The Immigration Game

By Samia Ismail Nov. 1, 2019   “Why are you involved in politics?” This question followed me while I worked on 2018 election campaigns, always with an emphasis on the “you.” Why are you involved in politics? What are you doing here? My answer is that by virtue of...

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All’s Fair in Art and Politics

by Beth Dedman   SPRINGDALE — “Hey, chief, how much for the gun belt?” He called everyone chief. Samuel Rivera Lopez looked much different from the rest of the vendors and shoppers at the Rodeo of the Ozarks antique car part show. Among all of the elderly white...


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The Immigration Game

By Samia Ismail Nov. 1, 2019   “Why are you involved in politics?” This question followed me while I worked on 2018 election campaigns, always with an emphasis on the “you.” Why are you involved in politics? What are you doing here? My answer is that by virtue of...

Let’s Talk About Sex

by Karen Sue McKenzie In the Bible Belt, abstinence is ideal, but oftentimes people choose to have sex anyways. In turn, rates of sexual infections in the South continue to rise.     In July 2017 I worked at an ice cream shop. I was scooping a sample of...


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Fayetteville Farmer’s Market

Photos by Sarah Young April 8, 2019

Fayetteville’s Fight for Cannabis

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