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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? […]

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Echoes of the Past: Technology

Sept. 28, 1995 We want the Web, and We Want it Now By: Lucas Roebuck You gotta try this thing. Ladies and gentlemen, I have seen the future and it is called the Web. Imagine almost all the information in the world available at your fingertips: current Mexican stock reports, […]

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Christmas memories: ‘The Polar Express’

Christmas traditions can often be meh … they are tried and true, but repetitive. Decorating Christmas cookies, trimming the tree and watching “It’s a Wonderful Life” are all fun aspects of Christmas, but there are definitely ways to spice up your Christmas traditions and keep things interesting from year to […]

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Anonymous Instagram poetry page offers outlet

In September, two John Brown University students started an Instagram page called Embers of Deconstruction, where they post student-submitted art, photography and poetry. The admins of this page are anonymous, as well as the poets and artists that submit. The bio reads, “Confidentiality guaranteed,” creating a safe space for students […]

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Secrets come to those who observe

Cloaked in a canopy of withered, towering trees with the green barely clinging to life is a paved, winding trail. It encircles the campus like an invisible ring, and it is open to any who desires to traverse it. With green street lamps strewn around the trail, their glow illuminating […]