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Study exposes social media as unhealthy
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Study exposes social media as unhealthy

Social media links to depression according to a new study. A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, found a significant correlative trend between the amount of time spent on social media and depression. The study, which gathered statistics from 1,787 young adults aged 19-32, found that […]

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TSA increases security measures

Some travelers have questioned the effectiveness of new Transportation Security Agency regulations. In an attempt to make air travel safer the Transportation Security Administration increased security regulations,as the war on terror and threats from extremist groups such as ISIS continue. TSA officers previously had five options for pat-downs, with varying […]

College national movement comes to campus in the fall
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College national movement comes to campus in the fall

Students often ask themselves what good they’re able to do in a world that is filled with so much bad. This sentiment is the impetus behind a new CAUSE ministry called “Students for Refugees,” a ministry springing from  an organization by the same name at the University of Arkansas. Students […]

JBU offers master’s in special ed
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JBU offers master’s in special ed

John Brown University will offer a new Master of Education degree in special education, according to a press release. In the Siloam Springs school district 560 students are classified as having a disability. With the increasing amount of students with disabilities, according to the Center for Disease Control, there is […]

LA college sued over free speech zone
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LA college sued over free speech zone

Six hundred and sixteen square feet have been set aside as a free speech zone in a California college. Recently a college student in Los Angeles, California, began the process of suing The Los Angeles Community College District for the policy enacted by Pierce College which he claimed violated his […]

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Faculty prepare to tell JBU goodbye

Six faculty members plan to finish their last semester at John Brown University, and two more are leaving temporarily for sabbatical this May. Jacob Stratman will leave JBU for a one year sabbatical, which he will spend at Handong Global University in Pohang, South Korea. Stratman said he and his […]

Wilson gives the devil his due
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Wilson gives the devil his due

Jessica Hooten Wilson, associate professor of creative writing at John Brown University, recently published her interdisciplinary dissertation as the book “Giving the Devil His Due.” This book explores parallel themes from Russian author Fyodor Dostoevsky and American fiction writer Flannery O’Conner. It opens their texts to a wide readership, including […]

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Arkansas to execute eight men

Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson scheduled eight men to face lethal injection in a four-day blitz. Hutchinson’s decision was made due to anticipation of the expiration date of the drugs used in the operation.  The men, who have been on death row for years, are scheduled for execution for murders committed […]

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Enactus launches English program

Supérate, an Enactus group, successfully launched a nine-month English language program in Campur, a community eight hours away from the capital city, in the mountains of Guatemala. z Children in Campur learn their indigenous language, Q’eqchi’, in the home, and learn Spanish in elementary and middle school. Joe Walenciak, dean […]

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Education society hosts fundraiser

Kappa Delta Pi plans for their first annual Great JBU Bake Off fundraising event. The event will occur on April 18, at 6:30 p.m. in Simmons Great Hall C. The event will feature baked goods made by John Brown University Faculty and Staff members. Attendees will be able to sample […]