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Passion + drive = legacy
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Passion + drive = legacy

Three students file into a professor’s office. They have come with a question about an algebra homework problem. There is an equation that must be understood and a parabola that must be graphed. The professor looks at the equation for a moment. “The challenge is that it is too easy […]

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Teach, encourage, learn

Understanding chemistry may seem like an impossibility, but John Brown University new chemistry professor, Dr. Francis Umesiri, seeks to simplify this science and make it “less frightening.” Umesiri enjoyed learning chemistry in school and decided that teaching others about chemistry was what he would like to do in the future. […]

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Spice up St. Paddy’s Day

Toss aside the shamrock shakes, green dyed cookies and baked potatoes. It’s time to do some serious Irish cooking for St. Patrick’s Day. Here are a few traditional Isle of Green recipes that have survived through the centuries. Colcannon: A mashed potato and kale dish that literally means “white-headed cabbage.” […]

Contest delivers bigger bang
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Contest delivers bigger bang

As the closing notes faded of the final performance Saturday night, the consensus was clear: The Next Big Thing had saved the best for last. Senior Criston Anderson and Springdale, Ark. native Caleb Powers accompanied by percussionist sophomore Tucker Cowie stole the show—as well as the judges’ hearts—to be named […]

Fancy a cuppa’ tea?
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Fancy a cuppa’ tea?

It is said that around 4,700 years ago, tea was discovered when a few stray leaves fell into the boiling kettle of water being tended to by Chinese ruler Shen Nung. Today, tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, only behind water. Although it falls somewhat in […]

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Expanded collection brings new flicks

It’s 11:17 on Tuesday night, and you have the sudden urge to see “Casablanca.” Never fear! The recently expanded movie collection in the library can help! The collection includes a great bunch of Academy Award winners for Best Picture, The American Film Institute’s top 100 films, and several spiritually significant […]

Living up to the fearless tale
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Living up to the fearless tale

Behind every scar there is a story. Some are prominent, visible to the naked eye while others fade away with time but one thing is guaranteed, not one is the same. As for Sierra Rabenold’s the six inch scar on located on her right arm serves as a reminder to […]

‘Tech guy’: jack of all trades
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‘Tech guy’: jack of all trades

The Caveman walks across the field. His long ponytail moves to the beat of the breeze and his slow pace. Upon entering his cave, a dark space filled up to the ceiling with all sorts of artifacts, the sight of unfinished projects reminds him of his place in the pack: […]

Droppin’ da beat
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Droppin’ da beat

As Sam Cornejo stepped off the stage after performing last year in John Brown University’s talent show, he knew that he wanted to do it again the next year. So he started brainstorming—realizing that his act for 2012 would have to be both different and better. Cornejo, who works entirely […]

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Potter to Oscars: “Avada Kedavra”

Among the breathtaking ball gowns and lavish composure, I noticed that something was missing at last Sunday’s Oscars. As I sat patiently before the television I realized this marked the last chance for the Harry Potter series to be recognized for the worldwide success they had achieved last summer. Surely […]