Author: Catherine Nolte

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 […]

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

To the editor, Student development has become aware of some confusion regarding the student discipline process and letters of recommendation that we would like to clarify. The Oct. 1 story referenced letters of recommendation the university sends out and the possibility of attaching screenshots of social media posts that violate […]

Election

Voters prioritize the impact of healthcare inequity during coronavirus pandemic

With the pandemic raging across the United States, voters have prioritized two issues when casting their ballot: COVID-19 and healthcare. “COVID has made us all healthcare voters,” David Mitchell, founder of the advocacy group Patients for Affordable Drugs, said in an interview with The Guardian. Over 220,000 individuals have died […]