Month: September 2012

News

City blackout affects campus

No, it was not the campus being “green.” John Brown University found itself off the city’s electricity grid for an hour and a half Friday night with about half of Siloam Springs. At approximately 10:15 p.m., a large portion of the city lost power. Kirk Smith, campus safety officer, said […]

Artists create laughs during Giving Voice
News

Artists create laughs during Giving Voice

“Heck yes, I’ve seen miracles. I saw people coming out of my wife!” and “I think periods are fascist, actually,” quipped Brian Doyle, as he held the attention of John Brown University students and showed off his gregarious Irish personality during Thursday’s chapel. Doyle, an award-winning author, essayist, and editor […]

News

University paves way for nursing

Faculty members voted in favor of a proposal to add a nursing program at John Brown University on Sept. 19. Brian Greuel, chair of the natural and health sciences division, presented the proposal after years of work. Interest in a nursing program has grown for quite some time. In the […]

Hazing: Bullying or beneficial?
News

Hazing: Bullying or beneficial?

Freshman Joshua Landis sat in his room working at his computer just like any other weeknight in J. Alvin, when senior Chris Kinzer, a fellow rugby player, walked in and said, “Hello.” Landis shut down his computer and walked out to find twenty of his teammates waiting in his suite. […]

Sports

Love overcomes distance, red tape

Symone Sandiford-Williams reunited with her husband Andre at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. After hugging and kissing him, she told him how much she missed him. “Did you know I missed my flight?” Symone asked. Even when recounting the experience, Andre’s eyes grew wide thinking about the implications of a […]

Lifestyles

Non-profit opens libraries and minds

Try to imagine a world without books. A world without Cat in the Hat, Harry Potter or Clifford the Big Red Dog. It becomes a world without bedtime stories. Emily Moberly entered such a world after graduating from John Brown University in May 2008. She took a teaching position in […]

Sports

Lady Eagles ready for conference

The Lady Eagles will go for their sixth win in a row in today’s conference opener against Oklahoma Baptist. JBU will face a 2-4-0 Lady Bison squad that it has beaten in their last five regular season meetings, going back to 2007. In fact, the Lady Bison have not scored […]

Wellness activity pointless for college athletes
Opinion

Wellness activity pointless for college athletes

Why in the world do athletes have to take wellness activity? We spend countless hours in the gym every day and yet are required to take a class that requires even more, our time and effort. Athletes should not be required to take a class like bowling or walking and […]

Sports

Volleyball suffers in SAC play

The Lady Eagles will face Oklahoma Baptist tonight after disheartening first weekend of conference play that left them with three losses. OBU has a season record of 17-3 and a Sooner Athletic Conference of 2-0. Oklahoma Baptist and Lubbock Christian (Texas) are currently the only two teams in the SAC […]

News

University paves way for nursing

Faculty members voted in favor of a proposal to add a nursing program at John Brown University on Sept. 19. Brian Greuel, chair of the natural and health sciences division, presented the proposal after years of work. Interest in a nursing program has grown for quite some time. In the […]