Archive for September, 2012

Men answer audition call
News

Men answer audition call

It was raining men at auditions for this year’s freshman drama production. Jan Lauderdale, adjunct drama professor, was surprised when 12 men showed up to audition for “Sarah, Plain and Tall.” Lauderdale rejoiced at the turnout, finding parts for every one of them. Having enough men for drama productions has […]

Lady Eagles prepare for early season battle
Sports

Lady Eagles prepare for early season battle

Two young teams will face off in women’s soccer Saturday. The John Brown University Lady Eagles will take on the University of the Ozarks Lady Eagles Sept. 8 at Alumni Field. A team of mostly sophomores and freshmen, the Ozark Lady Eagles finished last season with a record of 3-16 […]

Opinion

Importance goes past print

This summer I did what most aspiring journalists would do for their last summer of college. I worked at a bank. The holding company of a bank, to be more precise. My measly desk was right next to the CFO’s office and down the hall from the CEO’s office. Needless […]

University celebrates community, Hutchesons
News

University celebrates community, Hutchesons

Busy and energetic students have filled the resident hall that sits at the bottom of the hill on the north side of campus for over eight years. These students have formed traditions, fostered community, and loved the building where they spend their lives at John Brown University. Although the memories […]

Eagles to host Fall Classic
Sports

Eagles to host Fall Classic

The John Brown University Golden Eagles will go into the annual Quality Inn Fall Classic this weekend with three wins under their belt. At the Fall Classic, JBU will be facing Northwestern College (Iowa) and Union University (Tenn.). Northwestern, a team in the Great Plains Athletic Conference did not have […]

Construction creates space for students
News

Construction creates space for students

Students this semester are establishing new routines, dodging construction sites as they go. Nabholz Construction Services began construction of Simmons Great Hall, and John Brown University is preparing the North Slope Apartments site. Faculty hope the new facilities will be worth construction’s inconvenience, providing better facilities and more space to […]

Opinion

Adventures abroad the heart of Georgia

I have never experienced a culture so defined by its own history. All around there are little reminders of the past, whether it’s the towering, haphazardly placed, blocks of Soviet-built flats, the Russian script still found on the trains and buses, or the antiquated churches that occasionally peek through the […]

News

Faculty gathers to redefine academic rigor

During the second week of August, 30 to 40 John Brown University faculty members came together for a Summer Institute to rediscover what it means for a Christian university to be academically rigorous. Faculty members could choose between two workshops. One workshop discussed the spiritual formation of students. The second […]

Opinion

A new place to study could be the answer

The bell rings, the professor walks in, and you realize that you are now back into an arena of intellectual battle of which there is no escape. Many different people, whether through the Internet, news, or the classroom, will try to persuade you to believe what they would like you […]