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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 […]

Rugby basics: the happy cynic’s guide
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Rugby basics: the happy cynic’s guide

On certain Saturdays in the fall semester at John Brown University, one can meander on down Hutch’s ridiculous hill and watch a stellar performance put on by JBU’s rugby team. The problem in doing this outright, however, is that most people just don’t know how rugby is played. No, it’s […]

One of four racquetball courts to go
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One of four racquetball courts to go

The Walton Lifetime Health Complex will replace one of its four racquetball courts during the renovations scheduled to end in mid October. This reduction is going to allow room for an Outdoor Adventure Center, where students will be able to check out kayaks, mountain bikes, canoes, and camping gear. There […]