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Coronavirus Sweeps Globe, Kills Over 800

For the past two months, the Coronavirus has swept the globe, leaving thousands of victims in its wake. As of Feb. 8, the death toll rose to over 800, with over 34,000 confirmed cases. The World Health Organization reported that over 24 countries have confirmed cases. The outbreak, which is […]

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Fairness for All Act Introduced in House

Republican Utah Representative Chris Stewart introduced the Fairness for All Act to the House of Representatives on Dec. 6, 2019. An alternative to the highly contested Equality Act, the bill summarizes its purpose: “To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity; and to protect the […]

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JBU Students Discuss Presidential Impeachment at Forum

Students got a look inside the complicated world of impeachment policy with Daniel Bennett, associate professor of political science, and Miguel Rivera, adjunct instructor of political science, at the “What the Heck is Impeachment Anyways?” forum. The forum, sponsored and supported by John Brown University’s Residence Life staff on Jan. […]

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Students of Low-Income Background Seek Education

When John Brown started his university in the shadow of the Ozarks, he sought to provide quality education for students who could not afford it. However, according to a study by Opportunity Insights, rising tuition costs are limiting access and increasing stress for promising students. According to the New York […]

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Gun advocates protest legislation at rally

Pro-gun advocates gathered in Richmond, Va. to peacefully protest legislation regarding restrictions on guns in the state. The proposed gun-restriction legislation included background checks and red flag laws. Around 22,000 people attended the event, according to CNN. Virginia annually holds a “Lobby Day,” but Monday, Jan. 20 was the first […]

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Impeachment trial begins for third time in U.S. History

The impeachment of President Trump did not come as a surprise to many, as it had been the talk of the country for some time. With Democrats threatening a formal impeachment and Republicans refuting evidence, everyone knew it had to come to a head at some point. That point came […]

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SERA survey evaluates mental health data for first time

Every year during orientation, freshmen funnel into the Berry Performing Arts Center to complete the Spiritual, Emotional and Relational Assessment survey. While taking the SERA is an orientation ritual dating back to 2004, many students don’t actually know what the survey measures or how the data is used. Gary Oliver, […]

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REI closes doors on Black Friday to ‘opt outside

Five years ago, REI, a company dedicated to the sales of sporting goods, camping equipment and other outdoor products, devised a plan so wild market strategists were left speechless: they were going to close their doors on Black Friday as part of a campaign they christened “Opt Outside.” As the […]