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Star Gazing for fans ONLY

Lights, Cameras, Dresses! The Oscars were a hit. Every year our favorite stars try to strut their way to be crowned the best dressed. It takes a matter of seconds for a person to develop an opinion about something, and when it comes to the way someone looks no one […]

Community visionary revamps town
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Community visionary revamps town

Ron Drake is not afraid of a challenge. His undeniable initiative and passion for the community has led him to becoming a catalyst in restoring downtown Siloam Springs, Ark. The vision sprung from Drake’s visit to the small town. As he sat on the downtown bridge overlooking Sager Creek, he […]

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Acting on obedience overseas

As graduation approaches, the decision of what to do next in life begins to arise. However, for alumni Daniel and Lauren Ostendorff, obedience serves as a testimony for everything they do, even if it means sacrificing a comfortable lifestyle. The couple’s journey set sail when both of them arrived at […]

‘Force’ greater than 3D world
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‘Force’ greater than 3D world

Star Wars fans gathered in Cinemark Theater in Tulsa, Okla. for the midnight premiere of “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” in 3D on Feb. 10. Many sported Jedi robes and light sabers. As the room grew dark, the light sabers lit up the room and the show began. In the […]

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Pinning relationships with projects

She is the new social phenomenon that is giving the other websites a run for their money. Pinterest, the online virtual board that allows users to share interesting ideas found on the web, has not only revolutionized the way bookmarking is done but has also managed to create a new […]

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Reinforcing beauty through film

Beauty Creates Beauty was born, with creativity at its heart. It all began last March at a coffee shop when JBU graduate Henry Trejo and Adam Harbottle ran into each other. As they began to talk the duo realized their mutual desire to educate the people of Northwest Arkansas on […]

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Establishing roots at Ability Tree

The front door of the center was guarded by an 11-year-old named Luke. He sat cross legged on a chair licking a heaping spoonful of vanilla pudding—one of his favorite treats to eat every day after school. This mop headed boy smiled at every one who came into the center. […]

Review: ‘Musketeers’ dangerous fun
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Review: ‘Musketeers’ dangerous fun

The University drama department’s ambitious production of “The Three Musketeers” sliced and diced its way to glory this weekend, collecting the spoils of audience delight. While there were memorable performances from some familiar faces, the real star in this show was the exciting and dangerous swordplay. The audience gasped and […]

Skating down the new park
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Skating down the new park

As I grew up, skateboarding was one of the most positive things in my life. It helped me bond with my older brother. I learned how to work hard and set goals to progress in my boarding skills. I put down the video games, got active and made memories. Seeing […]

Oodles of ramen noodles
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Oodles of ramen noodles

At 22 cents a serving, it’s hard to beat the cheap practicality of ramen noodles. Chicken, beef, shrimp, oriental and even cheese flavored packages line an aisle at the local Walmart. They’re everywhere. But the soup can get monotonous if it’s eaten very frequently—which it definitely is if you are […]