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School paper fights for rights amidst censorship
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School paper fights for rights amidst censorship

Springdale High School and Har-Ber High School officially split in 2005 because of the rapid growth in the Springdale school district. For over a decade, the two schools have been entrenched in an intense rivalry, especially in their athletic programs. In 2017, when five students in the athletic programs at […]

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JBU celebrates 100 years of Christ over all

In 1919, Woodrow Wilson was president, the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth and John E. Brown formed Southwestern Collegiate Institute. This college would later be renamed John E. Brown College, and later, John Brown University. JBU is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2019. John E. Brown founded JBU to […]

Shutdown affects students who receive financial aid
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Shutdown affects students who receive financial aid

An unplanned vacation for many government workers ensued on at the end of last year. As funding ceased for organizations, furloughed workers and U.S. citizens anticipated the government reboot. Since 1976, when the modern congressional budgeting process began, there have been 20 government shutdowns; however, the longest government shutdown in […]

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College students struggle with religious affiliation

In the last 30 years, an increasing number of young adults who grew up in Christian homes and enrolled in college have disengaged with their childhood faith and no longer identify as Christians. College is a time of growth and learning for many young adults. Often, students’ perspectives change as […]

Churches increase involvement in foster care
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Churches increase involvement in foster care

Following the call of Scripture to care for orphans, the church is increasing its involvement in the foster care system. 25 percent of Protestant or nondenominational church attenders know “someone from their church [who] has been involved in foster care over the past year,” according to LifeWay Research, a research […]

Californians endure aftermath of severe fire and rain
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Californians endure aftermath of severe fire and rain

Firefighters have finally ended California’s most deadly fire in its history. Camp Fire, located in Northern California’s Butte County, killed over 85 people with about 300 still unaccounted for. On Nov. 8, Camp Fire ignited and raged across Northern California for 18 days. According to the Cal Fire incident report, […]

Jews targeted at synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh
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Jews targeted at synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh

On an early Saturday morning the Jewish Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, devolved from a peaceful place of worship to a chaotic crime scene when a gunman opened fire, killing 11 congregants and wounding four police officers. There were three congregations celebrating Shabbat services: Tree of Life, Dor Hadash and New […]

Romero declared first Latin American saint
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Romero declared first Latin American saint

Oscar Romero, archbishop of El Salvador from 1977 to 1980, became the first Latin American saint to be canonized by the Catholic church. An outspoken opponent of the nation’s civil war, Romero was assassinated while giving mass in 1980. Pope Francis officiated his canonization ceremony on Oct. 13 at the […]