Author: Samantha Bailey

Hulu show gives Siloam momentum
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Hulu show gives Siloam momentum

Historic Downtown Siloam Springs moves beyond local appreciation towards national recognition for its classic beauty and entrepreneurial spirit. Out of over 15, 000 cities that applied, Small Business Revolution chose Siloam Springs to be considered for the third season of its show on Hulu. Siloam Springs entered the top five […]

New Year, Same Me
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New Year, Same Me

It’s that time of the year again. Salad sales and gym memberships are skyrocketing and the phrase “new year, new me” somehow gets woven into every conversation. New Year’s resolutions can be a great way to improve aspects of your life, but resolutions can also often end in disappointment and […]

Student captures vision for humanitarian aid
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Student captures vision for humanitarian aid

From Montana, St. Louis, New Mexico and Colorado to Kenya, Honduras and Belize, senior biblical and theological studies senior Elizabeth Grumulaitis sees the world through her camera lens. Grumulaitis pursues many different art forms. Her favorite is photography: specifically, street and travel photography for capturing natural moments. “Photography is not […]

Houston seizes their first World Series win
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Houston seizes their first World Series win

Houston, a city once under water, is now unified after the victory of the Astros in the 2017 World Series, the first-ever championship win in franchise history. In August, Hurricane Harvey devastated the Houston metropolitan area with the costliest hurricane that has ever hit the U.S., killing 89 people, displacing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mayfield remembers and renovates
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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 […]