Month: March 2017

Outdoor Adventure Center opens
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Outdoor Adventure Center opens

The Outdoor leadership ministry program now has its own building. The Outdoor Adventure Center, located in the old Sager Cabin, helps make outdoor adventures easier by offering gear for JBU students, staff and faculty and their immediate family to rent. Mountain bikes, kayaks, canoes and equipment for camping and backpacking […]

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Ford invests in self-driving cars, ethics debated

Automotive magnate Ford Motor Company took a billion-dollar risk on a self-driving car startup. Ford hopes this new company, which specializes in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computer vision, will produce the hardware and software necessary to outfit Ford vehicles with self-driving technology by 2021. This is one more step […]

Uber faces more criticism on sexual assault
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Uber faces more criticism on sexual assault

Susan Fowler, a former Uber engineer, may have started a watershed moment for Uber when she wrote a blog post alleging that she faced sexual harassment at Uber’s corporate office. Uber was recently forced to ask for the resignation of Senior Vice President of engineering Amit Signal when he did […]

JBU hosts video game tournament
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JBU hosts video game tournament

Tension settles on a nearly quiet stadium. The clock shows the remaining time in a match between two teams of professionals. With keyboards clacking, computer mice clicking in measured and deliberate time and the monosyllabic communication between team members, the typical atmosphere of an eSports tournament quickens the blood of […]

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Arkansas requires citizenship test

Arkansas recently joined several other states in requiring graduating high schoolers to pass citizenship tests. New laws require all high-schoolers in Arkansas to pass the same test as immigrants seeking citizenship. At least fifteen other states require high school students to pass the civics section of the naturalization exam for […]

Refugees to resettle
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Refugees to resettle

The government of the Republic of Kenya announced they will relocate thousands of refugees living in one of the largest refugee camps in the world. Dadaab, a tented city of refugees, has been home for the past 23 years to around 300,000 Somali Refugees. The government of the Republic of […]