Archive for October, 2012

Tricks and Treats: Students share Halloween stories
Lifestyles

Tricks and Treats: Students share Halloween stories

Sidney Van Wyk Halloween in my small Iowa town is no small event. Like most events in my community and my family, it drags on for days and days of planning and costumed events that had not seemed to be Halloween related before, Halloween itself always started with that school […]

Sports

Runners at SAC

Less than two days away from the conference run, the John Brown University cross country continues to tread forward as the end of the season soon approaches. The SAC conference will be hosted by Oklahoma Baptist University on Saturday and will take place in Shawnee, Okla. The teams will go […]

Volleyball regains momentum as season nears end
Sports

Volleyball regains momentum as season nears end

The Lady Eagles jumped from the bottom of the Sooner Athletic Conference to fifth on Tuesday night. Their win against St. Gregory’s (Okla.), broke their conference losing streak. “Nobody on the team wanted to come out and finish last,” said junior Erin McIlroy. “Especially with the great start we had […]

Rogers State looms in first round
Sports

Rogers State looms in first round

The Lady Eagles are going to face off against their greatest rival one last time. Things will probably get a bit contentious. John Brown will go on the road in their first round of the Sooner Athletic Conference Tournament. They will face longtime rival Rogers State on Friday for the […]

Sports

Media ramps up for annual TP game

Last year, the John Brown University’s annual tradition of the Toilet Paper game went viral. A picture of University students even painted the Yahoo! sports page. This year Robyn Daugherty, the University’s director of athletics, has been consumed with the preparations. She confirmed that all the local news sources will […]

News

Lack of student participation postpones SAC events

Two events scheduled for the last few weeks were cancelled and are tentatively rescheduled for the spring semester. Bouldering, an event sponsored by Elevate, was officially cancelled Oct. 19, after only a handful of people bought tickets. Kelcie O’Donnell, director of Elevate, said, “I hated calling it off. That is […]

News

Residence life encourages political involvement

With less than a week until the Nov. 6 election, residence life is continuing to spark a healthy political interest among the student body with this week’s two-day presidential mock election. Andrew Lehr, resident director of Walker, explained the mock election is the second political event out of a series […]

News

Quidditch game results in fun for most, injury for one

The quad of John Brown University temporarily turned into a Quidditch pitch Monday afternoon. Students in the Harry Potter Gateway classes taught by Tracy Balzer, director of Christian Formation, held several matches of the game J. K. Rowling created for her popular series. The sport turned dangerous, however, in an […]

Professor seeks spot on city board
News

Professor seeks spot on city board

Scott Jones, adjunct professor at John Brown University, is running for position five on the Siloam Springs City Board of Directors. The seat Jones is aiming for is one of the three at-large positions on the board, which means that it is not tied to any geographical area. Owning a […]

News

Fair gives students chance to join mission work

As part of World Awareness week, 18 organizations will be displayed at the John Brown University Fall Missions Fair in Walker Student Center Nov. 6-8. “There are many returning organizations this year, but some are new, including a few which primarily deal with children across the world,” said Chris Cole, […]