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USPS tracks social media for national security

Yahoo News released a story on April 21, reporting that the United States Postal Service has been using the legal and law enforcement arm of its operation to track and collect Americans’ social media posts. The program is known as iCOP or Internet Covert Operations Program and is searching for […]

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Missing: April Dawn Andrews

White female, strawberry blonde hair, blue eyes, buckteeth, 5 feet 4 inches, 100 pounds, brown sweater, black halter top, light brown corduroy pants and multicolored sneakers. Nov. 18, 2006 was the last day April Dawn Andrews, 15 at the time, was seen alive. She had told her mother she was […]

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Mental and neurological effects of COVID-19 in women

Throughout history, women and children have been society’s most vulnerable members. The negative mental health effects of COVID-19 have been no exception. While contracting the virus has complications and lasting physical consequences of its own, the anxiety and mental burden of the pandemic have affected nearly everyone. In a survey […]

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Chauvin found guilty; claims for justice persist

On Tuesday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder and manslaughter for the death of George Floyd. The jury, consisting of five men and seven women, deliberated for four hours on Monday afternoon and resumed Tuesday morning. The jury was sequestered for its deliberation on those days. […]

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‘Carry on the founder’s goal’: The history of the JBU Communication Department

Since the commencement of John Brown University in 1919, the study of communication has been ever-present on campus. Within the first month of the university’s opening, students were using the on-campus printing press to create their first newspaper, The Southwestern. Since the university was just starting out, students filled most […]