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Investing in station and listeners

Sean Sawatzky has played an important role in the transformation of the KLRC radio station over the past decade. He is the first full-time employee ever hired by the John Brown University affiliate and is the current general manager. Sawatzky began listening to Christian music when he attended a Christian […]

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Non-profit opens libraries and minds

Try to imagine a world without books. A world without Cat in the Hat, Harry Potter or Clifford the Big Red Dog. It becomes a world without bedtime stories. Emily Moberly entered such a world after graduating from John Brown University in May 2008. She took a teaching position in […]

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Signed, sealed, delivered, “Sarah” is yours

I have not seen “Sarah Plain and Tall” since watching the Hallmark movie with my mother. We giggled at Christopher Walken’s awkward bowl cut while he yelled at Glenn Close for taking out the horses without his permission. As a city girl from Denver, I have never been too fond […]

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Waltons electrify radio around the world

It started as a simple assignment: to pitch a proposal involving a type of media as part of a final project. However, senior Gerardo Marroquin and junior Marcel Guadron took it to a whole new level, making their fictional station ElectroBeat Radio a worldwide reality this semester. Flashback to last […]

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Honor. Service. Love. Caring for aging parents.

Most people know professors John McCullough, Don Balla and Mike Kennelley for their teaching in the College of Business at John Brown University. Yet they share another common experience, being the primary caretakers for their elderly parents. John and Judy McCullough John and Judy McCullough take care of both their […]

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Books to look into

The Geography of Bliss: Grumps Search for Happiness Eric Weiner is not a pleasant man. In fact, he is a grump. Therefore, he sets out on a year-long journey around the world to find happiness. No, not personal happiness. Weiner wants to find where happiness lives geographically. His travels take […]

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Missionaries follow call back to JBU

When Laura Nelson, director of the Partners in Prayer CAUSE ministry, invited Chris and Kellie Cole to come speak at the ministry’s first meeting, she knew very little about the new missionaries in residence. As they began to share, they impressed Nelson not only with their compelling story, but also […]

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Roman adventures: recent graduates star in reality travel show

This summer, the Travel Channel’s show “Trip Flip” sent recent John Brown University graduates Matt Brooker and Chris Eshnaur to Rome, Italy for the adventure of a lifetime. The graduates spent four days traipsing about Rome. Brooker and Eshnaur did everything from gladiator fighting to chariot racing, from Vespa traversing […]

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Kat Gingerich: The J. Alvin Gal

In the past three months, Kat Gingerich has taken on a new last name, a new husband, a new state, a new job and a home filled with more than 200 young men. This summer, Gingerich wedded the Resident Director of J. Alvin, Eric Gingerich. They made the move to […]

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Thrifty furnishings discovered in off-campus homes

For college students, money is usually limited. With a little creativity, many off-campus seniors have found ways to decorate frugally. Megan Toney, a senior living in a local duplex, advocates thriftiness in the midst of decorating. “I’m a college student, money is tight.” Toney said. “I am a big believer […]