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Five cultures shaped one MK’s life

“God, why did you make me a Korean missionary kid?” H.G. Park, a Korean resident of Zambia, has asked himself this question dozens of times. Park has lived in Zambia for sixteen years, in addition to three years of high school in Kenya. He, like many other missionary kids, has […]

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Nine numbers take over JBU

Head, Heart and Hand, one of the historic mottos of John Brown University, is the core of a popular personality test that has become the newest addiction of JBU students’. The Enneagram Test, which has a base of head, heart and gut, originated in South America and became well known […]

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Chaplain to Chancellor: Reed family says goodbye

Rod Reed, the Chaplain at John Brown University, as well as his wife, Michelle Reed, who works in Student Development, will leave campus next semester as Rod has accepted the chancellor position at the Marion Residential Campus of Indiana Wesleyan University. On Nov. 13, John Brown University President Chip Pollard […]

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Starbucks Coffee shop to open in Siloam Springs

Starbucks is opening a new location in Siloam Springs, and questions exist as to what impact it will have on the local coffee scene. Zahra Maxwell, a sophomore in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, works as a barista at Pour Jon’s. “I think at first I was surprised something so big would […]

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John Brown University welcomes new faculty members

Chad Clark is the new assistant professor of music, joining forces with the growing Communication and Fine Arts department at John Brown University. Clark directs the choirs and teaches a choral technique class to music education majors on campus. Clark obtained his undergraduate degree at George Fox University, a small […]

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Fair to promote world-wide Evangelicalism

The World Awareness Week missions fair will highlight 17 different mission organizations that are active worldwide, including ministries like Avant and Navigators. The goal of the fair is to allow students to engage in possible career or internship opportunities. Avant, in particular, is looking to advertise internship openings this summer, […]

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Park extension builds around growing community

Siloam Springs keeps pace the development in Northwest Arkansas with the renovation of the memorial park next to the library. Plans for the park started in 2016 when the city won a $300,000 grant for the park’s design from the Walton Family Foundation. Siloam Springs’s Board of Directors approved the […]

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Kip Rolland elevates shoe game on campus

Shoe customization isn’t something that most people would choose as a hobby, much less as a part-time job. The process is difficult, time consuming and expensive. However, Kip Roland, a sophomore entrepreneurship and innovation major, has taken his love for shoes and used it to start his own customization business, […]