Month: August 2012

Rollene takes final bow of graduate degree
News

Rollene takes final bow of graduate degree

Nostalgic harmonies and high notes echoed from the walls of the Berry Performing Arts Center tonight as family and friends gathered in anticipation to hear the final graduate soprano performance of Donna Rollene. Her voice reached staggering heights as she captivated the audience for an hour and a half recital […]

Plein Air exhibit impresses viewers with its simple beauty
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Plein Air exhibit impresses viewers with its simple beauty

Students, faculty and members of the community browsed the John Brown University art gallery this evening for the opening of an exhibit entitled “The Beauty of Observation: An American Plein Air Showcase.” Charles Peer, gallery director for the University’s department of visual arts, said he thinks the show is one […]

News

TobyMac tickets to go on sale

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the Oct. 5 concert featuring TobyMac, the Diverse City band, Chris August and Jamie Grace. Student prices are set at $15, more than half off regular ticket prices, said BLUE director Chris Hembree. A table will be set up in Walker from 11 a.m. […]

Dorm honors donor with new name
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Dorm honors donor with new name

For over eight years the resident hall sitting at the bottom of the hill on the north side of campus has been filled with busy and energetic students. Traditions have formed, community has been fostered and the building has evoked a love in many students who spend time there. Although […]

Sports

Volleyball weekend update

The Lady Eagles begin their season with an overall record of 4-0 after competing in a tournament hosted by Texas Wesleyan last weekend. JBU began the tournament by picking up a 3-1 win against their host before sweeping St. Thomas-Houston 3-0 later in the day. The next morning the Lady […]

Sports

Women’s weekend soccer update

The Lady Eagles returned from their trip to Chicago winless after a pair of one-goal efforts. On Friday the Eagles lost 4-1 to Trinity International University. After forward Laura Garcia opened the scoring in the fifth minute, the NCAA runner-up Lady Trojans scored the last four goals. In their second […]

Sports

Men’s weekend soccer update

The John Brown University men’s soccer team opened its season with a successful homestand, dominating Bacone College 5-1 on Thursday and defeating Missouri Baptist 3-1 on Saturday. In the opener, the Golden Eagles were led by forward Martin Gonzalez’s two-goal effort and a dominant defense. JBU only allowed one shot […]

News

Clarensau welcomes students with acoustic performance

Rain soaked the ground tonight as students feasted on a carnival dinner of hamburgers, corn dogs, cotton candy and more. But a little wet grass was not enough to prevent students from filling up the amphitheater for the university’s Welcome Back Concert. The concert, sponsored by BLUE, featured Clarensau, a […]

President announces sabbatical
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President announces sabbatical

President Chip Pollard and family will be moving to Australia for three months, Pollard announced at today’s welcome back chapel. They will leave Sept. 8 and return in time for the Candlelight services and graduation in December. The board of trustees granted Pollard’s request for a sabbatical, he told students. […]

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Opinion

Ugandan riches

The first half of my summer was spent traveling with 19 other JBU students on a mission to love and serve the beautiful people of Uganda. Together we spent months raising support, planning and preparing. Little did I know God had much bigger plans than any of the hopes or […]