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Plumstone: Autumn Cookery
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Plumstone: Autumn Cookery

After taking a shower and before picking out my wardrobe for the day, I normally look at the weather. Recently, my phone’s weather app suddenly no longer foretold warmth, but a chilly rainstorm. After that: the promise of cool. And in doing so, the promise of autumn. And in doing […]

TobyMac steals the show
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TobyMac steals the show

Love was in the house, and the house was packed. TobyMac hit John Brown University’s homecoming weekend big time, selling out every last ticket. At 5:30 p.m., the VIP ticket holders came together for a meet-and-greet and a private concert. Special features included Jamie Grace rapping with Gabe Reel, Chris […]

Students gain experience on area film set
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Students gain experience on area film set

Junior Karson Holbrook and sophomore Angela Morse are skipping classes for two weeks. They both received jobs working on an independent film in northwest Arkansas. Filming lasts from Sept. 22 to Oct. 6., with locations in Springdale and Fayetteville. Both students will receive internship credit for their work, and Steve […]

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Plumstone: An evening at Taqueria El Rancho

In the hype and the buzz and the pop of development and new restaurants, there are still the regulars—still normal, still shuffling through Monday, wearing grease-slicked shoes, sweat beads on noses. In back, in the kitchen is the chatter of a language I don’t understand, speedy and poised, muffled by […]

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Alumni dives into advocacy

Jeremy Seifert, a John Brown University graduate (’99), turned dumpster diving into a social cause. Most see a dumpster as trash, but Seifert sees dumpsters as the solution to end hunger in America. To demonstrate his point, he produced a documentary released in 2010 entitled “Dive!” “Dive!” follows Seifert and […]

Investing in station and listeners
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Investing in station and listeners

Sean Sawatzky has played an important role in the transformation of the KLRC radio station over the past decade. He is the first full-time employee ever hired by the John Brown University affiliate and is the current general manager. Sawatzky began listening to Christian music when he attended a Christian […]

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Non-profit opens libraries and minds

Try to imagine a world without books. A world without Cat in the Hat, Harry Potter or Clifford the Big Red Dog. It becomes a world without bedtime stories. Emily Moberly entered such a world after graduating from John Brown University in May 2008. She took a teaching position in […]

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Signed, sealed, delivered, “Sarah” is yours

I have not seen “Sarah Plain and Tall” since watching the Hallmark movie with my mother. We giggled at Christopher Walken’s awkward bowl cut while he yelled at Glenn Close for taking out the horses without his permission. As a city girl from Denver, I have never been too fond […]

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Waltons electrify radio around the world

It started as a simple assignment: to pitch a proposal involving a type of media as part of a final project. However, senior Gerardo Marroquin and junior Marcel Guadron took it to a whole new level, making their fictional station ElectroBeat Radio a worldwide reality this semester. Flashback to last […]

Honor. Service. Love. Caring for aging parents.
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Honor. Service. Love. Caring for aging parents.

Most people know professors John McCullough, Don Balla and Mike Kennelley for their teaching in the College of Business at John Brown University. Yet they share another common experience, being the primary caretakers for their elderly parents. John and Judy McCullough John and Judy McCullough take care of both their […]