Archive for February, 2014

News

BLU drives to Switchfoot

John Brown University students have the ability to see Switchfoot in concert on March 7 in Tulsa, Okla. For $25, students will receive food, a bro-tank, a ride to the concert and a concert ticket. The outing is sponsored by BLU Entertainment. “For dinner, a t-shirt, transportation and concert tickets, […]

Ruggers foster romance for tournament funds
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Ruggers foster romance for tournament funds

The John Brown University Rugby Club qualified for Nationals to be held in Los Angeles in April. Because the rugby team is a club rather than a University sports team, it is student led and almost entirely funded by the efforts of the players themselves, along with the assistance of […]

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University to host Day of Rememberance

Student Development is organizing a remembrance service for students, faculty and staff at John Brown University. Held March 3, the Monday of the first week of Lent, the short service will include scripture reading, hymns, prayer and a time for those attending to speak out loud the name of those […]

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University seeks eager orientation leaders

Orientation leader applications are now available for the coming fall semester. Applications will be due March 10, and group interviews begin March 12. Once interviewed and selected by the team of directors, leaders will have a spring training day on April 13 for more specific preparation. About 80-90 orientation leaders […]

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Students react to counseling center fees

John Brown University’s student counseling center now charges individuals $10 per session after their first eight individual sessions have been completed. The students on campus have voiced their opinions, and although many people understand why the center is doing this, some are still opposed to the new policy. The center […]

Study abroad to take undergrads to China
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Study abroad to take undergrads to China

John Brown University is offering a study abroad trip to China for the first time this summer. Randall Waldron, professor of economics and international business, will lead the trip. Waldron has visited China before, first as an adviser to a Christian campus group from the University of South Dakota, then […]

Lifestyles

Here comes Robin Hood

After chapel on Thursday, three pairs of students fought with swords on the quad. But where can you find more sword fighting? This weekend, the answer to that question is the Berry Performing Arts Center. Members of the student cast said they look forward to demonstrating their hard work. “I […]

Senior cherishes last scenes at JBU
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Senior cherishes last scenes at JBU

Her long curly brown locks bounce up and down as she flits across the stage. Her colorful ball gown sparkles underneath the spotlight and her beautiful smile is visible from any seat in the house. Laughter and applause fills the audience, but silence falls over the crowd when her voice […]

New Event Director jumps right into busy spring schedule
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New Event Director jumps right into busy spring schedule

A new face joined John Brown University as the Director of University Events on Jan. 27, 2014. A recent College of the Ozarks graduate, Rebecca Huff moved to Siloam Springs in December of 2013 after marrying John Brown University student, Calvin Huff. “I applied to several jobs around town, but […]

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University announces tuition increase

Over all tuition will increase by more than $1,000 with a 3.42 percent increase in the 2014-2015 academic year. This is the lowest percentage increase in the past 25 years, but the total cost for students has increased 35 percent since 2003-04, after correcting for inflation. The greatest increase in […]