Month: March 2012

Selling fashion for a cause: Alumni work for India
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Selling fashion for a cause: Alumni work for India

To the beat of up-tempo music and flashing lights, several woodblock-printed scarves and handbags journeyed all the way from Rajpur, India to a 50-foot runway in Northwest Arkansas. JOYN, the India-based, development-seeker textile company founded by John Brown University alumni, featured its newest designs at the opening of Northwest Arkansas […]

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University considers drug testing

The development of a potential athletic drug education program is the subject of ongoing conversations between the athletic department and other groups on campus at John Brown University. Todd Bowden, head athletic trainer, has been in the process of drafting a drug philosophy specifically for the athletic department. This semester, […]

Catching fun, releasing stress
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Catching fun, releasing stress

A full moon lights the lake while thousands of large mayflies hatch on the surface of a lake Michigan’s Sylvania Wilderness. Large mouth bass make a sharp, slurping sound as they snap up the flies. Fly fishermen wading in the water flick their lines, attempting to land where they heard […]

Lady Eagles lose quiet leadership
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Lady Eagles lose quiet leadership

On the court, senior post Chelsea Garrison is known for taking over the paint, blocking shots and halting lay ups before they get near the basket. But off the court, Chelsea Garrison is known for her quiet leadership and gentle spirit. “My goal was to lead by how I play,” […]

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Bracing for 2012 tornado season

When attending a university sitting just outside of “Tornado Alley,” it is important to know the significance of incliment weather when it forms. Drive three hours in one direction, and you land in Oklahoma City, which according to NOAA.gov, has had the most recorded tornadoes for a single city in […]

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Tourney leaves school in the black

The Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament drew regional fans and proved a success for the University, thanks to the work of faculty and alumnus volunteers. The Sooner Athletic Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament at Bill George Arena was University’s first time hosting. Between managing lodging, transportation, and scheduling for visiting […]

‘Criston and Caleb’ are the Next Big Thing
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‘Criston and Caleb’ are the Next Big Thing

“I’ve always felt too small in a world so large to make a difference,” sang senior Criston Anderson in the opening line of his performance with Caleb Powers Saturday night at The Next Big Thing. However, the two-song show was anything but small. Anderson and Powers easily won over both […]

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Arties honor best of JBU’s creative minds

JBU students lit up the Siloam Springs community center tonight with beautiful dresses, sleek black suits and stunning awards. The Visual Art Foundry, a student group for those interested in the fields of art provided at John Brown University, hosted the fifth annual Arties awards gala. The Arties is a […]

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Oklahoma schools win big in SAC

Coming into the weekend of the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament, the men’s and women’s seasons could not have been more different. The women’s teams from Lubbock Christian and Southern Nazarene separated themselves from the pack and nationally ranked No. 1 Oklahoma City had previously established itself as an elite force. […]

JBU alumnus receives SAC honor
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JBU alumnus receives SAC honor

Former JBU First Team All-American and NAIA National Player of the Year, Brandon Cole has been named to the NAIA’s 75th Anniversary Men’s Basketball All-Star Team. The team, which is comprised of 60 athletes and 15 coaches, commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the longest continuous national basketball tournament in any […]