Author: Samantha Bailey

Kenyan-inspired boutique reaches NWA
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Kenyan-inspired boutique reaches NWA

Stepping over the threshold of Beautiful Lives Boutique, customers are greeted warmly by two women passionately informing customers about the organization’s outreach while inviting them to peruse the various rooms full of vibrant clothing. On Oct. 7, the non-profit thrift store celebrated its one-year anniversary of providing for women and […]

Walker cancels long-standing tradition
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Walker cancels long-standing tradition

After years of paper snowflakes and holiday spirit, the beloved John Brown University Christmas tradition, Walker Wonderland, is permanently canceled. Megan Hansen, a senior art and illustration student and resident of Walker Hall, said she is passionately upset about the decision to cancel the event. In her senior year, Hansen […]

Mayfield remembers and renovates
Lifestyles

Mayfield remembers and renovates

In a classic re-telling of rags to riches, the Mayfield $6 million renovation is underway and the dim lighting and faulty fire alarms are being thrown out of the window. Next semester’s group of girls will be the first ever to experience the new and improved dormitory. Riley Jackson, a […]

Community garden plants its roots
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Community garden plants its roots

Tucked away behind the quaint white Episcopal Church on Mount Olive Street, the Community Garden in Siloam Springs keeps its gate open wide for members all around the city. With 15 raised beds, the garden provides fresh produce at no cost for anyone who is in need. “The goal of […]

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Halloween inspires inventive JBU costumes

  Halloween is fast approaching, and it is time to start planning costumes. Creating a unique getup to show off at the J. Alvin Halloween party can be difficult and time consuming. In response, students around campus have devised some John Brown University-themed Halloween costumes sure to spark excitement. 1 The […]

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Natural Businesses Emerging in Siloam

As Siloam Springs continues to expand, two fresh and natural businesses have planted their roots Downtown and are bringing a new outlook on food and ice cream to the small Arkansas town. Pure Joy is a small ice-cream shop situated in the heart of Downtown Siloam Springs. It is not […]