Month: December 2016

World

Trump reverses US stance on NATO

There are several unanswered questions after Trump’s narrow victory, as the controversial candidate’s wide claims have offended and divided people across party lines. Trump’s claims for his presidency range from building a wall across the Mexican border to pulling out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. How Trump will guide the United […]

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Canopy offers aid to war torn families

The Syrian Civil war has created a devastating chain reaction, impacting countries that are thousands of miles from the battle grounds. Thousands of Syrians are losing their homes, families and safety as a result of the Syrian civil war. The war is forcing these families to find a home somewhere […]

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Tulsa officer charged with manslaughter

84.5 miles from John Brown University in Tulsa Oklahoma, a Police officer has been charged with manslaughter in the death of an unarmed black man in September. Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby has plead not guilty. The attorney for the victim’s family said in the courtroom:” “Today was just the […]

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Trial for South Carolina shooter delayed

Jury selection for the trial of Dylan Storm Roof, charged with killing nine black church members in the summer of 2015, was to be held on November 7. The judge has delayed the selection to see if Roof is competent to stand trial. If he is found competent, jury selection […]

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Students begin loan payment

Approximately 91 percent of John Brown University graduates are paying down their debts after graduation, according to the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard, This means that 91 percent of graduates are able to start paying off their student loan debt within three years of graduating college. The University of […]

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2/3 of wildlife may be extinct

More than two thirds of the world’s wildlife may be extinct by 2020 because of exploitation of natural resources, climate change and pollution as well as human population growth, according to a recent report released by the World Wildlife Fund. In the report, the WWF estimated a 58 percent decline […]

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Interfaith households increase in U.S.

A recent Pew study found that 21 percent of millennials are raised in interfaith homes. The 21 percent is made up of nine percent who are raised by two people who are both religious, but claim different religions. Six percent were raised by one Protestant and one Catholic, while three […]

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Freshman struggle to find new church

Walking into a church building for the first-time can intimidate first visitors. This common dilemma daunts many college freshmen as they try to find a church to call home. The Guinness Book of World Records previously awarded Siloam Springs, Arkansas the Most Churches per Capita record, but first-year students still […]