Author: Samantha Bailey

Local, World

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

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 […]


NFL players continue to kneel

What started out as the San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police brutality has quickly escalated into a much wider and deeper movement among athletes. The movement started last year when Kaepernick decided to sit down during the national anthem in August. […]


Legends Guitars and Vinyl supports local artisans

Legends Guitars and Vinyl, a guitar store downtown, promotes local artist and artisans by providing original indie gear to music lovers in the area. In 2003, Stacie Conrad, the owner of Legends, moved with his wife to Siloam Springs  to settle into the small town life. Living in town for […]


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 […]


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 […]