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Men answer audition call
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Men answer audition call

It was raining men at auditions for this year’s freshman drama production. Jan Lauderdale, adjunct drama professor, was surprised when 12 men showed up to audition for “Sarah, Plain and Tall.” Lauderdale rejoiced at the turnout, finding parts for every one of them. Having enough men for drama productions has […]

University celebrates community, Hutchesons
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University celebrates community, Hutchesons

Busy and energetic students have filled the resident hall that sits at the bottom of the hill on the north side of campus for over eight years. These students have formed traditions, fostered community, and loved the building where they spend their lives at John Brown University. Although the memories […]

Construction creates space for students
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Construction creates space for students

Students this semester are establishing new routines, dodging construction sites as they go. Nabholz Construction Services began construction of Simmons Great Hall, and John Brown University is preparing the North Slope Apartments site. Faculty hope the new facilities will be worth construction’s inconvenience, providing better facilities and more space to […]

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Faculty gathers to redefine academic rigor

During the second week of August, 30 to 40 John Brown University faculty members came together for a Summer Institute to rediscover what it means for a Christian university to be academically rigorous. Faculty members could choose between two workshops. One workshop discussed the spiritual formation of students. The second […]

Rollene takes final bow of graduate degree
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Rollene takes final bow of graduate degree

Nostalgic harmonies and high notes echoed from the walls of the Berry Performing Arts Center tonight as family and friends gathered in anticipation to hear the final graduate soprano performance of Donna Rollene. Her voice reached staggering heights as she captivated the audience for an hour and a half recital […]

Plein Air exhibit impresses viewers with its simple beauty
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Plein Air exhibit impresses viewers with its simple beauty

Students, faculty and members of the community browsed the John Brown University art gallery this evening for the opening of an exhibit entitled “The Beauty of Observation: An American Plein Air Showcase.” Charles Peer, gallery director for the University’s department of visual arts, said he thinks the show is one […]

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TobyMac tickets to go on sale

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the Oct. 5 concert featuring TobyMac, the Diverse City band, Chris August and Jamie Grace. Student prices are set at $15, more than half off regular ticket prices, said BLUE director Chris Hembree. A table will be set up in Walker from 11 a.m. […]

Dorm honors donor with new name
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Dorm honors donor with new name

For over eight years the resident hall sitting at the bottom of the hill on the north side of campus has been filled with busy and energetic students. Traditions have formed, community has been fostered and the building has evoked a love in many students who spend time there. Although […]

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Clarensau welcomes students with acoustic performance

Rain soaked the ground tonight as students feasted on a carnival dinner of hamburgers, corn dogs, cotton candy and more. But a little wet grass was not enough to prevent students from filling up the amphitheater for the university’s Welcome Back Concert. The concert, sponsored by BLUE, featured Clarensau, a […]

President announces sabbatical
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President announces sabbatical

President Chip Pollard and family will be moving to Australia for three months, Pollard announced at today’s welcome back chapel. They will leave Sept. 8 and return in time for the Candlelight services and graduation in December. The board of trustees granted Pollard’s request for a sabbatical, he told students. […]