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JBU Expands Academic Catalog for Fall 2021

Over the course of its history, John Brown University has added numerous programs in an attempt to cater to students looking for a Christian college experience within different fields. However, adding new programs has become somewhat of a balancing act. New programs are designed to create new opportunities for prospective […]


The Importance of Study Abroad

Visiting the world beyond the U.S. can be an exciting experience; however, preparing to travel the vast expanses of the globe can seem overwhelming. John Brown University understands that college is the perfect place to try new things, meet new people and visit new places. Because of this, JBU offers […]


The Tragedy of Blenders

Last Christmas, I received a blender. It was shiny, easy to use and exactly what I needed to make smoothies, with which I have an unhealthy relationship. This past week, I finally pulled it out of the box and got around to making a smoothie. I had made a smoothie […]


Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed to the US Supreme Court

In the midst of a divisive election, a global pandemic and the loss of iconic Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new female figure emerged on the Supreme Court: Conservative Amy Coney Barrett. Barrett, formerly a judge for the Seventh US Circuit Court of Appeals, was sworn into office […]


#endSARS Movement Gathers Attention

One of the many groundbreaking social movements of 2020 surfaced in Nigeria last month and has taken the world by storm. The movement #endSARS began trending on Twitter in October as millions gathered in Nigeria to protest the brutal actions of the Nigerian federal police group called the Special Anti-Robbery […]


What Devotionals Mean for Christians

Which do you read more: daily devotionals or the Bible? This interesting and difficult question looks different for each Christian, but it contains an important concern. That is, the Christian community needs to be careful in not idolizing other forms of literature over the Bible but instead, use devotionals as […]


Clubs Face Lower Funding and Attendance in Fall 2020

While John Brown University has managed to remain on campus throughout almost the entire semester, it wasn’t without some sacrifice. Being on campus in-person is something that JBU has championed as a feat of adaptation by students and faculty. President Chip Pollard said at a scholarship event that “only 30% […]


You Asked! Surviving Christmas Break

You Asked! is the column where the Center for Healthy Relationships (CHR) answers. Please send your questions to or text 479-308-8508 Q: Two months Christmas break! Hooray! Two months back with my family… Hooray? We’re not sure if a two-month break between semesters is a good thing or a […]


Guatemala Water Project

Water is essential and so common here in the United States. However, clean water can change someone´s life in developing countries. In Guatemala, approximately half of its population lives in poverty. Among the many challenges that poverty brings is one of the greatest challenges: access to clean water. Not having […]


A Reflection on SGA

My name is Yarelis Batista, and I am serving as the vice president of election and legislation for the 2020-2021 Student Government Association (SGA). This is my second year working for SGA, and I wanted to share a little of my experience. 2020 has been a difficult year for all […]