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House-hunting tips

Moving off campus can sound like an appealing option for college students. No more eating off the meal plan, dealing with awkward RAs or abiding by open dorm hours. Nevertheless, students can sometimes run into several obstacles when it comes to getting the keys of their new apartment. Senior Hilary […]

New eatery prepares to come downtown
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New eatery prepares to come downtown

Visitors to downtown Siloam Springs will have another option for dining later this spring. The new restaurant will take the place of Emelia’s Kitchen, which closed on Jan. 29, at 100 E. University St. Opened over two years ago by George Ouyoumjian and his wife Sara Lusher, Emelia’s offered lunch, […]

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Organization promotes campus unity

John Brown University has long accepted students from across the globe. Only recently has JBU set up an organization to specifically address the needs of this widely-varied group. Faculty and students collaborated last semester to create MOSAIC, Multicultural Organization of Students Active in Christ. The group designed MOSAIC to fill […]

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It’s almost time for Veggie Tales

Bob the Tomato, Mr. Lunt, Mr. Nezzer and Archibald the Asparagus are visiting the JBU campus next week on Feb., 21. Well, the voice behind them will. Phil Vischer, creator of VeggieTales and founder of Big Idea Productions, Inc. will speak at chapel for Leadership week. John Brown University’s Leadership […]

Crooners prepare for musical battle
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Crooners prepare for musical battle

Eight students will face the music as they battle to become the recording industry’s next big thing.

Last year, aspiring musician Kacie Williams stood center stage at the Cathedral with nothing but her guitar during the first year of The Next Big Thing.

On March 10, eight students will stand in the same place crossing their fingers hopeful of the same fate as Williams.

Practicing on the chaplain’s house
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Practicing on the chaplain’s house

Students from the construction management department hurried around a structure cropping out of University Chaplain Rod Reed’s house on Jan. 31, their third full day of the construction project in the spring semester. Each Tuesday, students go to get hands-on experience in construction management by building an addition for Rod […]

Play musters cast, crew
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Play musters cast, crew

Love, anger, passion, comedy and revenge are some themes in John Brown University’s spring play “The Three Musketeers.” The theatre department of John Brown University began plans for the show during last semester with auditions, callbacks and a read through. While most students were at home relaxing over Christmas break, […]

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MICE and TWIRP return to JBU

After a three-year hiatus from the two dating competition events, the Student Activities Committee decided to bring back the old tradition. MICE—Men Initiate Creative Entertainment—dates occurred Feb. 3-4, and TWIRP—The Woman is Required to Pay—dates will be happening Feb. 10-11. Danielle Keller, coordinator of student activities, said that the competition […]

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Committees report for reaccreditation

John Brown University is applying for reaccreditation. Robert Norwood, dean of undergraduate studies, explained that JBU has to go through a reaccreditation process every 10 years. JBU administion has prepared for this for the past year and a half by writing a self-report and they are now inviting a team […]

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Business teams prepare for competition

Competition season is fast approaching for the University SIFE teams, and the teams are working hours a week to be prepared according to senior Jasmine Chavez, vice president of competition for University SIFE. “It’s a lot of work; that’s why we meet five days a week,” she said. According to […]