Author Archives: Anthony Blake

Debate Prep: George Bush, Bill Clinton & Ross Perot (1992)

J.P. Gairhan is a sophomore political science major in the Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences from Cabot, Arkansas. He is involved intimately with the Associated Student Government, The Traveler, the Distinguished Lecture Committee, and Phi Delta Theta. Upon graduation … Continue reading

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Debate Prep: John F. Kennedy v. Richard Nixon (1960)

Jake Kyte is a senior at the University of Arkansas, studying journalism and political science with a concentration in advertising and public relations. Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Ruston, Louisiana, Jake is a reporter for the Arkansas Traveler … Continue reading

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Debate Prep: Bill Clinton v. Robert Dole (1996)

Baxter Yarbrough is from Morrilton, Arkansas and a sophomore at the University of Arkansas. He is double majoring in political science and psychology with a minor in marketing. Yarbrough is involved in the University of Arkansas’s chapters of Beta Theta Pi, Young … Continue reading

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Recent NBC/Survey Monkey Poll Shows Clinton holding onto Lead, Third Party Candidates Holding onto Sizable Percentage

Maxwell Carter is a freshman biomedical engineering major and Bodenhamer Fellow at the University of Arkansas. An avid follower of politics, Carter interned with the Democratic Party of Arkansas in the summer of 2015 and founded a Young Democrats chapter … Continue reading

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Looking Toward the Future: Embracing Uncertainty

Zana N. English is a fourth-year student within the Fulbright College honors program. She is majoring in international relations and political science in Fulbright and economics within the Walton School of Business. Originally from Marianna, AR, Zana is actively involved … Continue reading

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Middlespeak: Building Bridges to Immigrant Integration

We’ve all seen the photo of Omran Daqneesh, the little boy in an ambulance in Aleppo, covered in dust and blood from an airstrike that destroyed his home. International news has been awash in stories of immigrants crossing borders from Syria … Continue reading

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Saving Cash on Great Lash: Iliana Cuts Costs at L’Oreal

If you forget any of your safety equipment, you’re likely to get a firm nudge before you pass the first production line. The workers tromp around in steel-toed boots, goggles and hairnets while automated machines whir to life about them. … Continue reading

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Postcard from Cape Town: Darby Guinn

Darby Guinn, honors English and journalism major, spent the summer learning the joys and difficulties of piloting a Peacework service learning initiative in Cape Town, South Africa. Darby’s bond with her fellow travelers and her mission to make real changes made … Continue reading

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Mining the Potential of Gold Nanoparticles

David Jacobson, an honors chemical engineering and physics junior, is helping us learn a little more about gold nanoparticles and their “nearly futuristic applications,” from the improvement of solar panels to the creation of cloaking devices (James Bondesque invisible sports coupe, … Continue reading

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A Taste of Istanbul: Sketching Connections in Turkey and Denmark

Last summer Adel Vaughn and 12 other landscape architecture students from the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design explored two very different 21st century cities: Istanbul, Turkey and Copenhagen, Denmark. For Adel, a sketchbook assignment became much more than … Continue reading

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