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March of the DREAMers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. In a move considered controversial by Democrats and Republicans alike, President Donald Trump called to end the Consideration for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The program, established through executive order by President Barack Obama, allowed both deferred action and its renewal for undocumented immigrants in […]

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JBU commemorates victims of 9/11 attacks

For many of the students at John Brown University, 9/11 is a distant memory. Many students were too young to see the implications of the attacks, or even to fully understand what was happening at all, but for adult citizens of the United States, the attacks were terrifying. While there […]

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Opioid use fuels further addiction

Opioid addiction in the United States has claimed thousands of lives. According to American Society of Prescription Medicine, in 2015, there were over 52,000 recorded deaths from opioid overdose. Four out of five current heroin addictions started with prescription painkillers. Opioids have proven themselves to be a huge problem across […]

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Hurricane targets Texas homes

When Category 4 tropical storm Harvey made landfall on August 25, 2017, no one expected history in the making. Residents of Rockport, Texas observed 130 mph vortex winds, and soon, a large swath of Texas braced for the first hurricane to strike it and the surrounding Gulf of Mexico since […]

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Sex trafficking allegations

A woman contacted the Siloam Springs Police Department following an Aug. 5 incident with alleged sex traffickers at the Bob Henry Park in Siloam Springs. According to an article release by 5 News, the Siloam Springs Police Department requested the woman contact a detective in the criminal investigation division to […]

Study exposes social media as unhealthy
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Study exposes social media as unhealthy

Social media links to depression according to a new study. A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found a significant correlative trend between the amount of time spent on social media and depression. The study, which gathered statistics from 1,787 young adults aged 19-32, found that […]

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TSA increases security measures

Some travelers have questioned the effectiveness of new Transportation Security Agency regulations. In an attempt to make air travel safer the Transportation Security Administration increased security regulations,as the war on terror and threats from extremist groups such as ISIS continue. TSA officers previously had five options for pat-downs, with varying […]

JBU offers master’s in special ed
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JBU offers master’s in special ed

John Brown University will offer a new Master of Education degree in special education, according to a press release. In the Siloam Springs school district 560 students are classified as having a disability. With the increasing amount of students with disabilities, according to the Center for Disease Control, there is […]

LA college sued over free speech zone
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LA college sued over free speech zone

Six hundred and sixteen square feet have been set aside as a free speech zone in a California college. Recently a college student in Los Angeles, California, began the process of suing The Los Angeles Community College District for the policy enacted by Pierce College which he claimed violated his […]