Author Archives: Nick Brothers

Two Fish Bound by a Golden Cord

By Risa D’Angeles |

Until March 20th (Spring Equinox), Earth and her kingdoms (mineral, plant, animal, human) experience the influence of Pisces, sign of the World Savior.

An Affection for Alpacas

By Amanda Bancroft |
Staff Photo Amanda Bancroft

How about alpaca farming? It may seem quite unusual, but there are about 53,000 alpacas in the United States and many farms and breeders from Alaska to Florida.

Class is in Session

By Robert Laurence |
Ronnie K. Stephens

Ronnie K. Stephens will be the featured writer at the monthly meeting of the Ozarks Poets and Writers Collective, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24.

Time Keeps on Slippin’

By Rachel Birdsell |
Rachel Birdsell

The other day, I was browsing Target, piling way too many things into my cart as I want to do when I’m there, and I turned the corner and noticed a lot of bras and undies on display.

An Introduction to Organic Eating

By Ashleigh Price |
Courtesy Photo

It all began when I discovered an apple in my garage refrigerator that had been there since I’d moved in to the house nine months before.

Beak Experience

By Amy Alkon |
Amy Alkon

I recently started dating this new girl. I asked her whether her lips and boobs are real (and it turns out they are). However, I did call her out on having a nose job. She admitted it but seemed kind of upset. It’s the truth. And she’s beautiful, however she got that way. What’s the…

How Environments Can Affect Pregnancies

By Elizabeth Armstrong |
Elizabeth Armstrong

Can you image the difference in how you’d feel if you were sitting by an open window during rush-hour traffic surrounded by buildings and concrete in the heat of the day?

Dance Troupe Shares African Rhythms

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers

Kouakou Yao “Angelo,” director of Afrique Aya, leads his students at a performance at the Springdale Public Library, Feb. 8.

Kouakou Yao “Angelo,” the master drummer and dancer of Afrique Aya, surveyed the crowd at the Springdale Public Library — mostly families and children lying in wait for his next move.

Celebrating Fayetteville’s Black History

By Nick Brothers |

After several weeks of programs and events about the African-American experience in Fayetteville, a final celebration is planned to commence Feb. 22 at St. James Baptist Church in Fayetteville.

年节 Chinese New Year

By Risa D’Angeles |

This is the first week of Lent (purification, preparation) and according to the Luni-solar calendar, the Chinese Spring Festival/Lunar New Year of 2015 – Year of the Wood Sheep/Goat.