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COVID-19 Update: JBU reports 2 active cases and encourages flu shots

John Brown University (JBU) announced two active COVID-19 cases on Friday, Oct. 16. There are two active student cases, and 20 students have recovered. There are no students in quarantine or awaiting test results. Three off-campus students and four on-campus students are awaiting contact tracing from the Arkansas Department of […]

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Students find rest and encouragement from retreats

This past weekend, almost 100 students left the stress of school for three days of reflection, fellowship, relaxation and no cell service. The students were given the opportunity through the men and women’s retreats to unplug from the world, learn from two dynamic speakers, strengthen old relationships and make new […]

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Safe Shorts keep runners safe from sexual assault

One out of every six American women have been the victims of aome form of sexual assualt in their lifetimes, according to the Rape Abuse and Incest National Network, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Safe Shorts were designed by Sandra Seilz, a German woman who wanted a portable safety […]

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Amazon opens near-autonomous local market

Amazon, the online mega-retailer, introduced the next step for autonomous shopping: a walk-in market without cashiers, lines or registers. At the entrance of the store, several devices are placed that prohibit entry to anyone who does not have a specific smartphone app. Not unlike subway passes, shoppers must scan in […]