Author Archives: Nick Brothers

Sun in Leo, Rosy Star, Venus & Uranus Retrograde

By Risa D’Angeles |

Three major celestial events occur this week. Wednesday, Sun enters Leo, highlighting the heart center of everyone.

Growing A Healthier Community: Seeds That Feed Goes Mobile

By Nick Brothers |
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Forty percent of food in the United States today goes uneaten.

Are Invasive Species Bad?

By Amanda Bancroft |
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There’s an old saying: if it’s not broke, don’t fix it!

The Science of Make-Up Sex

By Amy Alkon |

Sex can be a form of peacekeeping, since your girlfriend can’t be screaming that you loaded the dishwasher wrong if she’s screaming, “OHGOD!OHGOD!OHGOD!”

The Weekly Lowdown: Whataburger Opens, People Whatalose Their Damn Minds

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers On its second day of being open, there was still a constant line of cars waiting in line to be served at the new Whataburger fast food restaurant on Martin Luther King Boulevard in Fayetteville.

Y’all saw it. People — let’s just go ahead and presume mostly ex-Texans — were waiting for upwards of two hours (during lunch) for fast food cheeseburgers Monday when Whataburger opened on Martin Luther King Boulevard.

Feeling the Bern from Wall Street to Dickson Street

By Abel Tomlinson |
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On July 29, Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will be rallying for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 presidential election on Dickson Street.

Beware of the Bern! Ivory tower pundits dismiss the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, but a grassroots revolution appears to be spreading like wildfire.

Light in the Mind, Light of the World

By Risa D’Angeles |

On July 15th, at the new moon (no light) something new was initiated in the Unites States called Jade Helm (July 15 – Sept. 15).

The Weekly Lowdown: Statues of Limitations

By Nick Brothers |
This 2014 photo provided by The Satanic Temple shows a bronze Baphomet, which depicts Satan as a goat-headed figure surrounded by two children. The Satanic Temple, a group advocating the separation of church and state, is considering proposing that the statue be placed outside the Arkansas Statehouse after their first choice of the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was scuttled in 2015 by a state Supreme Court ruling barring all religious monuments. (The Satanic Temple via AP)

Back in April, Arkansas state legislators approved a privately funded statue of the Ten Commandments to be erected on the Capitol lawn.

Folk Trio to Release Debut Album

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers Folk trio Snake Girty Turncoat consists of Ansel Ogle (front, vocals, banjo, guitar) Ginny Garber-Ogle (vocals, piano) and Joshua Walters, (right, vocals, octave mandolin, guitar)

While the name Snake Girty Turncoat sounds like a folk legend, it’s actually the Fayetteville-based folk trio of musicians Ansel Ogle, Ginny Garber-Ogle and Joshua Walters.

Lovely Ladybugs

By Amanda Bancroft |
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Do ladybugs bring good luck? Well, not if you’re an aphid.