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Glass illuminates stories of school’s past
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Glass illuminates stories of school’s past

Maybe it’s a story of a drummer boy. Or maybe it’s the evolution of Siloam Springs. Or, maybe it’s a depiction of an alien invasion—there are pictures of cornfields, a strange antennae and a series of obscure acronyms after all. Whatever the story is behind the Cathedral’s stained glass windows, […]

New building promotes student camaraderie
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New building promotes student camaraderie

Students’ chatter filled the engineering computer lab downstairs in the Balzer Technology Center as they gathered to work on homework together. “Where an English [major] can write a paper anywhere on campus, we can only do stuff here,” said senior engineering major Joseph Kmetz, explaining why students frequent the lab […]

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Prepping talent

With an event as big as Talent Show, preparation is everything. From video to transitions to timing, the show must go on without a hitch. However, due to an overlap from the first show at 7 p.m., the doors for the second show at 9 p.m. did not open until […]

Weekend retreats focus on Christian walk
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Weekend retreats focus on Christian walk

On Friday evening, 140 students packed their bags, loaded up in cars and waved goodbye to John Brown University for a weekend dedicated to learning what it means to “walk” in Christ at the women’s and men’s spring retreat. About one hundred women headed east to enjoy the weekend at […]

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Students hold their own at local ADDY awards

John Brown University students and alumni won big at the 2012 Northwest Arkansas ADDY Awards. The ADDY Awards were presented by the Northwest Arkansas Advertising Federation. In a ceremony held Feb. 18, in Fayetteville, Ark., University Visual Art students earned nine awards in the student divisions. The school walked away […]

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Finding a home church away from home

Moving away from your family to college brings a variety of changes and new experiences for anyone. For many students at John Brown University, that transition also includes the challenge of finding a church to attend and call their own. University chaplain Rod Reed said that the church is important […]

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Group pushes vote on alcohol ban

Benton County’s “dry” status, championed by University founder John E. Brown, could be washed away by voters this year as momentum is building to put the alcohol sale ban issue to a vote. “Keep Dollars in Benton County,” a group advocating lifting the ban, is financially backed by Tom Walton […]

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School costs raised $1300

Students will now have to pay $1,300 more to go to John Brown University. The Board of Trustees and the President’s Cabinet recently approved the tuition and fees for next traditional undergraduate school year. For the 2012-2013 school year tuition is going up $962. The University is increasing the fees […]

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Two new colleges join University campus

John Brown University is no longer just a University, thanks to the addition of two new colleges last month. As of Jan. 1, the University implemented a few structural changes. The former divisions of Business and Education have been organized into individual colleges. It is unlikely that students, especially those […]

Summer study abroad trips see student lag
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Summer study abroad trips see student lag

Some study abroad summer programs have seen a significant decrease in participation, which has been attributed to a sluggish economy. Though the numbers are low, Bill Stevenson, director of international admissions, is not concerned, but is instead optimistic about the future of the programs and their impact on students. Five […]