Archive for October, 2013

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Eternal Threads combats sex slavery, fights poverty

There are more people enslaved today than during the 18th and 19th century, said Laura Egle, founder of Eternal Threads, who spoke to students at John Brown University on Monday night. “Trafficking is not a moral issue, it’s a poverty issue,” said Egle. Eternal Threads is a non-profit organization based […]

Engineer seniors to build lunabot, 3-D printer
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Engineer seniors to build lunabot, 3-D printer

Autonomous robots and 3-D printers are everyday items for these senior engineering students. The engineering program is one of the largest and oldest traditional undergraduate programs that John Brown University offers, providing students opportunities to work with projects from NASA, the Institute of Affordable Transportation, National Institute for the Severely […]

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Education department sends students back to school

Twent years ago, John Brown University’s education department began a partnership with the Siloam Springs School District, a partnership that Grace Davis has watched change over time. Davis said the partners’ most recent change is a transition to embedded field experience, in which a faculty member and their class go […]

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Career development eases students into real world

At some point in every person’s life comes a time to enter the “real world.” Graduation commences and what happens next can be a complete mystery. But according to recent graduates, the John Brown University experience provides all that is needed to transition into life after college. Hayley Hendren graduated […]

Scribes of Hope
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Scribes of Hope

“To give us hope in the face of life’s many challenges, we catch the miracle of God’s spirit to regenerate his people from dead-end living.” These words describe a painting by artist Timothy Botts. Botts, a calligraphy artist, created a traveling gallery for the group Christians in Visual Arts. On […]

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Patience, the operetta is coming

How much should outward appearance matter in love? This is a question that John Brown University students will seek to answer in their performance of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan’s satirical operetta “Patience,” showing Nov. 8-10 and 15-16. The University’s music theater workshop invites you to peer into a different […]

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Students enjoy ‘Local’ concert in Tulsa

As the Local Natives took the the stage, 40 John Brown University students sat captivated in the audience, listening to a band they would not have otherwise seen on campus. On Oct. 5, JBU student activity group, BLUE, or Bringing Live Unplugged Entertainment, took 40 students to a Local Natives […]

Race card project spurs discussion
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Race card project spurs discussion

Students, faculty and administrators at John Brown University have spent weeks thinking about how to have productive conversations about race. It started with six words. “’Imago Dei’ applies to all colors,” Abby Chestnut wrote. This Monday marked the end of the Race Card Project, an international movement to start conversations […]

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Faith and Halloween spawn differing perspectives

Christians have different perspectives on whether to celebrate Halloween. Between children trick or treating for candy and people dressing up as ghosts, monsters and skeletons, the question is raised whether Halloween promotes good or evil. “I don’t have anything against it,” said Amber Moore, a junior. “But I don’t enjoy […]

Debaters Triumph at Golden Eagles Invitational
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Debaters Triumph at Golden Eagles Invitational

Four competitors from the JBU Forensics Team earned the crown as co-champions of Parliamentary Debate at the Golden Eagle Invitational held last weekend. The pairing of Justin Burchfiel and Walker Martin “closed out” the final round of the tournament with their squadmates Michael Burchfiel and Brad Johnson. To net the […]