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“Part of the Kingdom”: Documentary sheds light on the experiences of LGBTQIA+ students at Christian universities

A colorful spectrum of lights flashes across the screen as students emerge from the shadows with intimate defiance. This is their moment to share their truth.   “Part of the Kingdom,” a documentary directed by Makenna Cofer, a student at John Brown University, released on Dec. 17. The film takes a […]

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Twitter Receives Criticism for Censoring Biden Story

In the weeks leading up to the election, allegedly ground-breaking information about Hunter Biden was released by the New York Post, but it was not given priority on social media platforms. Twitter and Facebook are under fire for censoring stories and posts related to the story and the allegations. Republican […]

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Oklahoma’s Environmentally Toxic Ghost Town

Only an hour and a half drive northwest of Siloam Springs, there once existed a town of comparable population. Today, Picher, Oklahoma is gone. So gone, in fact, that it is beyond a ghost town. Most of its main street buildings have been torn down, and all that remains are […]

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Amy Coney Barrett Confirmed to the US Supreme Court

In the midst of a divisive election, a global pandemic and the loss of iconic Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new female figure emerged on the Supreme Court: Conservative Amy Coney Barrett. Barrett, formerly a judge for the Seventh US Circuit Court of Appeals, was sworn into office […]

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#endSARS Movement Gathers Attention

One of the many groundbreaking social movements of 2020 surfaced in Nigeria last month and has taken the world by storm. The movement #endSARS began trending on Twitter in October as millions gathered in Nigeria to protest the brutal actions of the Nigerian federal police group called the Special Anti-Robbery […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month during Coronavirus

Since 1985, October has been designated as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each year, athletes sport pink shoes, people run in fundraiser marathons and women all over the world wear pink ribbons. These efforts are all to increase awareness of breast cancer, to encourage preventative testing, to raise funds for research […]

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A Voter’s Guide to Ballots

Nov. 3 is nearing and students need to have a solid understanding when it comes to voting in this year’s election. Over 90 million eligible voters did not use their right in the 2016 election. Uncertainty can hold many back from voting, but a clear voter’s guide may encourage more […]

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Cafeteria Launches Improvement Campaign

One of the universal truths of college cafeterias is their stereotypical, lackluster food—not the most flavorful nor appetizing but ultimately good enough to get the job done. However, the past few weeks have proven to be a rough few for the Caf at John Brown University, with a few reported […]

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Issue 3: Citizen Initiative Process

Citizens’ initiative—citizens’ ability to add a referendum to the ballot by gathering enough signatures—has long been a laudable feature of a working democracy. Issue 3 on the Arkansas Ballot—called Changing Arkansas’ Citizen Initiative Process, Votes Required for Legislative Ballot Issue Proposals and Publication Requirement—seeks to increase the number of signatures […]