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Is Ring by Spring still a thing?

A new post pops up on your Facebook page. “Ashley Arnold with Jake Kernell. December 16.” A ring photo accompanies the new Facebook life moment: “Engaged to Jake Kernell.” The option to see their relationship sits below the official social media announcement along with pictures of the new couple. This […]

Vila class reaches Hindu neighbors
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Vila class reaches Hindu neighbors

  We did nothing profound when we visited the Hindu temple in Bentonville, Arkansas. We simply loved our neighbors and listened to their faith journey explanations. Twenty-seven John Brown University students visited the Hindu temple at the Hindu Association of Northwest Arkansas on March 4 under the guidance of David […]

Women’s team goes to Nationals
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Women’s team goes to Nationals

The Golden Eagles women’s basketball team boarded a plane to Billings, Montana, to represent John Brown University in the 2017 NAIA Women’s National Championship on March 13. The last time the women’s basketball team went to nationals was the 2013-14 season. That year, they made it to the final four, […]

NBA censors social media posts
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NBA censors social media posts

The recent social media “Twitter Wars” sparked panic in the upper divisions of the NBA. The NBA commisioner, Mark Tatum, addressed all 30 teams about the issue. Players and teams responded by tweeting sarcastic comments with an overly-polite nature toward each other. After a Twitter battle between the Portland Trailblazers […]

Understanding referee hand signals
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Understanding referee hand signals

Setting up the perfect student section
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Setting up the perfect student section

The crowd stands and roars its approval as the women’s volleyball team spikes the ball onto the other side of the court. The players pass each other on both sides, moving slots and high-fiving as they line up to start another set. When watching a volleyball game at JBU, here […]

A lesson in supporting soccer
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A lesson in supporting soccer

Last season, the John Brown University women’s soccer team went undefeated in the conference season and went on to nationals. The men’s soccer team placed second and got a bid to go to nationals. Through it all, loyal fans cheered them on to do their best. “Half the battle is […]

Oakley kicked out of Knicks game
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Oakley kicked out of Knicks game

Charles Oakley, former New York Knicks player, was banned from The Madison Square Garden after a physical confrontation. While attending a Knicks game, Oakley reportedly verbally harassed the owner James Dolan. The verbal confrontation quickly escalated when security guards asked Oakley to leave the game. Before leaving, Oakley pushed three […]

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‘I Want you to Cheer!’

I step out onto the court with the cheer team to the silence of the crowd. “One, two, three!” The cheerleaders clap. “Blue, gold, and white, the eagles, are here to fight. We’re strong and we’re mighty, ready to attack, we’ll rise to the top, the Golden, Eagles, can’t, be, […]

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Patriots will not visit Trump

After winning their fifth Super Bowl, the Patriots once again made the news. This time because Donald Trump controversy split the team. The Patriots were nicknamed “Team Trump” on social media after quarterback Tom Brady and the team owner Robert Kraft discussed their personal friendships with President Donald Trump before […]