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How to support the basketball team
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How to support the basketball team

Stepping out onto the court during a tense timeout at the men’s game, the cheerleading team leads a crowd-raising chant. The only problem? Only about four people out of the 20 students join in. “JBU, yell it with us! JBU, a little louder!” Clapping students with silent mouths greet the […]

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A lesson in tennis fan etiquette

Raising a racket is culturally considered impolite in most settings. For students at John Brown University, however, this practice became a customary tribute to spring many years ago. Tennis season is here for the athletes of John Brown University, with the men’s and women’s teams both playing their first match […]

Basketball seniors look forward
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Basketball seniors look forward

With a season that spans six months, the John Brown University basketball team has the longest season of any sport at JBU. As the conference tournament draws near, both the men’s and women’s teams hold high conference rankings. The men’s team is 13-8 and jockeying for a playoff position in […]

Sneak peek into tennis
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Sneak peek into tennis

After vigorous training and anticipation, tennis season is finally here. The team of nine women and nine men are ready to begin the season. Tennis season will officially start on Feb. 17 as the Golden Eagles play their first match against Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. “The main focus going […]

University divided over ban on kneeling
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University divided over ban on kneeling

In 2016, the nation protested against racism. In late August, a San Francisco 49ers football player decided to take a stand by kneeling when the national anthem was played. The NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, said he doesn’t agree with how the country does not support black rights. With the recent […]

Intramural sports furnish community
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Intramural sports furnish community

Community is an important component of John Brown University. It is often referenced as something that sets JBU apart from other universities, and intramural sports play a role in growing the type of community JBU wants to be known for. In a study released by Albany University, participating in intramurals […]

Athletes condition in off season
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Athletes condition in off season

The athletic teams on campus participate in hard workouts multiple days a week to keep in shape when they don’t have games. A wide array of athletic teams train during their off seasons. Off season workouts for cross-country, soccer, volleyball and tennis have continued into the new year with the […]

Rising NBA stars compete for playoffs
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Rising NBA stars compete for playoffs

The race is on to determine the next rising NBA star. This year, the Cleveland Cavaliers top the eastern bracket with 29 wins and 11 loses. The Golden State Warriors are leading the western conference, and boast a four game winning streak. With playoffs just around the corner, predictions are […]

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Top 10 most talented NFL teams of the year
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Top 10 most talented NFL teams of the year