Lifestyles

New resident directors find community at JBU
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New resident directors find community at JBU

This fall, John Brown University hired new Resident Directors for both Walker Hall and Hutcheson Hall: Andrew Lehr and Meredith Baltz. Potential applicants were interviewed by Director of Resident Life Andre Broquard, former and current resident assistants, representative students and several staff members, including President Pollard. Lehr and Baltz were […]

Main Street Developments
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Main Street Developments

Downtown Siloam Springs has witnessed a variety of changes over the past few months, many even in the past week. Some businesses have closed, others opened, some expanded and some are under new ownership. Nonetheless, the area is thriving. Meredith Bergstrom, executive director of Main Street Siloam Springs, said the […]

“This One’s For You, JBU”
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“This One’s For You, JBU”

“What am I doing here? Where are we going?” sang Clarensau in their opening number, “Endless Melody,” for students at the Welcome Back Concert sponsored by BLUE the first week of classes. These words were accurate lyrics for the several hundred students who showed up for dinner and music on […]

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Survive a Siloam summer

Now that the main school year is over, most students have gone on home, leaving a few stragglers in town. Some of these students are staying for one more intensive month of study to get a few more credits out of the way during May Term. Still others are scattered […]

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Summer flicks heightens anticipation

With the school year winding down and the days getting longer and warmer, Summer is coming. Coming with it is the Summer movie season, when all the big budget crowd-pleasing blockbusters get released and movie theaters become a regular friday-night destination. Last year, however, produced slim pickings for moviegoers. Outside […]

Memories built to last
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Memories built to last

Nearly 42 years ago, in 1970, professor of engineering and construction management Leo Setian first set foot on the John Brown University campus. Next month he will be bidding it farewell. Fresh out of graduate school at Montana State University, where he had studied technologies relating to the prevention of […]

Chewing on effects of fast food
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Chewing on effects of fast food

Midnight runs to McDonalds. Fourth meal at Taco Bell. Happy hour after happy hour at Sonic. Between juggling homework assignments, maintaining social circles and avoiding the cafeteria food, fast food becomes more than just a convenience. It is a way of life for a college student. Sophomore Allie Miller is […]

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Game on

While the box office odds are ever in its favor, time was not as constraints took a bite out of “The Hunger Games.” The dystopian tale brought in $251 million in just 10 days, becoming the victor of box office sales and an ever-increasing fan base. Though the film got […]

Rolling into a healthy lifestyle
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Rolling into a healthy lifestyle

Promoting a healthy lifestyle is at the root of the newest businesses in town, one that is bringing a new type of entertainment for residents of Siloam Springs. Dogwood Junction, better recognized as the business downtown with a bicycle hanging above the door, is a firsthand recreational rental shop that […]