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News Grammy-nominated quartet to perform

Grammy-nominated quartet to perform

The New York Polyphony will be returning to John Brown University on Saturday, Feb. 6 for a vocal performance in the Berry Performing Arts Center. The New York Polyphony is a men’s a cappella quartet that has toured in Germany, the Netherlands, New York and the United Kingdom. The group […]

Opinion Don’t run from your mistakes

Don’t run from your mistakes

Question: Our 17-yearold son is obsessed with a fear of failure. So much that he is withdrawing from normal activities and afraid to try new things. How can we help him? No parent wants to see their child overwhelmed by the shame and embarrassment of failure. We want our kids […]

Sports The Super Bowl unifies everyone

The Super Bowl unifies everyone

It’s the pinnacle of household gatherings, the most advertised time of the year and the climax of American sports championships. The Super Bowl is approaching quickly, meaning one thing: lots of food, football and friends. It is possibly the most celebrated time of the year in America. It seems a […]

Lifestyles Social media personified

Social media personified

Social media sites are a lot like people. They’re artsy, adaptable, creative, informative, entertaining and sometimes mysterious. They communicate facts, share ideas and tell stories. Each social network serves a unique purpose and influences people in different ways. Social media sites play such a significant role in our everyday lives […]

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The Super Bowl unifies everyone
Sports

The Super Bowl unifies everyone

It’s the pinnacle of household gatherings, the most advertised time of the year and the climax of American sports championships. The Super Bowl is approaching quickly, meaning one thing: lots of food, football and friends. It is possibly the most celebrated time of the year in America. It seems a […]

Grammy-nominated quartet to perform
News

Grammy-nominated quartet to perform

The New York Polyphony will be returning to John Brown University on Saturday, Feb. 6 for a vocal performance in the Berry Performing Arts Center. The New York Polyphony is a men’s a cappella quartet that has toured in Germany, the Netherlands, New York and the United Kingdom. The group […]

More millennials living at home
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More millennials living at home

More women between the ages of 18 and 34 are living with their parents or other relatives than in the 1940s, according to Pew Research Center. In 1940, 36.2 percent of young women, or women age 18-35, lived with their parents or relatives. This was previously the highest percentage of […]

Psychologist explains technology’s effect
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Psychologist explains technology’s effect

A Google search for ‘college students and stress,’ gets about 161 million results, equal to roughly half the population of the United States. Professors warn incoming freshmen not to get overwhelmed in their first semester, and resources and advice on how to relieve stress and protect mental health are abundant. […]

Lent Event informs students on church traditions
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Lent Event informs students on church traditions

The Student Ministry Leadership Team hosted the ‘Lent Event’ this Monday to better inform students on the spiritual importance of the liturgical year. The event featured Robbie Castleman, professor of biblical studies, as the keynote speaker. Castleman explained not only the importance of Lent, but of the entire liturgical year. […]

Don’t run from your mistakes
Opinion

Don’t run from your mistakes

Question: Our 17-yearold son is obsessed with a fear of failure. So much that he is withdrawing from normal activities and afraid to try new things. How can we help him? No parent wants to see their child overwhelmed by the shame and embarrassment of failure. We want our kids […]

Ultimate Frisbee seeks success in spring season
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Ultimate Frisbee seeks success in spring season

Ultimate Frisbee teams Ironfist and Savage Skies are working hard to prepare themselves for their next big step: Nationals. Both teams have been training in preparation for the tournaments they will have during the semester. D-line handle Jacob Hash said that Ironfist has practiced nonstop since last semester. “We practice […]

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Vote in the primaries

Candidates neck and neck after Iowa Ted Cruz (R) and Hillary Clinton (D) have been declared the winners of the 2016 Iowa Caucus as of Monday. The legislative meeting determined that Cruz and Clinton will receive the majority of delegates elected to the county convention, which then elects delegates for […]

Stop trying to reason away racism
Opinion

Stop trying to reason away racism

“Why would we listen when American churches scuff their Toms on our brothers’ dead bodies as they march to stop gay marriage?” These words, in Lecrae’s song “Gangland,” spoken by Christian rapper, Propaganda, depict the pent-up frustration of the black community with the attitude of the American church toward racial […]

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Education department gains honor society

The Education department recently established a chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, the International Honor Society in Education, at John Brown University. Members will take part in an initiation ceremony later today, when they will join the society that boasts such names as Eleanor Roosevelt, Albert Einstein and George Washington Carver. […]