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It’s almost time for Veggie Tales

Bob the Tomato, Mr. Lunt, Mr. Nezzer and Archibald the Asparagus are visiting the JBU campus next week on Feb., 21. Well, the voice behind them will. Phil Vischer, creator of VeggieTales and founder of Big Idea Productions, Inc. will speak at chapel for Leadership week. John Brown University’s Leadership […]

Crooners prepare for musical battle
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Crooners prepare for musical battle

Eight students will face the music as they battle to become the recording industry’s next big thing.

Last year, aspiring musician Kacie Williams stood center stage at the Cathedral with nothing but her guitar during the first year of The Next Big Thing.

On March 10, eight students will stand in the same place crossing their fingers hopeful of the same fate as Williams.

Practicing on the chaplain’s house
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Practicing on the chaplain’s house

Students from the construction management department hurried around a structure cropping out of University Chaplain Rod Reed’s house on Jan. 31, their third full day of the construction project in the spring semester. Each Tuesday, students go to get hands-on experience in construction management by building an addition for Rod […]

Play musters cast, crew
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Play musters cast, crew

Love, anger, passion, comedy and revenge are some themes in John Brown University’s spring play “The Three Musketeers.” The theatre department of John Brown University began plans for the show during last semester with auditions, callbacks and a read through. While most students were at home relaxing over Christmas break, […]

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MICE and TWIRP return to JBU

After a three-year hiatus from the two dating competition events, the Student Activities Committee decided to bring back the old tradition. MICE—Men Initiate Creative Entertainment—dates occurred Feb. 3-4, and TWIRP—The Woman is Required to Pay—dates will be happening Feb. 10-11. Danielle Keller, coordinator of student activities, said that the competition […]

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Committees report for reaccreditation

John Brown University is applying for reaccreditation. Robert Norwood, dean of undergraduate studies, explained that JBU has to go through a reaccreditation process every 10 years. JBU administion has prepared for this for the past year and a half by writing a self-report and they are now inviting a team […]

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Business teams prepare for competition

Competition season is fast approaching for the University SIFE teams, and the teams are working hours a week to be prepared according to senior Jasmine Chavez, vice president of competition for University SIFE. “It’s a lot of work; that’s why we meet five days a week,” she said. According to […]

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Local jobs scarce for grads

Two seniors recently turned down jobs with corporate-giant Walmart in hopes of staying in small-town Siloam Springs. But limited employers and positions make finding a local job difficult. More students want to stick around after graduation, but the possibility of unemployment keeps them searching. According to Director of Career Development […]

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Let their be lighting

Cinema and photography students say lighting is a crucial part of their art. Until this semester, lighting as a course had been missing from the John Brown University catalog. This semester, in an attempt to get a better handle on the subject, both majors are able to enroll in the […]

Hollywood mayor
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Hollywood mayor

Among the coffee shops, stores and barber shops that dot Broadway Street  in downtown Siloam Springs, one storefront stands out from the rest. With its storefront empty except for a werewolf costume, this building is something more surprising than a novelty store or Halloween-themed shop, as most would guess. It’s […]