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Musical student honored
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Musical student honored

Senior Rebecca Rollene has many reasons to sing. She was recently selected as one of five finalists for the Fifth Trinity Presents Performance Series’ Collegiate Performance Showcase. Trinity United Methodist Church will be hosting the event on April 1 in Little Rock, Ark. Admission is free. This showcase is the […]

Big Apple group brings big voices
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Big Apple group brings big voices

It is a simple setting. Four men wearing matching suits and ties stand together. Nothing is evidently special about them until they begin to sing. As the four voices blend together, resembling finely tuned instruments, the onlookers realized that this is no ordinary group of men. These are the members […]

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Fair trade vs. free trade showdown

Scholars will duke it out next week on the pros and cons for the poor of free trade or fair trade. American Enterprise Institute, one of the world’s leading think tanks, is sponsoring the event, which will feature a Washington-based AEI economist, CEO of Ten Thousand Villages Paul Myers and […]

Glass illuminates stories of school’s past
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Glass illuminates stories of school’s past

Maybe it’s a story of a drummer boy. Or maybe it’s the evolution of Siloam Springs. Or, maybe it’s a depiction of an alien invasion—there are pictures of cornfields, a strange antennae and a series of obscure acronyms after all. Whatever the story is behind the Cathedral’s stained glass windows, […]

New building promotes student camaraderie
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New building promotes student camaraderie

Students’ chatter filled the engineering computer lab downstairs in the Balzer Technology Center as they gathered to work on homework together. “Where an English [major] can write a paper anywhere on campus, we can only do stuff here,” said senior engineering major Joseph Kmetz, explaining why students frequent the lab […]

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Prepping talent

With an event as big as Talent Show, preparation is everything. From video to transitions to timing, the show must go on without a hitch. However, due to an overlap from the first show at 7 p.m., the doors for the second show at 9 p.m. did not open until […]

Weekend retreats focus on Christian walk
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Weekend retreats focus on Christian walk

On Friday evening, 140 students packed their bags, loaded up in cars and waved goodbye to John Brown University for a weekend dedicated to learning what it means to “walk” in Christ at the women’s and men’s spring retreat. About one hundred women headed east to enjoy the weekend at […]

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Students hold their own at local ADDY awards

John Brown University students and alumni won big at the 2012 Northwest Arkansas ADDY Awards. The ADDY Awards were presented by the Northwest Arkansas Advertising Federation. In a ceremony held Feb. 18, in Fayetteville, Ark., University Visual Art students earned nine awards in the student divisions. The school walked away […]

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Finding a home church away from home

Moving away from your family to college brings a variety of changes and new experiences for anyone. For many students at John Brown University, that transition also includes the challenge of finding a church to attend and call their own. University chaplain Rod Reed said that the church is important […]