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Memphis teach-in celebrates church diversity
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Memphis teach-in celebrates church diversity

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Gold words reading “Christ our Redeemer” sit on a peeling stage, bordered by the words “God our Father, Man our Brother” in equally faded print. Three pots of yellow flowers border the podium, the rest of the background decorated by student artwork representing the Civil Rights movement. In […]

Enactus makes history at World Cup
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Enactus makes history at World Cup

For the first time since its establishment over 40 years ago, Enactus JBU qualified for the Enactus World Cup, an international competition for students across the globe investing in entrepreneurial action to improve the lives of people everywhere. Enactus JBU presented on two of the six current projects for Enactus: […]

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Student helps organize DACA protest

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Maria Meneses helped organize and announce the march she led, where she represented the Arkansas United Community Coalition. The AUCC, founded in 2010, is a non-profit organization that promotes and supports Arkansas’ immigrant community. It helps immigrants apply for and renew their citizenship status and DACA. Meneses […]

Technology faces ethical dilemma with change
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Technology faces ethical dilemma with change

Peruse a tech magazine or browse Netflix for a new sci-fi series, and you’ll see a slew of new inventions, discoveries and technologies being theorized, discussed, developed and incorporated into our world. Some might sound fairly harmless or convenient, like Facebook’s new advertisement-sorting algorithm based on user preferences. Others, like […]

Protesters call to enact DREAM Act
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Protesters call to enact DREAM Act

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Marchers protesting the repeal of DACA were not only calling to reinstate the deferred action set in place by the Obama administration, they were also calling for a bill that would directly address issues of immigration and citizenship. The DREAM Act, introduced in 2017, is a bipartisan […]

Arkansas rated sixth most dangerous state
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Arkansas rated sixth most dangerous state

  Arkansas is the sixth most dangerous state in 2017 in the U.S., according to Law Street Media. Law Street Media ranked each country according to the FBI’s top four major crime categories: murder, aggravated assault, robbery and forcible rape. In 2017, there were 521 violent crimes per 100,000 people […]

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Mexico earthquake claims lives and homes

Thousands of Mexican citizens  flood the shaken city streets of Mexico City, fleeing the destruction of a  a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which hit the center of Mexico, killing 333 persons and reducing 38 buildings In Mexico City to rubble. Mexican marines said they have rescued 115 people and recovered 102 […]

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March of the DREAMers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. In a move considered controversial by Democrats and Republicans alike, President Donald Trump called to end the Consideration for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The program, established through executive order by President Barack Obama, allowed both deferred action and its renewal for undocumented immigrants in […]

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JBU commemorates victims of 9/11 attacks

For many of the students at John Brown University, 9/11 is a distant memory. Many students were too young to see the implications of the attacks, or even to fully understand what was happening at all, but for adult citizens of the United States, the attacks were terrifying. While there […]

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Opioid use fuels further addiction

Opioid addiction in the United States has claimed thousands of lives. According to American Society of Prescription Medicine, in 2015, there were over 52,000 recorded deaths from opioid overdose. Four out of five current heroin addictions started with prescription painkillers. Opioids have proven themselves to be a huge problem across […]