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You Asked! Surviving Social-Distancing

You Asked! is the column where the Center for Healthy Relationships (CHR) answers. Please send your questions to chr@jbu.edu or text 479-308-8508. Q: How do I connect with people when we have to wear masks and stand back? What a timely question and a good question too. Aside from fogging […]

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Finding Friendship from Six Feet Away

As students return for the fall semester, they are faced with many changes. New guidelines requiring masks, smaller chapel groups, distanced classroom experiences and outdoor eating make their college experiences different. John Brown University is renowned for its community, but how can students nurture community from six feet away? Stephen […]

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Instagram Opens Doors to Off-campus Homes

Pictures create open doors as students use Instagram to highlight life in their off-campus homes. Due to the effects of the coronavirus, which restrict gatherings of those who live outside one’s household, groups of off-campus students at John Brown University are seeking ways to connect with others. One way they […]

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You Asked! New Year, New Roommate!

Dear 2020, I want a do-over or, better yet, to skip you entirely and move on to 2021. At The Center For Healthy Relationships, we know you want to have a great experience during your time at John Brown University. 2020 is here to stay (only 120 days left!) and […]

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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 […]