Month: March 2013

Coat and tie event celebrates artistic skill
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Coat and tie event celebrates artistic skill

Black top hats, long elegant dresses, white button-up shirts and an overall air of class filled the Berry Performing Arts Center Friday night for the seventh annual Arties, hosted by the Visual Art Foundry. The Arties celebrate the work of Fine Arts and Communication students throughout the year for everything […]

VIBE murder mystery dinner creates fun for all
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VIBE murder mystery dinner creates fun for all

John Brown University students dressed to the nines to attend a murder mystery dinner, hosted by VIBE on March 8. According to junior Rachel Bannert, one of the VIBE team members, about 50 people signed up to attend the Mardi Gras themed event centered around Pierre DuPre, a millionaire socialite […]

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Colloquium encourages exploring graduating purpose

Applying for prestigious fellowships such as the Fulbright or the Harry S. Truman Scholarship is a daunting task. In order to make the process more accessible to students, John Brown University is offering a new course next semester to help students prepare for the application. Brad Gambill, associate professor of […]

University hosts 23 schools at national forensics competition
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University hosts 23 schools at national forensics competition

Hundreds of forensics students from Christian colleges competed this weekend at a national competition hosted by John Brown University. The National Christian College Forensic Association Nationals competition included 187 competitors from 23 universities competing in 15 categories, plus nearly 60 judges and coaches to facilitate the competition. Over 300 trophies […]

See community through commuters’ eyes
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See community through commuters’ eyes

The word “community” is thrown around a lot on the John Brown University campus. Students go to chapel to foster a sense of spiritual community; they eat in the cafeteria to spend time building communal relationships, and professors work to foster educational communities. Many students choose the University because of […]

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City water rate increase impacts all

The city of Siloam Springs will increase water rates for all residential, commercial, and industrial users on April 1. The rates for water and sewer services have not increased since 2007. This increase will affect everyone in the community, including John Brown University and its students. This initial increase will […]

Lifestyles

Plumstone: Food brings good friends together

It was therapeutic for me to be on cookie duty. Two Sundays ago was my day to provide refreshments for the church after worship. Normally, one can reasonably expect there to be any of the following: Cheez-Its, pretzels, little butter cookies, Gardettos, brownies, chocolate chip cookies, and perhaps–if you’re lucky–those […]

Benevolence speaks to campus
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Benevolence speaks to campus

Walking into John McCullough’s office, most visitors are greeted with a strong handshake and leave with a hug. His demeanor is soft and inviting, making even strangers feel at home. He immediately makes eye contact with whoever is in the room, giving each person his full attention. His love for […]

Gallery draws in audience
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Gallery draws in audience

“Write this down: MAGNIFICENT” Nick Ogle, assitant professor of family and human services, is enthusiastic about Marissa Eclov’s gallery Quietly Found. Eclov’s gallery features a collection of mixed media. She feels that her three-dimensional pieces force her viewers to engage with her art more fully and process internally. “It’s very […]