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Local jobs scarce for grads

Two seniors recently turned down jobs with corporate-giant Walmart in hopes of staying in small-town Siloam Springs. But limited employers and positions make finding a local job difficult. More students want to stick around after graduation, but the possibility of unemployment keeps them searching. According to Director of Career Development […]

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Let their be lighting

Cinema and photography students say lighting is a crucial part of their art. Until this semester, lighting as a course had been missing from the John Brown University catalog. This semester, in an attempt to get a better handle on the subject, both majors are able to enroll in the […]

Hollywood mayor
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Hollywood mayor

Among the coffee shops, stores and barber shops that dot Broadway Street  in downtown Siloam Springs, one storefront stands out from the rest. With its storefront empty except for a werewolf costume, this building is something more surprising than a novelty store or Halloween-themed shop, as most would guess. It’s […]

Chapel speaker salutes King
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Chapel speaker salutes King

Although Martin Luther King Jr. was an ordinary man, God used him to do extraordinary things, the speaker reminded his audience. Marcus Carruthers, pastor of The Dwelling Place Church, spoke at John Brown University during a special chapel to honor the civil rights hero on Jan. 16. Carruthers saluted King […]

Film provides unique take on cinema
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Film provides unique take on cinema

Senior Michael Bruner had a vision. On Jan. 27, that vision came to fruition with the showing of his senior project, “Worth a Thousand.” “Worth a Thousand” is the classic story about a man searching for meaning. He must learn to work through mistakes made early in his life in […]

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Car theft causes loss on trip to Ireland

Bill and Melissa Stevenson’s rental car and luggage were stolen in Dublin, Ireland on Jan. 19. The Stevensons had been in Ireland with Cornerstone University’s J-term trip and were planning to fly back to the United States that day. Although the theft delayed their return trip by just one day, […]

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Spanish paper recruits writers

Students in Spanish classes at John Brown University will soon trade the classroom for the newsroom of Northwest Arkansas’ number one Hispanic newspaper. In an unprecedented partnership, JBU Spanish students will publish news articles this semester in La Prensa Libre, a weekly free newspaper with circulation in Northwest Arkansas and […]

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New Walton scholars settle in mid-semester

Just a month ago Karina Castanon was enjoying warm weather in her hometown of Mexico City, Mexico. Now she braces herself for a winter in the southern United States. “I can’t wait to see snow [for the first time],” Castanon said. “But I don’t like this cold weather at all.” […]

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Graduate passes away

Lynda Walters, wife of John Brown University adjunct professor Jim Walters, passed away on Jan. 19. A memorial service was held in the Cathedral of the Ozarks Jan. 21. Walters went to the hospital on Jan. 5, with pneumonia and a bladder infection, which turned out to be MRSA. Walters […]

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Campus feeling growing pains

As the spring semester kicks off the University continues to face issues of full housing. The 11th day enrollment report, an unofficial census the University gathers on the 11th day of classes, shows that 916 students are currently living in the dorms and duplexes. “Last semester there were 931 students,” […]