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Summer teams build structures and faith in Africa

Construction Management and Engineering students chuckled at pictures of hand-cranked concrete machines and framing built with three-quarter inch plywood. Four of their classmates and one professor, participants in summer mission trips to Africa, shared about their experiences at the division-wide welcome back dinner on Sept. 6. All five men discussed […]

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Gateways: passageway to university life

Some aspects of life are just predictable. April showers bring May flowers. Mayflowers bring pilgrims. August brings new students. New John Brown University students take Gateway. But these Gateway classes are far from predictable. Jake Stratman, assistant professor of English, teaches one of the Gateway options for this fall, focusing […]

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Farm Fresh

Saturday began with a breezy, perfect bike ride to our hometown Farmers’ Market with my two good friends Joey and Clark. We rolled up to Bob Henry Park with a goal: to scour the market for the best the place had to offer. We parked the bikes in a tidy […]

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Goofy Gateways

As the years pass, freshmen Gateway Seminar topics become more creative and outrageous. In response, the Threefold Advocate has created a list of possible subjects for future consideration. 1. The Granola Life: A look at the worldview and practices of environmentally-aware people. 2. The Caf and You: What you will […]

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New resident directors find community at JBU

This fall, John Brown University hired new Resident Directors for both Walker Hall and Hutcheson Hall: Andrew Lehr and Meredith Baltz. Potential applicants were interviewed by Director of Resident Life Andre Broquard, former and current resident assistants, representative students and several staff members, including President Pollard. Lehr and Baltz were […]

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Main Street Developments

Downtown Siloam Springs has witnessed a variety of changes over the past few months, many even in the past week. Some businesses have closed, others opened, some expanded and some are under new ownership. Nonetheless, the area is thriving. Meredith Bergstrom, executive director of Main Street Siloam Springs, said the […]

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“This One’s For You, JBU”

“What am I doing here? Where are we going?” sang Clarensau in their opening number, “Endless Melody,” for students at the Welcome Back Concert sponsored by BLUE the first week of classes. These words were accurate lyrics for the several hundred students who showed up for dinner and music on […]

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Survive a Siloam summer

Now that the main school year is over, most students have gone on home, leaving a few stragglers in town. Some of these students are staying for one more intensive month of study to get a few more credits out of the way during May Term. Still others are scattered […]

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Summer flicks heightens anticipation

With the school year winding down and the days getting longer and warmer, Summer is coming. Coming with it is the Summer movie season, when all the big budget crowd-pleasing blockbusters get released and movie theaters become a regular friday-night destination. Last year, however, produced slim pickings for moviegoers. Outside […]