Archive for November, 2012

Klotz teaches community development through business
News

Klotz teaches community development through business

Students enrolled in the Principles of Community Development class at John Brown University are learning, firsthand, about the ups and downs of creating a business in October and November.. “There is a lot of talk today on micro-loans,” Ed Klotz, professor of biblical studies, said. Both secular and religious non-profits […]

Adventures abroad
Opinion

Adventures abroad

My hopes are for people to read this and have something to reflect on. Reflection has been a valuable discipline that I have struggled to learn while abroad and a practice I encourage you to shape as a part of your daily lives. However, this short piece will not focus […]

Book shares stories of Walton recipients
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Book shares stories of Walton recipients

Ron Johnson, director of the Walton International Scholarship Program at John Brown University, recently authored “Our Story,” a book that recounts the story of the program and its effects on the students involved. The book project began about a year ago. Johnson contacted over 200 alumni, the previous presidents of […]

Jones elected to city board seat
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Jones elected to city board seat

Scott Jones won his bid for position five of the Siloam Springs Board of Directors on Tuesday night. Jones, an adjunct professor at John Brown University, earned 60.6 percent of the vote. The incumbent Ken Wiles received 39.3 percent. More than 3,500 residents in the city voted, according to the […]

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Obama reassumes presidency

The country re-elected President Barack Obama Tuesday night, according to projections by television networks. After a close race, Ohio’s final count gave Obama the 18 electoral votes to surpass the needed 270. At press time, the electoral votes tallied 303 to 206. Exit polls stated that minorities, women and moderate […]

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10 day fast brings large donation

The 10 days of fasting has come to an end, and the final donated amount has been counted. The project, led by freshman Ethan Zuck, raised $1,261.75 for Living Water International to build wells and provide clean water for those without it. From Oct. 10 through 19, students at John […]

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Leaky pipes lead to cold showers

“Hot water!” is a call commonly heard in the old and middle wings of Mayfield, but last week a leaking pipe temporarily caused the opposite problem. Sarah Erdman, resident director at Mayfield, first noticed an issue on Monday, when the heating units began to blow cold air. Then, on Tuesday, […]

Toilet paper flies in school’s largest sporting tradition
Sports

Toilet paper flies in school’s largest sporting tradition

The Toilet Paper Game tradition lived on at John Brown University on Thursday night as spectators streamed into the Bill George Arena with their tissue rolls to eagerly await the season’s first Eagles’ basket. After only 36 seconds elapsed, senior Abel Galliguez shot a three-pointer, causing fluttering streams of toilet […]