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SIFE scores trip to nationals

For the 12th year in a row, the John Brown University SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) competition team was crowned Regional champion Monday, March 26. The Regional competition took place in Rogers, Ark., with competing colleges and universities from Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. JBU SIFE is advancing to the […]

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Cafeteria seeks to meet dietary restrictions

After battling health issues, senior Jessica High’s food restrictions kept her from enjoying an average meal at the cafeteria like everyone else. Her gluten-, dairy- and soy-free diet left little to desire as she searched the cafeteria’s menu online on a weekly basis, only realizing there was not much she […]

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Calling listeners to face their fears

Students in chapel on March 8 laughed as the speaker listed off some unrealistic fears, such as anatidaephobia, “the fear that somewhere, somehow, a duck is watching you.” But she did not stop there. Instead, speaker Sarah Sumner went on to challenge the student body to face the real fears […]

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Freshman has a winning way with words

A fresh face is picking up several big honors for the John Brown University Forensics Team, and he is not majoring in any sort of communications degree. He is a freshman youth ministry major. Joshua McBride, a freshman, said he stumbled upon the team when Erick Roebuck, assistant professor of […]

Selling fashion for a cause: Alumni work for India
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Selling fashion for a cause: Alumni work for India

To the beat of up-tempo music and flashing lights, several woodblock-printed scarves and handbags journeyed all the way from Rajpur, India to a 50-foot runway in Northwest Arkansas. JOYN, the India-based, development-seeker textile company founded by John Brown University alumni, featured its newest designs at the opening of Northwest Arkansas […]

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Bracing for 2012 tornado season

When attending a university sitting just outside of “Tornado Alley,” it is important to know the significance of incliment weather when it forms. Drive three hours in one direction, and you land in Oklahoma City, which according to NOAA.gov, has had the most recorded tornadoes for a single city in […]

‘Criston and Caleb’ are the Next Big Thing
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‘Criston and Caleb’ are the Next Big Thing

“I’ve always felt too small in a world so large to make a difference,” sang senior Criston Anderson in the opening line of his performance with Caleb Powers Saturday night at The Next Big Thing. However, the two-song show was anything but small. Anderson and Powers easily won over both […]

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Arties honor best of JBU’s creative minds

JBU students lit up the Siloam Springs community center tonight with beautiful dresses, sleek black suits and stunning awards. The Visual Art Foundry, a student group for those interested in the fields of art provided at John Brown University, hosted the fifth annual Arties awards gala. The Arties is a […]

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Chapel addresses submitted sexual questions

Chaplain Rod Reed and assistant professor of family studies Nick Ogle reclined in lounge chairs on the cathedral stage, coffee in hand, for a less structured approach to a difficult chapel topic: sexuality. Instead of a normal chapel session, students were encouraged to anonymously text in their questions on sexuality […]

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Seeking without finding: the church dilemma

Siloam Springs has a church on practically every corner for students to explore and settle into during their four years at John Brown University. But what happens when that does not work out? What about students who never find a church they are comfortable with? Is that a valid option? […]