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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 […]

Club volleyball spikes interest
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Club volleyball spikes interest

Twice a week, groups of students at John Brown University gather together to advance their knowledge and skill. They labor for hours, digging deep, assisting one another, striving for aces. No, this is not a study group – this is club volleyball.      While most college students expect to […]

Players add versatility to team
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Players add versatility to team

The John Brown University men’s basketball team is off to an impressive start this year. They are currently 7-3 and coming off a 93-67 win over Philander Smith, a team they had lost to just nine days prior.      The Eagles are gearing up for the start of conference […]

Athletes required to stand for anthem
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Athletes required to stand for anthem

The John Brown University Athletics Department instructed athletes to stand and show respect for the national anthem. This announcement was made a few months ago after Colin Kaepernick, a professional American football quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, protested against racial inequality by kneeling down while the national anthem was […]