Author: Catherine Nolte

Coronavirus Coverage

COVID-19 Update: JBU reports 2 active cases

John Brown University (JBU) announced two active COVID-19 cases on Friday, September 18. One student has tested positive for the coronavirus and is isolating off-campus. There are no students in quarantine. Five off-campus students and one on-campus student are awaiting contact tracing from the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH). There […]


Ways to Take a Break from School and Screens

During a semester with no breaks, students search for ways to get off campus while adhering to health-safety measures for COVID-19. However, many usual hangouts, such as indoor seating at a restaurant, are high-risk activities, according to NPR. Students need safe ways to shut their laptops, leave their dorms and […]


Talons Baseball Club Prepares for Inaugural Season

Following the announcement of suspended athletics until 2021, John Brown University’s new club baseball team awaits the start of their inaugural season. JBU Talons Baseball is a member of the National Club Baseball Association (NCBA), “the fastest growing intercollegiate baseball organization in the country,” according to the association’s website. The […]


Determined Protesters Stand Up to Corruption in Central America

As the coronavirus disrupted economies and sickened millions around the world, countries in Central America witnessed an increase in protests against government corruption. In Nicaragua, unrest began when current President Daniel Ortega led a revolution against the dictator Anastasio Somoza in 1979. According to The New Humanitarian, recent protests against […]

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COVID-19 Update: Arkansas Department of Health announces new partnership with Baptist Health

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) announced a new partnership with Baptist Health during a press conference led by Governor Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday, Sept. 9. Governor Hutchinson reported 385 new COVID-19 cases. Cumulative cases have reached 66,406, and there have been 11 additional deaths reported, according to a tweet […]

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COVID-19 Update: 969 new cases in Arkansas, Hutchinson asks college students to ‘take this more seriously’

On Thursday, September 3, the Arkansas Department of Health reported 969 new cases of COVID-19 during a press conference led by Governor Asa Hutchinson. Cumulative cases have reached 63,081 and there have been 20 additional deaths reported, according to a tweet from the Arkansas Department of Health. 969 new cases […]