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Alternatives to plastic that everyone can use

We easily find to-go cups from our favorite coffee shops, Walmart bags and plastic water bottles littering our college campus. We can also find them in our ocean, landfills and streets. I hear you: paper and plastic are useful and convenient. But my reply is that convenience can no longer […]

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College connections program partners with Ability Tree

John Brown University, in partnership with Ability Tree, launched the College Connections program, which invites young adults with significant cognitive disabilities to experience college life. The College Connections program originated after Ability Tree’s founders Joe and Jen Butler reached out to Jacob Stratman, chair of humanities and social sciences at […]

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Children empowered in new World Vision model

A new sponsorship put the power of choice in a child’s hands, thereby creating avenues for empowerment. In September, World Vision, a Christian humanitarian organization, announced a new sponsorship program called Chosen. For the first time in their 70-year history of conducting relief, development and advocacy activities in its work […]

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Impeachment inquiry confirmed by Pelosi

On Sept. 24, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi officially authorized an impeachment inquiry amid months of impeachment talks in Congress. Article II of the Constitution outlines the rules of impeachment and the removal of the president from office. It states, “the President, Vice President and all civil Officers of […]

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Confronting our history so we can have hope

The room was silent as we gathered to reflect on our trip to Montgomery. We all felt heavy with the enormity of our experience, the burden of having to process it all and nervousness about saying the wrong thing. How do you debrief hundreds of years of American history? How […]

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John MacArthur tells me so

“Go home. There is no case that can be made biblically for a woman preacher. Period, paragraph, end of discussion.” These words shook the western Christian world last week. Prominent pastor John MacArthur verbally attacked Beth Moore, speaker and woman’s ministry figurehead. All this took place during a Q&A at […]

Pure lives, pure ignorance: students seek health education
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Pure lives, pure ignorance: students seek health education

Every parent dreads talking about sex with their kids for the first time, but how many actually do it? According to the Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States, comprehensive sex education “includes age-appropriate, medically accurate information on a broad set of topics related to sexuality including human […]

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Mali citizens become victim to another ethnic cleansing

Last month, the Fulani people became victims to the fourth major “ethnic cleansing” attack to occur in Mali this year. On Saturday, March 23, “In addition to the killings, at least 70 were injured, allegedly by members of the Dogon ethnic group,” according to UN News. Since the beginning of […]

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Supreme Court to decide fate of WWI cross memorial

The Supreme Court seems likely to allow a 40-foot cross honoring fallen World War I soldiers to remain on public property in Maryland. According to the New York Times, the Bladensburg World War I Veterans Memorial was commissioned by the American Legion and built with private money in 1925. It […]