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Planning to get a new hobby?
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Planning to get a new hobby?

When most of us think of planning, we think of a drab colored sheet with the days of our week written out and being bluntly monopolized by large blocks of homework, chores and meetings. When Emily Burney thinks of planning, her opinion is unique. What comes to Burney’s mind is […]

Professor engages students with Scripture
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Professor engages students with Scripture

Walking into Walker 224, the desks are arranged in a circle waiting for people to fill them. Jay Bruce, associate professor of philosophy, sits at the head of the circle, like King Arthur sitting at the head of the round table. Every Thursday at 5pm this semester, Bruce hosts a […]

Watch Your Step: The Happy Cynic’s Guide to Fall
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Watch Your Step: The Happy Cynic’s Guide to Fall

Preparing for grad school: top mistakes
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Preparing for grad school: top mistakes

#1  Letting false humility  get the best of you Sometimes students put off grad school because of a false feeling that they do not have what it takes to succeed. Trisha Posey, Honors Scholars Program Director, said that John Brown University students often confuse humility with self-deprecation. “We think that […]

Students try the Whole 30
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Students try the Whole 30

In a world filled with slim-fast miracle pills and entire racks of bookstores dedicated to outlining the “perfect” diet, a new health trend has taken ahold of students at John Brown University. Many students are currently participating in The Whole30, a 30-day meal plan designed to reset the digestive system […]

Professor shares medieval passion
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Professor shares medieval passion

Psychology Professor David Johnson is something of a Renaissance man. That is, a man who is interested in the Renaissance and the Middle Ages.      Johnson is a proud member of the Society of Creative Anachronism, a medieval recreation group that is dedicated to learning the arts and practices […]

Students pursue debt-free college
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Students pursue debt-free college

College is an adventure that comes with a high price to pay, but the experience and knowledge attained make it worthwhile. Bailee Boehmer, freshman graphic design major, talked to many adults about college when she was a senior in high school. They advised her not to take any loans for […]

1930s Hungary visits the University’s stage
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1930s Hungary visits the University’s stage

George Horvath faces her, his arms crossed, his eyes narrowed. “How could anyone love you?” he disgustedly spits out. Amalia Balash returns the glare, her hands on her hips, nostrils slightly flaring. The hate is stagnant in the air. How could they know the love letters in their pockets were […]

Netflix originals you must see this year
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Netflix originals you must see this year

Netflix released its first Netflix Original, “House of Cards,” in 2013. After three years, around 170 Netflix Originals are available to anyone with a Netflix subscription. Netflix Originals are exclusive series, documentaries, films and miniseries either originally created or continued by Netflix. If you have not checked these out yet, […]

Speaker challenges students to listen
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Speaker challenges students to listen

At a long table in the John Brown University cafeteria, Jill Briscoe sat with students and told stories from her days of holding illegal Christian meetings in Soviet countries behind the ‘Iron Curtain.’ In those countries, Christianity was limited to government-approved meetings and messages. Briscoe’s stories showed how precious Scripture […]