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JBU Holds Voting Forum to Educate Students

John Brown University holds various Residence Life forums to provide students with accurate information and different perspectives on both national and international issues. JBU recently recognized the importance of responsible voting in the upcoming presidential election and invited five people on campus to talk at a forum on voting. John […]

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Public Charge Rule to Limit Visa Applications

What would you sacrifice for someone you love? Would you endure physical and sexual violence? Would you leave the comfort of your own home to be exposed to risks such as abduction, exploitation or even death? That is the case for approximately 10.5 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. as […]

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What Iowa Caucus Means for 2020 Election

Early this month, the 2020 election cycle continued with the controversial Iowa Caucus. The purpose of the Iowa Caucus is for the people of Iowa to get together and discuss who they want to win both the party-based nominations as well as the presidency in general. However, the events that […]

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Students Sue Fuller Seminary for LGBTQ+ Discrimination

Fuller Theological Seminary is currently facing a lawsuit and receiving backlash for their conduct from two expelled students, engaged in same-sex marriage. When people hear about Fuller Theological Seminary, some associate it with its academics, its current financial struggles or its conservative, Christian approach to seminary. However, when discovering its […]

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Coronavirus Sweeps Globe, Kills Over 800

For the past two months, the Coronavirus has swept the globe, leaving thousands of victims in its wake. As of Feb. 8, the death toll rose to over 800, with over 34,000 confirmed cases. The World Health Organization reported that over 24 countries have confirmed cases. The outbreak, which is […]

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Fairness for All Act Introduced in House

Republican Utah Representative Chris Stewart introduced the Fairness for All Act to the House of Representatives on Dec. 6, 2019. An alternative to the highly contested Equality Act, the bill summarizes its purpose: “To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity; and to protect the […]

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JBU Students Discuss Presidential Impeachment at Forum

Students got a look inside the complicated world of impeachment policy with Daniel Bennett, associate professor of political science, and Miguel Rivera, adjunct instructor of political science, at the “What the Heck is Impeachment Anyways?” forum. The forum, sponsored and supported by John Brown University’s Residence Life staff on Jan. […]

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Students of Low-Income Background Seek Education

When John Brown started his university in the shadow of the Ozarks, he sought to provide quality education for students who could not afford it. However, according to a study by Opportunity Insights, rising tuition costs are limiting access and increasing stress for promising students. According to the New York […]

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The Mindset of the Church and its Global Context

Gen Z and Millennial Christians are actively concerned with justice and humanitarian efforts, according to a recent survey from the Barna Group. They are keen to obtain relief for the oppressed, mend the bonds of inequality and desire the elimination of corruption, heralding these values as the core of the […]