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JBU celebrates 100 years of Christ over all

In 1919, Woodrow Wilson was president, the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth and John E. Brown formed Southwestern Collegiate Institute. This college would later be renamed John E. Brown College, and later, John Brown University. JBU is celebrating its 100-year anniversary in 2019. John E. Brown founded JBU to […]

Shutdown affects students who receive financial aid
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Shutdown affects students who receive financial aid

An unplanned vacation for many government workers ensued on at the end of last year. As funding ceased for organizations, furloughed workers and U.S. citizens anticipated the government reboot. Since 1976, when the modern congressional budgeting process began, there have been 20 government shutdowns; however, the longest government shutdown in […]

Californians endure aftermath of severe fire and rain
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Californians endure aftermath of severe fire and rain

Firefighters have finally ended California’s most deadly fire in its history. Camp Fire, located in Northern California’s Butte County, killed over 85 people with about 300 still unaccounted for. On Nov. 8, Camp Fire ignited and raged across Northern California for 18 days. According to the Cal Fire incident report, […]

Jews targeted at synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh
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Jews targeted at synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh

On an early Saturday morning the Jewish Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, devolved from a peaceful place of worship to a chaotic crime scene when a gunman opened fire, killing 11 congregants and wounding four police officers. There were three congregations celebrating Shabbat services: Tree of Life, Dor Hadash and New […]

More college students diagnosed with mental illness
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More college students diagnosed with mental illness

Increasing numbers of college-aged students in the U.S. have been diagnosed with depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses. According to a survey conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 27 percent of students have depression and 11 percent have anxiety. Michelle Satterlee, a psychology professor at John Brown University, […]

Caravan approaches U.S. border from Mexico
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Caravan approaches U.S. border from Mexico

Approximately 5,000 people seek asylum and journey through Mexico towards the United States. Hungry, exhausted and scared for their lives, they keep on despite many obstacles. Originating in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Oct. 13, a small group of around 160 people banded together with the intent of seeking asylum […]