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Choir concludes season with symphony concert
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Choir concludes season with symphony concert

The John Brown University Cathedral Choir will close the year on a high note. In their last performance this spring, the Cathedral Choir will lend their voices to “Masterworks III,” the closing of a concert series at the Walton Arts Center in Fayetteville, Ark. They will join the Symphony of […]

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Homeschooled students explain stereotypes, goals

Many people wonder about a certain sector of the American population. Do they wear their pajamas all day? Do they have a social life? Are they sheltered? Two John Brown University students are attempting to answer these questions and break the stereotypes associated with their distinctive upbringing. Liana Medina is […]

Sneak peek: Details of new buildings released
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Sneak peek: Details of new buildings released

The John Brown University Board announced last week that by the fall of 2013, the existing Kresge Dining Hall will have a 17,000- square foot extension. The Great Hall will be able to seat an extra 500 people, and will be able to hold overflow of the daily cafeteria traffic. […]

Honors program gains new direction
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Honors program gains new direction

This school year brought the largest class of incoming freshman in the history of John Brown University. Such growth brings about other changes, such as an increase in the number of students eligible for the University’s Honors Scholars Program. As a result, the focus of the program will be shifting […]

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JBU leaders talk sexuality

After the discussion of sexuality on campus moved beyond dorm rooms and into chapel weeks ago, students were left with more questions than answers. Questions regarding the University’s stance on homosexuality poured in as Chaplain Rod Reed and Nick Ogle spoke in a Q & A format during sexuality week […]

Siloam Springs: Land of honey
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Siloam Springs: Land of honey

While most would shoo bees out of their backyard and pray they stay away, Billy Stevenson is welcoming them with open arms. The international office director set up his second hive this month, a mass of bees 3,000 and growing. And not just as a hobby – it’s the doctor’s […]

Carnegie concert: Alumna’s dream comes true
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Carnegie concert: Alumna’s dream comes true

To sing in Carnegie Hall is an honor, no matter what musical genre an artist represents. One John Brown University alumna had a taste of that privilege on April 1, as the result of a random Google search. Tori Mick, a 2010 graduate, looked up the phrase “sing with Eric […]

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Waltons welcome new students, tell story

The next couple of months will be busy for Ron Johnson, director of the John Brown University Walton International Scholarship Program. Besides his usual duties helping students with their tax filings, presenting to the board and making sure things are right on track for graduating seniors, Johnson added two more […]

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SGA focus: projects and events

Encouraging recycling on campus. Power outlets in the Walker Student Center. White boards rather than chalk boards in library study rooms. Installing a water fountain by the intramural fields. A change machine for laundry money. All are projects which John Brown University’s Student Government Association has worked on in the […]

Introducing app future
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Introducing app future

There is now more information at the literal fingertips of smart phone owners at John Brown University. The University has recently released mobile application, powered through MOX. As part of the new app, downloaders can view maps of campus, event listings, top news stories and other information. Students can also […]