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From jail to Moody: Yuan shares his journey
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From jail to Moody: Yuan shares his journey

Christopher Yuan always knew he was different. He was more sensitive than other students and gifted in music. Because of this he was mocked and called “effeminate.” The author and Moody Bible Institute professor could recall when his first gay feelings emerged. He was nine, looking at pornographic magazines at […]

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Leaving home: JBU homeschooled community speaks pros and cons

Homeschoolers are a hidden community, but not a uniform one. Each has their own unique experiences, challenges and advantages garnered from home education. Homeschoolers stay fairly hidden on the John Brown University campus. “It doesn’t make you any different than anyone else,” said freshman Ely Wynn. “Sometimes they might think […]

Windgate building unveiled to public
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Windgate building unveiled to public

John Brown University officially dedicated its completely remodeled art facility, now the second building designated for the growing visual arts program, at a reception last Friday. “I’m excited to see how our students will utilize the state-of-the-art printmaking, drawing and painting studios and the sound and video suites,” said David […]

Gift spurs new cafeteria, housing
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Gift spurs new cafeteria, housing

The University announced April 2, an anonymous $4 million lead gift jump-started an $8 million campaign to build a new banquet hall and apartments on campus. According to Vice President of University Advancement Jim Krall, the new projects will be paid by gifts instead of tuition dollars. The money raised […]

Stream of consciousness
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Stream of consciousness

Senior Katelyn Banks will unveil “Stream of Consciousness,” a cut paper installation inspired by prayer and derived from meticulous hours of preparation on April 3 in the new art building. The theme of the gallery comes from Psalm 1, in which the author uses trees planted by the living water […]

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Radio station fundraiser resounding success

101.1 KLRC, the University’s Christian radio station, ended Sharathon this month with $746,904 pledged from nearly 2,400 listeners. This has ensured the ministry’s funding for another year of operation. “The mountains we were facing this morning was too big for us. Then, in a flurry of phone calls and data […]

Spring break mission trips impact lives
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Spring break mission trips impact lives

The SMLT sponsored three domestic mission trips over spring break, taking groups to Jackson, Miss.; Panama City, Fla.; and New Orleans, La. The Jackson trip was led by director of discipleship Frank Huebert. Partnering with the John M. Perkins Foundation and the Zachariah 8 Community, students tackled service projects with […]

SWEPCO: Five things to know
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SWEPCO: Five things to know

1. It’s not easy to find Located around Gentry, Ark., there is only one access point for the lake, which can be especially difficult to spot if you go at night. From campus, head east on U.S. Route 412 and soon after Walmart turn left onto State Highway 59, northbound. […]

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Housing numbers shaping up for next year

With spring break over, housing registration is approaching quickly. Next year’s seniors have already applied to live off campus and room draw will begin shortly. Andre Broquard, director of resident life at JBU, said that as of now, there are 69 seniors that will live off campus, four that will […]

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Students, SGA seeking connection

It is election season – that time of year when candidates seek the votes of their perspective constituents. On the campus of John Brown University, however, the candidates for the Student Government Association blend in well. Wearing everyday clothes, they wander their classes or the cafeteria on a quest for […]