Archive for November, 2014

Guatemalan art aids single mothers in need
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Guatemalan art aids single mothers in need

Arte de Guatemala is an annual event celebrating Guatemalan heritage and displays the talents and skills of the native people. John Brown University is hosting the event selling art and displaying paintings of the people who created it. The profits will aid families and children back in Guatemala. This year […]

Lifestyles

Benefits of listening to music

It turns out that music is good for you. Listening to it helps with anxiety, singing a language helps you learn it faster and playing an instrument completely opens up your mind. Imagine your brain working on all new cylinders — that’s your brain on music. In an article by […]

Lifestyles

Marriage Madness

Any student who has attended John Brown University can attest to a real and often-ridiculed pressure to get married. Undergraduates jest about “rings by spring” and “MRS degrees,” but where does this pressure originate? There is no explicit encouragement to get married put forward by the university itself. So why […]

Lifestyles

Exercise improves more than just physical health

Everybody knows that exercise is good for you, but other than its obvious health benefits, what else is it good for? It turns out that exercise is good for a lot, actually. Mayo Clinic, a nonprofit worldwide leader in medical care, research and education, posted an article by its staff […]

Lifestyles

Transitioning into adulthood

As we reach adulthood, everything seems to change. We may no longer feel at home in our childhood homes. More is expected of us from family, supervisors and even the federal government. For most people, college is where they will face these often-disruptive changes for the first time. John Brown […]

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Pope joins in young vs. old earth dispute

Pope Francis has added to the faith and science debate with an official papal opinion. As a result, faith and science discussions have picked up speed on John Brown University’s campus. On Monday, Oct. 27, Pope Francis delivered an address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences and espoused his stance […]

Accident survivor knows hope: Student loses half her family and still calls God ‘good’
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Accident survivor knows hope: Student loses half her family and still calls God ‘good’

The music swelled and the final note of “It Is Well With My Soul” hung in the air before fading into silence. The guests quietly began to exit the sanctuary, passing the three coffins at the front as they went. A soft murmur echoed throughout the building as each guest […]