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Meet the rookies of undefeated soccer team
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Meet the rookies of undefeated soccer team

The John Brown University men’s soccer team is undefeated this year, winning 11 of their first 13 games and tying two. The team continues to be ranked as one of the best in their conference. They owe a portion of their success to the eight new players joining the team […]

Player heads relaunch of FCA
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Player heads relaunch of FCA

Brittany Ayers, sophomore volleyball player at John Brown University, is working to establish a Fellowship of Christian Athletes club at JBU this year. “FCA at JBU will provide an environment where student athletes are easily able to recognize not only their athletic potential, but their spiritual potential,” Ayers said. “My […]

Men prepare for TP comeback
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Men prepare for TP comeback

  It’s time for the event that gets a school of just over 1,300 undergrads on ESPN’s Snapchat story, on SportsCenter and in articles by USA Today and NBC Sports: the toilet paper game. The home opener of John Brown University’s season has grown from a few students throwing smuggled […]

Soccer player rises from Bloods territory
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Soccer player rises from Bloods territory

Compton, California, is not a nice place to grow up. Situated in the greater Los Angeles area, this city is known to be the gang central of the United States and home to the Bloods and the Crips. Just this year, Compton was assigned extra support by the Violence Reduction […]

Women defeat UofA, aim to place second
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Women defeat UofA, aim to place second

  After defeating the University of Arkansas, the John Brown University women’s rugby team is now looking to reach second place in their division this year. It has been a year since the Student Government Association officially approved the women’s rugby club. On the Saturday of homecoming weekend, the women’s […]

Incoming Ultimate players make an impact
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Incoming Ultimate players make an impact

John Brown University’s women’s ultimate frisbee team is diving full-force into the heart of their season. The team has competed in multiple tournaments already this year, and owe a portion of their success to the new players on the team. Hannah Sparks, a freshman biology major from Edmond, Oklahoma, said […]

Rosa Orpo
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Rosa Orpo

                Major: Kinesiology Year: I am transfer from Oklahoma and now I am junior. (Originally I am from Finland.) What’s your biggest accomplishment in your sport? It was probably the day when my team won the Scandinavian championship. It has been many years […]

First-year ultimate player brings experience
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First-year ultimate player brings experience

Nolan Campbell is not one to brag on himself. Despite a stellar ultimate frisbee record, knowing seven different programming languages and standing at an imposing height, Campbell refuses to place himself on any sort of pedestal. When Campbell was ten years old, he was in Biloxi, Mississippi when Katrina hit, […]

Freshmen runners ready to make tracks
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Freshmen runners ready to make tracks

While many people would consider waking up at 5 a.m. to run multiple miles a terrible way to wake up, the John Brown University men’s cross country team thrives on early-morning workouts. The five freshman this year are especially excited about pushing themselves to the limit. “I am looking forward […]

Rugby hair tradition bonds teammates
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Rugby hair tradition bonds teammates

The time has come again for of spotting unconventional haircuts and finding out who is new to the men’s rugby team. Every year, the rugby team has a tradition for the incoming freshmen. They can get their heads shaved in a comical way as a voluntary initiation rite, and as […]