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Arties: A celebration of the fine arts

Recently, an event honoring the achievements of students in several fields of the art department took place. The Arties are an opportunity for students in film, contemporary art, visual art, photography and journalism to earn awards for their work in the past year. This year’s winners included Spencer Theobald (Photographer […]

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Black History Month at JBU

February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements by African Americans and an opportunity to recognize their role in American history. Although efforts to establish an official black history month began in the early 1900s and celebrations occurred across the nation in the 1970s, it was not […]

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Do you need ring before spring?

Spring is right around the corner (hopefully) and, with it, another round of engagements and weddings. If you are not engaged yet, it may be time to start applying the pressure on your partner so that you, too, can have a ring by spring. All jokes aside, many students at […]

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Being Environmentally Friendly in 2020

The new year is in full swing, and it’s likely that many have already given up on their resolutions. A study by Strava, a social network for athletes, shows that most people report failing their resolutions by Jan. 12 of each new year. Whether you love the chance to commit […]

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Circles: Mac Miller’s posthumous album and legacy

The recent deaths of cultural phenomena such as Lil Peep, XXXTentacion, Nipsey Hustle, Mac Miller, and most recently Juice WRLD have rocked the music world. However, for some of those rappers and musicians, a legacy continues to build post-mortem, as albums have been released after their untimely deaths. Mac Miller’s […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Candlelight

Q: What should I expect from Candlelight? A: As John Brown University has been hosting Candlelight for 77 years now, the service is very well established. As an attendee, expect beautiful music, a familiar crowd filled with faces from the Siloam Springs community, a dark and cozy atmosphere and an […]

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How to survive finals week: a guide

Looking around the classroom, everyone seems to be in a trance with the light far gone from their eyes. Some students shake from their eighth cup of coffee, some sleep at their desks and everyone whispers prayers for their final grades. The time has arrived. It’s the week before finals, […]

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A Good Fit

What is a Christian, what’s in the name? God claimed love and grace but condoned hate and genocide, He was to blame, but don’t even get me started on that. How can I express a desire for community but know that there are some who aren’t invited  to the table? […]