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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 […]

Why do we love cheesy Christmas movies?
Opinion

Why do we love cheesy Christmas movies?

I grew up in a house of six kids, and every year when the Christmas season rolled around the day after Thanksgiving, my siblings and I dove into Christmas cheer by watching our favorite Christmas flicks. As a kid, these movies were exciting, funny and heartfelt, but as I grew […]

Chaplain to Chancellor: Reed family says goodbye
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Chaplain to Chancellor: Reed family says goodbye

Rod Reed, the Chaplain at John Brown University, as well as his wife, Michelle Reed, who works in Student Development, will leave campus next semester as Rod has accepted the chancellor position at the Marion Residential Campus of Indiana Wesleyan University. On Nov. 13, John Brown University President Chip Pollard […]

Californians endure aftermath of severe fire and rain
News

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, […]

Anonymous Instagram poetry page offers outlet
Lifestyles

Anonymous Instagram poetry page offers outlet

In September, two John Brown University students started an Instagram page called Embers of Deconstruction, where they post student-submitted art, photography and poetry. The admins of this page are anonymous, as well as the poets and artists that submit. The bio reads, “Confidentiality guaranteed,” creating a safe space for students […]

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John Brown University welcomes new faculty members

Chad Clark is the new assistant professor of music, joining forces with the growing Communication and Fine Arts department at John Brown University. Clark directs the choirs and teaches a choral technique class to music education majors on campus. Clark obtained his undergraduate degree at George Fox University, a small […]

Caravan approaches U.S. border from Mexico
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Caravan approaches U.S. border from Mexico

Approximately 5,000 people seek asylum and journey through Mexico towards the United States. Hungry, exhausted and scared for their lives, they keep on despite many obstacles. Originating in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Oct. 13, a small group of around 160 people banded together with the intent of seeking asylum […]

Nostalgia served in a hunny pot
Opinion

Nostalgia served in a hunny pot

All there is at first is a yellow-white screen, resembling aged old paper. A soft tune starts up as sketch lines begin to appear. A tree comes into focus, its leaves an ambiguous clump. Fluffy clouds come next, and then the grass, revealing a hill and a path. The music […]