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Small businesses thrive downtown

December 4, 2014

With an estimated population of 15,856 and an estimated 2,087 companies in Siloam Springs, it would seem that the livelihoods of businesses both large and small are easily accomplished.

Too many children, not enough homes

December 4, 2014

When it comes to adopting children, whether it be foreign or domestic, the obstacles can be devastating. Social Psychologist Susan Newman discussed the various barriers that couples face when looking into adoption.

U.S. hides homeless from sight

December 4, 2014

The homeless: what should be done with them?

This is a question cities across the nation are wrestling with. States such as California, New York and Florida have implemented regulations restricting the homeless out of a desire to protect communities from dangerous situations.

Students produce campus coverage

December 4, 2014

John Brown University communication students are working to create TV news broadcast Eaglebreak. In its second season, students continue to grow and improve as on-air personalities, reporters, editors and producers.

No more quarters: Coinless laundry

December 4, 2014

Coinless laundry machines across campus will make their debut beginning in the spring 2015 semester.

Controversy erupts over telescope on sacred ground

November 20, 2014

A groundbreaking and Hawaiian blessing ceremony, for one of the world’s largest telescopes, was interrupted by protestors at the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii.

Educators emphasize remembrance of the Holocaust

November 20, 2014

The last generation of Holocaust survivors is passing away. Educators believe that the history and education of the Holocaust must live on past the grave, and are trying new ways to make the stories more tangible.

Mock Rock keeps rockin’ after a decade

November 20, 2014

Five men walked onto the front of the stage as the opening of ‘Bye Bye Bye’ by N’SYNC blares from the speakers. A crowd of girls swarms the stage screaming, reaching for their hands with excitement as their preteen dream of seeing their favorite boy band is finally realized.

33 states approve: Same-sex marriage legalization fight continues

November 20, 2014

Looking at the media on any given day, it’s clear that same-sex marriage is an ongoing conversation in every state.

On May 17, 2004, Massachusetts became the first to legalize same-sex marriage. The most recent state to allow same-sex marriage is Kansas according to Boston Globe.

Capital takes the high road

November 20, 2014

The capital of the United States now sanctions the use of marijuana for recreational purposes. Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C. joined Washington State and Colorado as Marijuana-friendly zones this past month.

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