Archive for March, 2012

News

Radio station fundraiser resounding success

101.1 KLRC, the University’s Christian radio station, ended Sharathon this month with $746,904 pledged from nearly 2,400 listeners. This has ensured the ministry’s funding for another year of operation. “The mountains we were facing this morning was too big for us. Then, in a flurry of phone calls and data […]

Spring break mission trips impact lives
News

Spring break mission trips impact lives

The SMLT sponsored three domestic mission trips over spring break, taking groups to Jackson, Miss.; Panama City, Fla.; and New Orleans, La. The Jackson trip was led by director of discipleship Frank Huebert. Partnering with the John M. Perkins Foundation and the Zachariah 8 Community, students tackled service projects with […]

SWEPCO: Five things to know
News

SWEPCO: Five things to know

1. It’s not easy to find Located around Gentry, Ark., there is only one access point for the lake, which can be especially difficult to spot if you go at night. From campus, head east on U.S. Route 412 and soon after Walmart turn left onto State Highway 59, northbound. […]

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Housing numbers shaping up for next year

With spring break over, housing registration is approaching quickly. Next year’s seniors have already applied to live off campus and room draw will begin shortly. Andre Broquard, director of resident life at JBU, said that as of now, there are 69 seniors that will live off campus, four that will […]

Brother and sister
Sports

Brother and sister

Leah Engstrom first started playing tennis the summer after sixth grade. Her brother Eric had just decided to try out for his middle school’s tennis team. They and their parents went to their local tennis courts almost every night to play together. “We would always go out late at night […]

News

Students, SGA seeking connection

It is election season – that time of year when candidates seek the votes of their perspective constituents. On the campus of John Brown University, however, the candidates for the Student Government Association blend in well. Wearing everyday clothes, they wander their classes or the cafeteria on a quest for […]

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SIFE scores trip to nationals

For the 12th year in a row, the John Brown University SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) competition team was crowned Regional champion Monday, March 26. The Regional competition took place in Rogers, Ark., with competing colleges and universities from Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. JBU SIFE is advancing to the […]

Lifestyles

Spice up St. Paddy’s Day

Toss aside the shamrock shakes, green dyed cookies and baked potatoes. It’s time to do some serious Irish cooking for St. Patrick’s Day. Here are a few traditional Isle of Green recipes that have survived through the centuries. Colcannon: A mashed potato and kale dish that literally means “white-headed cabbage.” […]

Contest delivers bigger bang
Lifestyles

Contest delivers bigger bang

As the closing notes faded of the final performance Saturday night, the consensus was clear: The Next Big Thing had saved the best for last. Senior Criston Anderson and Springdale, Ark. native Caleb Powers accompanied by percussionist sophomore Tucker Cowie stole the show—as well as the judges’ hearts—to be named […]

Fancy a cuppa’ tea?
Lifestyles

Fancy a cuppa’ tea?

It is said that around 4,700 years ago, tea was discovered when a few stray leaves fell into the boiling kettle of water being tended to by Chinese ruler Shen Nung. Today, tea is the second most consumed beverage in the world, only behind water. Although it falls somewhat in […]