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Giving Poetry A New Name

It’s poetry. It’s burlesque. It’s comedy. It’s the 2012 Individual World Poetry Slam, and it’s happening in Fayetteville from Oct. 3 through Oct. 6.


Movies In The Obscure

By Claire Ala “Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity For Women Worldwide”  shows how men have been placed in positions of power while women are mistreated solely because they

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Top Secret: You Can Nullify The Drug War

By Abel Tomlinson In civics class, we are taught that we have only three branches of government. However, there is a secret fourth branch of power that remains in the


Casings — A Cause For Concern

By Joyce Hale The purpose of casing conduits that pass thousands of feet down into the ground is to create a permanently isolated free-flowing path for gas to come to


An Ode To Pink

By Rachel Birdsell Ladies, do you ever feel discriminated against by having to use so many things that are obviously made for men? Well, I’m here to ease your frustration


Local Blues Winners Talk National Competitions

One local blues artist and one band talk about their chance at the national spotlight. What are there winning strategies, and what do they love about blue’s music?

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Wage Gap Continues in Arkansas

Staff Report An unprecedented analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data released today shows that the gender-based wage gap affects women in every corner of the state. In fact, in every

Advice Risa's Astrology

(Esoteric Astrology) The Road Taken

Risa’s Stars We are in Libra now, the sign of creating Right Relations with our world and all we encounter. Libra is also the sign of balance. We oscillate between

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Revolutionizing Woodwork

Drop Quote: “It’s kind of like a person who’s gone down the wrong path. It takes a little bit longer to get them together as opposed to being a blank

Commentary Features

Making Ripples

By Amanda Bancroft Admit it — at some point, you’ve fantasized about living in a sandcastle you made on the beach as a kid. Or maybe you created a snow