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Strife in Nicaragua persists as students return to JBU

Nicaraguan students did not have a summer break filled with rest, internships and fun. Instead, they faced protests, arrests and government oppression. There are seven Walton Scholarship students at John Brown University who call Nicaragua their home. Last April, protests and fighting plagued their country which resulted in many deaths […]

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Reduce, reuse and restyle; using thrifting for good

In 2013, a garment factory called Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed. The factory was constructed with “substandard materials, with a blatant disregard for building codes,” according to the New York Times. Despite knowing the factory was unsafe for garment workers, factory owners urged their employees to continue working in […]

Safe Shorts keep runners safe from sexual assault
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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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Oscar party exposes students to fashion and pop culture

Hollywood’s most prominent actors and actresses strutted down a red carpet in front of hundreds of lenses and lights that would show the world what they wore on the film industry’s biggest night. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the Oscars was broadcast to over 26.5 million people, Variety reported. This was […]