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Northwest Arkansas feels population boom
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Northwest Arkansas feels population boom

Northwest Arkansas is brimming with strip malls, half-built bridges and near-constant road work. What started out as a small area of 5,000 people in the middle of the Ozark hills has become a home to over three million people, according to the U.S. census. With all of the recent construction, […]

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Columbia crosses conflict with culture

When Americans think of third-world countries, many imagine jungles or deserts with small villages and stagnant economies. But in the heart of the Amazon jungle, Colombia is a country that holds cities of millions. There, traditional labels like “third-world” no longer apply. John Brown University associate professor of Spanish Iván […]

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Rohingya people search for refuge from persecution

Thousands of the Rohingya population from Myanmar are crossing the border to Bangladesh seeking refuge from their government. On Aug. 25, the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), a Rohingya militant group, conducted attacks against the Rakhine State police and army forces, killing 12 members of the Myanmar’s security forces and […]

Canada close in distance but not identity
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Canada close in distance but not identity

Canada and the United States, two countries with parallel beginnings, have marked differences. The United States famously fought for and won its independence with a clattering of cannon fire and complicated political maneuvers. Canada, in contrast, negotiated its independence with the British crown, through a series of conferences that resulted […]

White youth express spiritual homelessness
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White youth express spiritual homelessness

Studies conducted by the Pew Research Center show that the future of religion in America will be comprised of a diverse set of youth with no roots in Christianity. America is known for having people from of every race and ethnicity and background all over the world come, and pursue […]

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Natural Businesses Emerging in Siloam

As Siloam Springs continues to expand, two fresh and natural businesses have planted their roots Downtown and are bringing a new outlook on food and ice cream to the small Arkansas town. Pure Joy is a small ice-cream shop situated in the heart of Downtown Siloam Springs. It is not […]

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Feature Country: Vietnam and culture shock

Jane Le, a junior marketing and international business major at John Brown University, was born and raised in, Hochiminh, one of the biggest cities in Vietnam. Her parents were originally from Binh Dinh but moved to the city to look for jobs. Jane and her brother, Nick, had the desire […]

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North Korea: Through the eyes of South Korea

Prior to 1945, North and South Korea were a unified nation. It was in 1948 when the Soviet-backed north and the U.S.-backed south separated into independent nations sparking a long unsolved conflict. Woo Jong-il, a South Korean national who resides on the border, said in an interview to The Guardian, […]

Siloam Springs: a hub for business
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Siloam Springs: a hub for business

A fall Saturday morning on John Brown University’s campus is a special thing. For those who haven’t experienced it, there’s a light air that blows through campus as the heat breaks and leaves start changing from vivid greens to vibrant purples and reds. The students who aren’t trapped by deadlines, […]