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Kenya University shooting hits home

A daylong siege at Garissa University in Garissa, Kenya resulted in the massacre of 147 and injuring of more than 79, according to CNN. This is the highest death toll in Kenya since the 1998 al Qaeda bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi; many are saying the issue lies […]

Seniors commemorate final year through worship
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Seniors commemorate final year through worship

The John Brown University educational program strives to help students develop the necessary skills for their desired field through interactive classes and showcases during their final semesters. For those emphasizing in worship arts, their final project is a senior worship arts presentation that will be their chance to share with […]

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State media students to gather at John Brown

John Brown University will host the Arkansas College Media Association Conference this Friday, where many JBU students are competing for awards in a variety of different categories. Becky Pohle, the administrative assistant for both the Communication and the Music Departments, and has also been very active in preparing submissions for […]

Ms. & Mr. JBU to be announced at banquet
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Ms. & Mr. JBU to be announced at banquet

The end of another school year is approaching, and that means that it is once again time to find out who will be Mr. and Ms. JBU. The nominees have been nominated and the voting has ended as of Wednesday, April 14th. If you missed out on this campaign, there […]

Feeling like an outsider in church
Opinion

Feeling like an outsider in church

I used to go to a little Christian school. Now I go to a bigger Christian school. But more about me has changed than just that. I think differently about alcohol and my sister and chewing on your nails than I did when I was 8. I have different opinions […]

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

While the data in the recent article on sexual activity at JBU is troubling (“SRA shows sizable increase in sexual activity” http://advocate.jbu.edu/?q=node/1560) things may not be as bad as they appear. Imagine that the y-axes were extended so that they began at zero percent and ended at 100 percent. The […]

Professor struggles, finds God amidst autism
Opinion

Professor struggles, finds God amidst autism

Before my son Logan was born, I had a premonition I might have done something wrong to affect his health or development in the womb. I remember praying as Logan’s due-date approached that if he were born with a disability, the Lord would let it be one familiar to me […]

Book review: “Trust Our American Dream”
Opinion

Book review: “Trust Our American Dream”

“Trust Our American Dream,” a comedic piece of historical fiction, depicts the contemporary plight of undocumented immigrants in assuming liberty as a basic natural right. Author Don Balla, John Brown University Professor of Business emeritus, fulltime lawyer and outspoken advocate for immigrant rights, strategically employs Abraham Lincoln’s views concerning the […]