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Collingsworth studies, sings and serves
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Collingsworth studies, sings and serves

Elise Collingsworth, senior worship arts major at John Brown University, never intended to work in worship ministry leadership. She came from a background that frowned upon women in leadership, so the worship ministry in which Collingsworth participated in during high school had a limited future. “In high school, I never […]

Students and staff dress for success
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Students and staff dress for success

The phrase “Dress well, test well” has been repeated in schools for decades. Skeptics scoff, citing the converse, “Comfort is king.” But does clothing really have an impact on student success? Student Counseling Center counselor Mollie Reddin suggests clothing choices influence self-confidence. “How we dress can influence whether or not […]

Campus canines boost morale little by little
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Campus canines boost morale little by little

The quad on John Brown University’s campus has its very own “puppy man,” Corwin Lyttle, who shares his puppies with students. Corwin is the husband of another JBU student, Lindsey Lyttle. Not really knowing what to expect the first time he rescued some puppies, Corwin decided to bring the rescued […]

CAUSE ministries burst JBU bubble
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CAUSE ministries burst JBU bubble

Christian Ambassadors United for Service and Evangelism—otherwise known as CAUSE ministries—would not exist without a Christian call to reach out into the community. However, some John Brown University students question CAUSE ministries’ motives and impact, or their ability to break out from the comfort of the JBU bubble. Are they […]

Debate Team debuts discursive talent
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Debate Team debuts discursive talent

On a recent Friday after class, the John Brown University debate team piled into a JBU minivan and drove five hours to the University of Arkansas at Monticello for a weekend of fast-paced research and argument with students from other colleges. The next morning, they dressed in their best business […]

Graphic designer pushes pixels and plays piano
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Graphic designer pushes pixels and plays piano

You might picture a graphic designer cloistered inside the walls of one of the campus art buildings, eyes aglow beneath the 5K Macintosh monitors, pixels zooming across the screen as the coffee drains into the late night. That is certainly true of senior graphic design major Andrew Brott. But, for […]

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 […]

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Giving Voice speaks to the soul

For over 11 years, students at John Brown University have had the opportunity to engage with artists at the annual Giving Voice festival held each September. This year, however, Giving Voice coordinators Traci Manos, Rebecca Kelly and Jessica Hooten-Wilson focus on community engagement. “We partnered with the local library and […]