Archive for February, 2012

Sports

Athletes lead character training

Integrity, respect, responsibility, sportsmanship and servant leadership are the character traits that John Brown University’s Champions of Character program hopes to help instill in 250 of students from five different area schools this weekend. Champions of Character is a group focused on changing the culture that surrounds sports. Senior volleyball […]

Big man from the Bronx looks abroad
Sports

Big man from the Bronx looks abroad

Four years ago John Brown University wasn’t even on his radar. Now in his second year as a student at JBU, senior Andy Garcia has found his place on the court. Growing up in Bronx, NY, Garcia found his love for basketball at a young age. He was not allowed […]

Ladies go head-to-head with No. 1
Sports

Ladies go head-to-head with No. 1

The Eagles Women’s basketball team (15-15) will face Oklahoma City (27-1), the number one team in the nation according to National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics national rankings, at 2:15 on Thursday in Bill George Arena. Oklahoma City is the number one seed in the Sooner Athletic Conference and is riding […]

JBU to take first step to Nationals
Sports

JBU to take first step to Nationals

John Brown Men’s basketball will face off against Lubbock Christian at 6:15 p.m. in Bill George Arena in the first round of the 2012 Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament. The Golden Eagles, despite a loss in their regular season finale at Southern Nazarene, jumped two spots in the National Association Intercollegiate […]

Droppin’ da beat
Lifestyles

Droppin’ da beat

As Sam Cornejo stepped off the stage after performing last year in John Brown University’s talent show, he knew that he wanted to do it again the next year. So he started brainstorming—realizing that his act for 2012 would have to be both different and better. Cornejo, who works entirely […]

Lifestyles

Potter to Oscars: “Avada Kedavra”

Among the breathtaking ball gowns and lavish composure, I noticed that something was missing at last Sunday’s Oscars. As I sat patiently before the television I realized this marked the last chance for the Harry Potter series to be recognized for the worldwide success they had achieved last summer. Surely […]

Lifestyles

Star Gazing for fans ONLY

Lights, Cameras, Dresses! The Oscars were a hit. Every year our favorite stars try to strut their way to be crowned the best dressed. It takes a matter of seconds for a person to develop an opinion about something, and when it comes to the way someone looks no one […]

Community visionary revamps town
Lifestyles

Community visionary revamps town

Ron Drake is not afraid of a challenge. His undeniable initiative and passion for the community has led him to becoming a catalyst in restoring downtown Siloam Springs, Ark. The vision sprung from Drake’s visit to the small town. As he sat on the downtown bridge overlooking Sager Creek, he […]

Lifestyles

Acting on obedience overseas

As graduation approaches, the decision of what to do next in life begins to arise. However, for alumni Daniel and Lauren Ostendorff, obedience serves as a testimony for everything they do, even if it means sacrificing a comfortable lifestyle. The couple’s journey set sail when both of them arrived at […]

Opinion

Laundry woes washed away

“We want answers,” said Mikael Seamans in last week’s column, “Gone with the wash.” Well, Seamans and my fellow students, I come bearing answers. Laundry is expensive. I agree. My friends and I talk about the $15 to $25 a month it costs just to have clean clothes. I’m a […]