Author Archives: Nick Brothers

The Weight of a Solider’s Heart

By Nick Brothers |

Beloved by the Fayetteville community for his kindness and moral strength, Jacob David George, 32, was a humble man. He committed suicide Sept. 17, 2014 in his home in Fayetteville, about a week after President Obama announced military action would be taken on Syria and the Islamic State.

Arkansas Senate Debate Recap: Mark Pryor v. Tom Cotton

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers 
Senator Mark Pryor supporters rally outside the UA Global Campus Tuesday, Oct. 14 evening.

There was already a bustle forming outside the final Arkansas senate debate for Senator Mark Pryor and Representative Tom Cotton at the University of Arkansas Global Campus before it even started.

Review: The Flash Ep. 2, “Fastest Man Alive”

By Dane La Born |

Well this last week just rushed by, didn’t it? Okay, I’ll try my best to keep the speed puns to a minimum, they are just so much fun!

Review: ‘Gotham’ Episode 4

By Dane La Born |

Another week goes by and here I sit, loyally tuning into Gotham and hoping beyond hope that it finally finds its footing.

Review: Walking Dead Season Premiere

By Dane La Born |

The Walking Dead exploded on screens last night for it’s fifth season premiere, and with it came more brutality than television sees this side of HBO.

President Clinton Rallies for Arkansas Dems

By Nick Brothers |
Staff Photo Nick Brothers:

Mike Ross (left) and Mark Pryor (right) stand with Former President Bill Clinton (center) as he addresses the crowd during his speech at the University of Arkansas.

Former President Bill Clinton called for early voting and voter engagement as the keynote speaker at the Arkansas Democrat candidate rally held on campus at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Tuesday, Oct. 7.

46 Is Only A Number

By Rachel Birdsell |
Rachel Birdsell

I’m happy to say that the belt is only slightly bigger than it was at 26. So, what have I learned in the past year?

Hog Town Haters Shaming Unnacceptable

By Dane La Born |
Dane La Born

Last week, someone published the names of the people who signed the petition to repeal Ordinance 119, the Civil Rights Ordinance that Fayetteville’s City Council had voted on the month before, onto a website.

Phantogram to Host Sold Out Show

By Nate Duke |
Courtesy Photo:

Sarah Barthel (vocals, keyboard) and Josh Carter (vocals, guitar) of Phantogram. The band is known for their approach to electronic rock and catchy hooks.

Rolling into Fayetteville this Saturday complete with electro rock sound and serious hip-hop beats is Phantogram.

Numerous Surprises Make ‘Gone Girl’ Worth Seeing

By Christopher Lawrence |

Of all the books I’ve never read, I’m perhaps most glad to have avoided Gillian Flynn’s “Gone Girl.”