Archive for February, 2013

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Film industry seeks local cinema student talent

Northwest Arkansas’ burgeoning film industry is up-and-coming with the help of John Brown University students, thanks to the forthcoming film “Valley Inn.” “Valley Inn” is a romantic comedy, the story of a New Jersey college student who comes to the South as a traveling bookseller. The idea for this film […]

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MOSAIC events to celebrate heritage

To celebrate black history month, MOSAIC hosted several festivities around campus. On Wednesday, lunch in the cafeteria celebrated with a Soul Food theme. The leaders of MOSAIC came together to choose which tasty treats they wanted to share with the University community. MOSAIC also set up a movie documentary Feb. […]

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Legal changes to scholarship affect students

A bill passed through the Arkansas Senate on Monday could affect about 300 John Brown University students as well as many hopeful prospective students. The bill amends provisions of the Arkansas Lottery Scholarship, changing the award amount structure. Instead of the current $4,500 awarded each year, the amount will be […]

Presidential cabinet holds various honorable positions
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Presidential cabinet holds various honorable positions

President Chip Pollard is the new chair of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities board, for a two-year term. The board officially elected him at its meeting earlier this month. His main job will be to run the meetings and advise the recently-hired president of the Council, Edward Blews, […]

Campus celebrates faith differences
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Campus celebrates faith differences

When students at John Brown University gather in the Cathedral of the Ozarks for chapel, hundreds of voices blend together in worship. In the same way, the University creates an environment in which people from a variety of backgrounds come together. The University’s mission is to grow the whole person […]

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SGA proposal brings bikes to students

Students can soon rent a bicycle for a day, a weekend or even the semester. The Student Government Association passed a proposal last Thursday to allow an anonymous donor to buy several bicycles. Freshman Luke McFarlan, SGA engineering senator, is in charge of the project. He began working this fall, […]

Plumstone attends the Goat Roast
Lifestyles

Plumstone attends the Goat Roast

Last week I received my first ever invitation to an event I’ve gawked at for three years. Questions have fluttered through my mind in those years’ past. “How do I get invited to that thing? Would they let me kill the goat? Will it taste like mutton?” My good friend, […]

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Center provides creative outlet for Siloam Springs community

Sager Creek Arts Center has served as a source for visual arts in Siloam Springs for almost 30 years. The Center’s goal is to be an entertainment anchor in securing Siloam Springs as a destination location. Founded in 1984, the Center provided access to the arts for the local community […]

Community play unites young and old
Lifestyles

Community play unites young and old

The play, “In This House,” produced on Broadway, is taking temporary residence in the Sager Creek Arts Center in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. “In This House,” a musical comedy with only four characters, centers around two couples who are forced to confront underlying issues in their relationships while unexpectedly encountering one […]

Former professor takes the stage at Sager Creek
Lifestyles

Former professor takes the stage at Sager Creek

As a child, he had no ambitions. A lack of motivation led to his poor performance in both elementary and high school. He even dropped out of college. Gary Guinn: the man who went on to earn his doctorate in British literature and received the award for Teacher of the […]