Month: February 2012

News

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 […]

News

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 […]

News

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 […]

News

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 […]

The man with the Golden Eagle voice
Sports

The man with the Golden Eagle voice

He usually arrives to the games about 40 minutes early. After grabbing a bite to eat, he seeks out the head coaches of the visiting teams for their starting lineups. “Everything is on a really tight schedule and you are tied to that game clock,” said 25-year-old Jonathan VerHoeven. “When […]

Sports

Sportsmanship: on and off the court

Be a Sport The men’s basketball game during family weekend was great… Except for the group of JBU students sitting in front of us. While JBU’s unofficial cheer squad can be annoying sometimes, they’re usually just funny and make the games more interesting. This was not the case. This weekend […]

Sports

Women hope to clinch tourney spot

The Lady Eagles will face Science and Arts of Oklahoma tonight before returning home on Saturday to take on Southern Nazarene (Okla.) for their final regular season game. They need to secure their place as eighth in the Sooner Athletic Conference this weekend. If JBU falls to ninth, they will […]

JBU looks to go big, come home
Sports

JBU looks to go big, come home

The Golden Eagles will take on Science and Arts of Oklahoma and Southern Nazarene this weekend for the last two games of the regular season. JBU is No. 13 in the NAIA and are second in the Sooner Athletic Conference with a record of 22-6, 14-6 in conference. If the […]

‘Force’ greater than 3D world
Lifestyles

‘Force’ greater than 3D world

Star Wars fans gathered in Cinemark Theater in Tulsa, Okla. for the midnight premiere of “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” in 3D on Feb. 10. Many sported Jedi robes and light sabers. As the room grew dark, the light sabers lit up the room and the show began. In the […]

Lifestyles

Pinning relationships with projects

She is the new social phenomenon that is giving the other websites a run for their money. Pinterest, the online virtual board that allows users to share interesting ideas found on the web, has not only revolutionized the way bookmarking is done but has also managed to create a new […]