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Merrick takes first in national competition

Luke Merrick, a senior music education major, won the National Association of Teachers of Singing vocal competition this past summer. Though the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) might not be a familiar name to most people, the organization is a widely recognized in the world of professional music.  […]

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Students star in ‘Bachelorette’ spin-off

University students are filming and producing an original reality show in Siloam Springs, starring one bachelorette and thirteen bachelors. The show will be based off the popular ABC television show, the Bachelorette, on which one woman dates multiple bachelors, slowly eliminating them until she chooses one to marry. The John […]

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NWA growth affects students’ long-term plans

Once a rural community, Northwest Arkansas is now a blossoming corner of the country. Between Walmart, Tyson, JB Hunt and Murphy Oil—four Fortune 500 companies—and the influence of Crystal Bridges, it is the third fastest growing region in the country. Researchers say that 30 people a day move to Northwest […]

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Girls’ Night Out embraces women, promotes small businesses

Sidewalks and businesses throughout downtown Siloam Springs overflowed with women participating in Main Street Siloam’s quarterly event known as Girls’ Night Out. On March 8, businesses such as Café on Broadway, Bathetopia and Cari’s Closet had deals and treats for the record-breaking crowd enjoying the event. Kelsey Howard, director of […]

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Construction blocks downtown business

Siloam Springs announced on Facebook that construction would take place on Broadway Street downtown to re-stripe parking spots, add crosswalk bump-outs and improve intersections. This construction is a part of the Siloam Springs Downtown and Connectivity Master Plan. The plan states that the purpose of all of this construction is […]

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Campus comes together to celebrate art and artists

A chaos of brazen autumn colors like vibrant, falling leaves, streamed into the Berry Performing Arts Center as students, faculty and families gathered to celebrate artistic talent. Dressed in outfits reminiscent of flea market clothing racks, students embraced the Wes Anderson aesthetic along with the film director’s soundtrack and dry […]

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Seniors place second despite setbacks

In a competition where colleges select from hundreds of students, John Brown University sent its small senior class of six to defend its legacy at the TEXO event in Dallas, Texas. The team placed second, despite their unlikely odds and a coach with the flu. Leading up to the competition, […]

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New CAUSE group serves Marshallese

As the next bus pulled up to Cross Church Springdale, youth with matching wrist bands spilled out of the doors and rushed into a large auditorium to join the hundreds of other kids that arrived before them. Midweek, the newest CAUSE ministry sponsored by John Brown University, serves Marshallese youth […]