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JBU Introduces Faculty and Residential Life Staff for Fall 2020

John Brown University welcomed 21 new members to its student development staff, faculty, and admissions and financial aid staff. All of these individuals have stepped up, not only serving the needs of JBU itself but navigating the new obstacles from the pandemic. One of the newest members of the student […]

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TikTok and the Era of Digital Activism

TikTok, a phone app known for being a venue for lighthearted lip-syncing and dance videos, has become the largest hub for young people to learn about social justice and global news today. Users across the U.S. and the world have come to use TikTok as a means to explore their […]

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Controversial Title IX amendment proposed

Betsy DeVos, Education Secretary under the Trump administration, has released a series of proposed amendments to the procedures of Title IX, education’s nondiscrimination act on the basis of sex. The proposed changes include an updated definition, budget re-organization and most controversially, the allowance of cross-examination of sexual assault and harassment […]

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New Campus Pantry Seeks to Combat Food Insecurity

Synonymous with care packages stuffed with Ramen noodles and midnight Waffle House runs, the words “college student” often seem to jokingly imply “hunger or “starvation.” However, for many college students, missing meals and going to bed with a growling stomach is an everyday reality. Seeking to help students living with […]

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Colorado University Offers New Major in Cannabis

The U.S.’s first bachelor’s degree in cannabis was announced at Colorado State University-Pueblo. The new major is geared towards educating students in the needs of the thriving cannabis industry. CSU-Pueblo has had a 22-credit cannabis Studies Minor since 2016. According to a report released by CSU-Pueblo, students will take classes […]

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JBU Holds Voting Forum to Educate Students

John Brown University holds various Residence Life forums to provide students with accurate information and different perspectives on both national and international issues. JBU recently recognized the importance of responsible voting in the upcoming presidential election and invited five people on campus to talk at a forum on voting. John […]

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Public Charge Rule to Limit Visa Applications

What would you sacrifice for someone you love? Would you endure physical and sexual violence? Would you leave the comfort of your own home to be exposed to risks such as abduction, exploitation or even death? That is the case for approximately 10.5 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. as […]

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What Iowa Caucus Means for 2020 Election

Early this month, the 2020 election cycle continued with the controversial Iowa Caucus. The purpose of the Iowa Caucus is for the people of Iowa to get together and discuss who they want to win both the party-based nominations as well as the presidency in general. However, the events that […]