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Romero declared first Latin American saint
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Romero declared first Latin American saint

Oscar Romero, archbishop of El Salvador from 1977 to 1980, became the first Latin American saint to be canonized by the Catholic church. An outspoken opponent of the nation’s civil war, Romero was assassinated while giving mass in 1980. Pope Francis officiated his canonization ceremony on Oct. 13 at the […]

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Students join Growth Groups in dorm pilot program

Desiring that students strengthen fellowship with their neighbors, Walker Hall and the Student Ministries Leadership Team have forged a new partnership. While campus-wide Growth Groups have been a John Brown University tradition for instilling spiritual growth, a new pilot program focused on tying together social and spiritual aspects seeks to […]

More college students diagnosed with mental illness
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More college students diagnosed with mental illness

Increasing numbers of college-aged students in the U.S. have been diagnosed with depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses. According to a survey conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 27 percent of students have depression and 11 percent have anxiety. Michelle Satterlee, a psychology professor at John Brown University, […]

Caravan approaches U.S. border from Mexico
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Caravan approaches U.S. border from Mexico

Approximately 5,000 people seek asylum and journey through Mexico towards the United States. Hungry, exhausted and scared for their lives, they keep on despite many obstacles. Originating in San Pedro Sula, Honduras, on Oct. 13, a small group of around 160 people banded together with the intent of seeking asylum […]

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Enactus world cup inspires students to serve

The week before Fall Break, students boarded a flight for San Jose, California to watch and support the competing Enactus teams at the Enactus World Cup. Every year, the world cup hosts 3,500 student, business and academic leaders from 36 different countries to showcase projects that will improve communities across […]

ARTreach seeks volunteers for children’s ministry
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ARTreach seeks volunteers for children’s ministry

As brightly-colored crayons roll across the table into small energetic hands, children experience the love of Christ through the encouragement of student mentors smiling at their budding masterpieces. ARTreach, a John Brown University CAUSE ministry, invites students to build relationships with the children of Colcord, Oklahoma through art projects, games […]

‘Jesus High’ impacts college-age counselors and kids
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‘Jesus High’ impacts college-age counselors and kids

Amidst the smoke, lights and high energy games, campers and counselors alike experience the ever-looming “Jesus High”—a spiritual climax with little to no results. Campers and counselors often lose the sensation of a strengthened relationship with God and fellow Christians once they pack their bags and return to normal life. […]