Opinion

by Dan Wright -

We need more ‘FARM’ in the Farm Bill

As president of Arkansas Farm Bureau, I have the privilege of seeing Arkansas’s diverse agriculture industry from a front-row seat. I also understand many of the challenges facing our state’s largest industry,…

by Mark Zweig -

The art of borrowing

As a small business owner and real estate investor, I regularly talk with my friends who are also into it, and what rates we are paying on various types of…

by Chuck Hyde -

Gaps don’t get better with growth

The political season is upon us, and a big part of the narrative is about how things are going and the question, “Are we better off today than we were…

by Michael Tilley -

Riff Raff: A strange report

“This seems strange …” That’s how a rep with Turn Key construction began a sentence about his thoughts on a report attempting to reveal the causes of flooding at the…

by Aryn Merritt -

Swipe fees and security threats

While the new year begins, Visa and Mastercard have yet to back down from their fight to defeat legislation known as the Credit Card Competition Act (CCCA), which would finally…

by Kelly Carlson -

Looking and planning ahead

The housing situation in Northwest Arkansas has been discussed and reported on for years. Over the past four to five years, the primary focus has been affordability and availability as…

by Dr. Jamie Griffin -

Uniquely navigating the college landscape

The college admissions landscape has evolved significantly in recent years, as evidenced by tightening acceptance rates at selective and highly selective colleges and universities, the introduction of test-optional and test-free…

by Daniel Weatherly -

The pros and cons of AI in cyber security

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing. Organizations are adopting the technology in different areas throughout. AI has many benefits, but there are growing concerns about its usage including…

by Roy Ockert -

Hoping for journalism leadership at ASU

Pat and I graduated in 1967 as part of the first class to have “university” on our diplomas. After earning a master’s degree at the University of Oklahoma, I returned…