Archive for November, 2012

News

Benton county removes alcohol ban

Benton County residents did not just vote for a president on election night, they also voted to make the county wet. Results show that 66 percent voted for the removal of the ban. Siloam Springs was a dry town within a dry county, but because of regulations the town became […]

Opinion

The Wright delight: Take a walk in your neighbor’s shoes

Hi, everybody. Today I want to talk about something very near and dear to my heart and, I daresay, the hearts of hundreds of students who attend our fair university. I am, of course, referring to shoes. Don’t you love shoes? I know I can’t see a pair of retro […]

The new J. Alvin?
News

The new J. Alvin?

In its 91st year, one of John Brown’s oldest and most storied buildings might be getting a new lease on life. Emphasis on might. The administration is in the process of drawing up plans and seeking funding for a complete renovation of J. Alvin Hall’s interior as the dorm approaches […]

Spring play brings in record cast
News

Spring play brings in record cast

When the John Brown University theater production rolls around next semester, the audience may notice a difference in the cast list of the program. The Pink Panther Strikes Again is the choice play for spring 2013. The play utilizes 40 characters, some with large roles while others only grace the […]

Non-Conference struggles continue
Sports

Non-Conference struggles continue

The Lady Eagles are playing a lot better than their record would have you believe. They will enter December with a 3-6 record after losing a couple of close games early in the season. Excluding a 16 point loss to MidAmerica Nazarene on Nov. 13, the Eagles have lost five […]

Sports

Eagles start nearly perfect

Going into this weekend, the Eagles’ record is perfect, but they are not. After a 7-0 start, the Eagles will play a short but challenging December schedule. “These early games have been good for us and have shown us some things that we really got to work at and improve,” […]

Sports

Cheerleader dreams of helping orphans

Childhood can greatly affect a person’s life. From what she learns from her parents to what she learns from interacting with other people, everything she goes through affects her future and the mission she sets to achieve later in life. Chasse Daniels, a freshman communications major, explained that because of […]

Athletic director pursues balance
Sports

Athletic director pursues balance

Sports have remained one of the constants in Robyn Daugherty’s life. It started with little league softball and pick-up games of basketball and volleyball. When she officially joined school teams in middle school, her mother was in the stands for almost every game. Her father, an alcoholic, was not. Yet […]

President provides insights on sabbatical
News

President provides insights on sabbatical

As the John Brown University semester draws to a close, President Chip Pollard is also ending his sabbatical semester. He spent the past three months in Sydney, Australia with his wife, Carey, and son, James. Pollard plans to speak in chapel on Dec. 4 and will return to his office […]

Lifestyles

Plumstone: Christmas supper

The Dinger side always made a carbon copy of Thanksgiving dinner for Christmas, only they swap turkey for ham. I only vaguely remember this meal as I ate it in my grandparents’ home. The grandkids would grab paper plates from their desired place—at one card table or the other—and shuffle […]