Archive for April, 2012

Honors program gains new direction
News

Honors program gains new direction

This school year brought the largest class of incoming freshman in the history of John Brown University. Such growth brings about other changes, such as an increase in the number of students eligible for the University’s Honors Scholars Program. As a result, the focus of the program will be shifting […]

News

JBU leaders talk sexuality

After the discussion of sexuality on campus moved beyond dorm rooms and into chapel weeks ago, students were left with more questions than answers. Questions regarding the University’s stance on homosexuality poured in as Chaplain Rod Reed and Nick Ogle spoke in a Q & A format during sexuality week […]

Siloam Springs: Land of honey
News

Siloam Springs: Land of honey

While most would shoo bees out of their backyard and pray they stay away, Billy Stevenson is welcoming them with open arms. The international office director set up his second hive this month, a mass of bees 3,000 and growing. And not just as a hobby – it’s the doctor’s […]

Sports

Kentucky reaction a shame

On Monday night, the Kentucky Wildcats won their school’s six NCAA national championship. Players and fans cheered and cried as the floor was flooded in blue and white. All of that was marred by the rioting that took place in Lexington, the UK Wildcats home city, after the final buzzer. […]

Tennis seeks patience, consistency
Sports

Tennis seeks patience, consistency

The men’s and women’s tennis teams have a week long break before facing eight teams in eight days. After that they will head to the NAIA Regionals in Oklahoma City. The women’s team has a record of 3-8 while the men are 1-8. Paul Pautch, a professional tennis player helping […]

Sports

Cup fans overfloweth with joy

The Stanley Cup is the oldest, most fabled trophy in sports. But the average student on John Brown University most likely has no idea that National Hockey League’s 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs start in less than a week. Senior and St. Louis Blues fan Chris Byington said while he finds […]

Eagles golf
Sports

Eagles golf

The Eagles last regular season tournament is April 9-10 at the Southwestern Christian Tournament in Oklahoma City. The Eagles finished 5th out of 13 teams at the Swede Invitational in Salina, KS on March 5-6 and 3rd out of 7 teams at the Central Baptist Invitational in Little Rock March […]

Lifestyles

Game on

While the box office odds are ever in its favor, time was not as constraints took a bite out of “The Hunger Games.” The dystopian tale brought in $251 million in just 10 days, becoming the victor of box office sales and an ever-increasing fan base. Though the film got […]

Rolling into a healthy lifestyle
Lifestyles

Rolling into a healthy lifestyle

Promoting a healthy lifestyle is at the root of the newest businesses in town, one that is bringing a new type of entertainment for residents of Siloam Springs. Dogwood Junction, better recognized as the business downtown with a bicycle hanging above the door, is a firsthand recreational rental shop that […]

Opinion

A house divided: Comparing public education versus homeschooling

Though homeschooling caters to the needs of the child, the truth is that homeschool educators have to buy their own teaching material and supplies. The cost of a public education is usually low for students, all possible from funding from the government and local taxes that helps with providing textbooks […]