Film Review

Political Pollution

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By Rachel Birdsell “They think that somehow they know more about climate change than the very community that does nothing but study the climate.” Is anyone besides me thinking about how much of a sexy beast Bill Nye has been lately? Okay, maybe he’s only a sexy beast if you’re into skinny, geeky scientists who…

J. William Fulbright: Can an Empire Change Its Attitude?

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Empire

If you previously knew anything about J. William Fulbright, it was probably of his educational exchange program, one of the world’s most admired peacemaking innovations. One proposed exchange, as recounted in his last book, The Price of Empire, never began. In the early 1970s Fulbright approached the Soviets to apply part of their World War…

Mi Amigo Calvin

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Mi Amigo Calvin

By Ezequiel Perez Santiago As I sat in a plane on my way home late Saturday night all I could feel was despair. My eyes burned as the isolated silence of sitting in my solitary seat overwhelmed and tears began to flow. My heart ached as my mind failed to find any fairness in his…

Native and Ever Green

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By Amanda Bancroft “Evergreen trees play a big role for wildlife in your backyard during winter, so it’s important to understand our native evergreens to promote the best habitat we can for native species.” Readers Ask: Are evergreen trees really native to Arkansas? People have different interpretations of the term “native”, but if it was…