Author: Catherine Nolte

News

Surge in Anti-Asian Discrimination Yields Calls for Support and Change

Asian-American communities—having weathered increasing levels of racism and xenophobia during the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic—face a resurgence of violence, especially toward elders. Vicha Ratanapakdee, an 84-year-old man who immigrated to the United States from Thailand, died on Feb. 1 after being attacked and knocked to the ground in […]

Opinion

Mourning with Those Who Mourn

There are no easy words for this time. No platitudes or Scriptures can replace or heal the loss of a parent, a child, a friend or a mentor. As of Feb. 23, the world has lost 2,483,456 individuals to the coronavirus, according to the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 dashboard. The United […]

Coronavirus Coverage

COVID-19 Update: JBU reports 6 active cases, prepares for more inclement weather

John Brown University (JBU) reported six active COVID-19 cases on Friday, Feb. 12. There are four active student cases, with one in quarantine on-campus and three off-campus. There are five on-campus students and 13 off-campus students in isolation “due to exposure to a positive person … [and if] symptoms develop, […]

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“Part of the Kingdom”: Documentary sheds light on the experiences of LGBTQIA+ students at Christian universities

A colorful spectrum of lights flashes across the screen as students emerge from the shadows with intimate defiance. This is their moment to share their truth.   “Part of the Kingdom,” a documentary directed by Makenna Cofer, a student at John Brown University, released on Dec. 17. The film takes a […]

Coronavirus Coverage

COVID-19 Update: JBU reports 9 active cases

John Brown University (JBU) reported nine active COVID-19 cases on Friday, Nov. 20. There are seven active student cases off-campus, and 33 students have recovered. No students are in quarantine or awaiting test results. There are 27 off-campus students and two on-campus students awaiting contact tracing from the Arkansas Department […]

Coronavirus Coverage

COVID-19 Update: JBU reports 8 active cases

John Brown University (JBU) reported eight active COVID-19 cases on Friday, Nov. 13. There are three active student cases off-campus and 1 on-campus, and 30 students have recovered. No students are in quarantine or awaiting test results. There are 16 off-campus students awaiting contact tracing from the Arkansas Department of […]

Local

How to Prepare for Travel Over Thanksgiving

Many families, out of an abundance of caution, are cutting back on their Thanksgiving celebrations due to the coronavirus pandemic. College students, however, must brace for impact as they crash at home after a grueling semester. On Nov. 24, John Brown University students will exit the bubble of mostly lower-risk […]

Local

Increasing COVID-19 Cases in Siloam Springs Serve as Warning for Winter Season

The approaching winter brings many concerns for COVID-19. Among them is how to properly practice social distancing and maintain safeguards as the weather prevents outdoor spaces from being utilized. Indications across Siloam Springs, with cases at a local nursing home and school closures, raise concerns for combatting the pandemic in […]