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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 […]

News

#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 […]

Faith

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 […]

Lifestyles

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% […]

Lifestyles

You Asked! Surviving Christmas Break

You Asked! is the column where the Center for Healthy Relationships (CHR) answers. Please send your questions to chr@jbu.edu 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 […]

Opinion

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 […]

Opinion

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 […]

Election

Campus looks beyond the 2020 election

Through the years, John Brown University has abided by the motto “Christ Over All” and vows to educate its students’ “head, heart and hands.” When a pandemic arose, JBU adopted another saying, “Love God; love others; love JBU.” So, what will the university have to say to its students after […]

Election

Presidential race comes down to the wire

With the final presidential debate under the nation’s belt, the weight of this election is being felt now more than ever throughout the country. The New York Times reported that “More than 59 million ballots have already been cast in the 2020 election, surpassing the previous early turnout record set […]