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Mayfield remembers and renovates
Lifestyles

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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A few things to know before going to Cuba

  Over the past two years, traveling to Cuba has become more accessible and open to Americans, and they are arriving on the island nation in droves. But after sixty years of restricted visits, unfortunately, there is very little knowledge about the way of life Cuba has to offer. Bed-and-Breakfast […]

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The Mustering of Hutcheson Hall

  It’s 3 o’clock in the morning in early October in the tiny town of Siloam Springs, Arkansas. An electronic shriek rips through the dangerously cozy quarters of Hutcheson Hall. Students scramble, bright-eyed, to their feet, throwing off their confining bedsheets and dashing for the stairs. Mere moments pass and […]

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Grounds Floor contends with Cali

  The closet coffee connoisseurs who have until recently been forced to drink instant coffee and Cali lattes or trek downtown to Pour Jons or Café on Broadway may rejoice: there’s a new coffee shop in town, and it’s on John Brown University’s campus. Situated in the former basement of […]

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Magallon sketches depth into her details

  Ana Magallon is a rare artist, one who immensely enjoys the grueling hours pencil-sketching before filling in with ink. She finds joy and contentment in using her hands to create good work. Magallon grew up in a home of artists, hailing from generations of draftsmen, painters, and graphic designers. […]

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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 […]

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Illustration student sees the light

Garbed in a denim jacket and brushstroke-styled floral skirt, senior Megan Hansen is a vivacious artist in the John Brown University Art and Illustration department. Megan Hansen has a deep personal affinity for fantasy, philosophy and Greek mythology. Art professor Peter Pohle, who has personally advised her through three years […]

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Loving LGBTQ+ at JBU

The Nashville Statement, 14 articles written by Evangelical leaders in Nashville, Tennessee, sparked renewed controversy over the legalization of gay marriage in the United States. Each article both affirms a Biblical truth and denies a cultural standard surrounding gay marriage and same-sex partnership. “Whichever way you respond, you set yourself […]

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Guitarist bridges music and spirituality

God should not be seen as an artist but as the ultimate creator, Chipper Via, junior general music major, said. To him, art is a model of God’s creation and Via’s best method for modeling that art is through music. “When I play music I’m creating, and I’m making something […]

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Circuitry class integrates design projects

Pick up a newspaper or open a browser window and you probably won’t consider what technology was necessary to get the words on the page. Every step in the publishing process involved integrated circuits. Millions of similar everyday actions are only possible with these tiny transistor arrays nestled into every […]