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Memes merit cultural recognition

In pop-culture, the meme emphasizes the new cyber status of inside jokes and the shift of societal norms. A picture is no longer worth a thousand words. Now it is only worth four to six. With constant technology updates and pop-culture changes occurring each week, it is no wonder that […]

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Begone, costly spring breaks

Mid-way through the semester, students are broken down, sleep deprived and in a constant state of stress as they look toward the light at the end of the tunnel: spring break. “I can’t wait to go to the beach and relax, playing some Kenney Chesney while the wind flows through […]

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Software supplants old literacy

Computers are everywhere. So is software. Software literacy determines a student’s productivity and creative potential. Students create by writing essays, designing graphics or presentations and composing music or videos. Content comes as files on a computer’s storage drive. However, content can be poorly managed – like having a cluttered desktop […]

Senior film explores ‘lost’
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Senior film explores ‘lost’

For over a year, senior digital cinema major Connor Reed worked to produce his senior cinema project. After much thought, Reed decided to portray the concept “lost” in his project, entitled “A Story for the Lost.” The cinema project is broken up into three separate short films depicting the common […]

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Budgeting studies abroad

Whether a student wants to visit ancient ruins in Italy or climb up grassy knolls in Ireland, John Brown University’s International Department can set students up with exciting study abroad opportunities. Many college students have international travel destinations in mind — places relevant to their field of study, or simply […]

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“Is He Dead?” dresses to impress

The upcoming student production of Mark Twain’s “Is He Dead?” is predicted to have the audience dying – of laughter. Frankie Davidson, sophomore English major who plays Papa Leroux, has acted in five John Brown University productions and expressed excitement about working with this cast. “There is a huge collection […]

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#Twitterpated over @POTUS shift

On the day of the inauguration, the presidency itself wasn’t the only changeover between Former President Barack Obama and now-President Donald Trump. Along with executive powers over the United States, the @POTUS Twitter handle was given to President Donald Trump. Former President Barack Obama’s account and all of his tweets […]

Start a resolution revolution
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Start a resolution revolution

At the start of the new year, students often have a heightened desire to make themselves better. But with the new year in full swing, resolutions are put to the test. As January comes to an end, so do many New Year’s resolutions. Senior Marco Cardona, who works at the […]

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STUDENT HACKS- Take notes like a pro

This week is all about modern note-taking —especially timely for the new semester. I personally use the Boogie Board Sync, a 9.7 inch writing tablet, which is an electronic writing tablet that saves and sends pages of notes to all kinds of devices. It has one job — and it […]

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-LA LA LAND- Dreams of reality

Vanity Fair dubbed it “Soaring and Gorgeous!” “The must-see movie of the season!” Variety enthused. BBC,Cinevue andTheTelegraphoffered 5 stars. I’m inclined to agree. La La Land is a musical comedy directed by Oscar-nominated director Damien Chazelle (Whiplash) and produced by Summit Entertainment. It stars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone with […]