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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.” […]

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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 […]

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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 […]