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Students await summer with limbo and a luau

As the sun set over a balmy, spring Saturday, John Brown University’s 2021 spring semester anticipated summer’s arrival with a luau. From leis to hula hoops, Student Events and Activities (SEA) brought out all the stops in terms of décor and festivities. Events included a hula hoop competition to kick […]

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Consider a Career in the Foreign Service

The Foreign Service is not on many people’s radar, but it’s one of the most fascinating, adventurous, impactful and benefit-laden careers out there. On April 12, Foreign Service Officer (FSO) Stuart Denyer, head of the consular section at the American Embassy in Slovenia, gave a talk on a career in […]

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Women in the Workplace Host Celebration

As Women’s History month draws to a close, the John Brown University community took time to honor its leaders. Celebrating the advocacy of woman-to-woman relationships, the Women in the Workplace student organization at JBU hosted a panel with women who are pivotal leaders and professors in business. The panel consisted […]

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MOSAIC Poetry Slam Brings Renaissance to JBU

Silence falls on the audience as a student steps toward the microphone, clutching a paper in one hand. Out spills a poem of pride, of accountability and of hope, reverberating around the Walker Student Center. The Multicultural Organization of Students Active In Christ (MOSAIC) hosted a poetry slam on March […]

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You Asked! Sibling Relationships

You Asked! is the column where the Center for Healthy Relationships (CHR) answers. Please send your questions to chr@jbu.edu or text 479-308-8508 Q: How do I get my siblings to understand that I’m busy and not always available to take a call? You know how it goes. You’re sitting in […]

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Generation Z takes thrift stores by storm

A necessity for some low-income households has transformed into the go-to fashion sense for  Generation Z. Thrift stores are needed for communities to thrive and provide clothing for people who could otherwise not afford to buy new items of clothing for their families. Nationwide, popular thrift stores, such as Goodwill, […]

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The Importance of Study Abroad

Visiting the world beyond the U.S. can be an exciting experience; however, preparing to travel the vast expanses of the globe can seem overwhelming. John Brown University understands that college is the perfect place to try new things, meet new people and visit new places. Because of this, JBU offers […]

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Clubs Face Lower Funding and Attendance in Fall 2020

While John Brown University has managed to remain on campus throughout almost the entire semester, it wasn’t without some sacrifice. Being on campus in-person is something that JBU has championed as a feat of adaptation by students and faculty. President Chip Pollard said at a scholarship event that “only 30% […]