Archive for January, 2013

Opinion

A look at gun control

After the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut, gun control came back to the forefront of political dialogue. Sandy Hook is not the only senseless tragedy that launched this dialogue. Instead, it is simply the latest in a long line of mass shootings going back to the shooting […]

Honors students earn right to present at conference
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Honors students earn right to present at conference

Eighteen students have received the opportunity to represent John Brown University at the National Conference for Undergraduate Research later this semester. An annual gathering of students from across the country, the conference will be held at the University of Wisconsin on April 11-13. The students will be presenting original research […]

Science grant brings experiments to kids’ club
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Science grant brings experiments to kids’ club

Thirteen science majors from John Brown University will take science experiments to the children at the Boys and Girls Club in Siloam Springs beginning Feb. 19. The idea for this began when Carla Swearingen, assistant professor of chemistry, went to a conference on chemical education last year. A professor from […]

News

Problem-solving professionals: Contestants program for camaraderie and career

Ten contestants sat quietly in their chairs Saturday, bent over notes and peering at computer screens, finishing their final work for the programming competition. At 4 p.m., they trickled out to get pizza and drinks, laughing in the hallway over the problems they just tackled. Tim Gilmour, assistant professor of […]

News

Ministry introduces students to evangelism

Students from John Brown University will dedicate a few of their Saturdays during the semester to street evangelism as part of E-van, a new CAUSE ministry. On set dates throughout the semester, students in E-van will drive to the University of Arkansas and spend five hours talking with people around […]

Sign of Love
Lifestyles

Sign of Love

Morgan Asbill grew up learning sign language. She began to communicate using Signing Exact English, or SEE, with her older brother Devin before she could even speak. Devin and Morgan’s father Ron, a current John Brown University student, is hearing impaired. And although Ron does not use sign language, Morgan’s […]

Painting a story: Students create murals on campus and abroad
Lifestyles

Painting a story: Students create murals on campus and abroad

A mural now adorns a wall of Lakeside Manor, the headquarters of John Brown University’s semester in Ireland program. Students from the fall 2012 team shared their love for Northern Ireland and art through the project. Late one night in Ireland, while sophomore Cori Hunt and junior Brian Mellema sat […]

Eagles return home after first loss
Sports

Eagles return home after first loss

The first go-around, the Golden Eagles beat seven out of eight teams in the conference. Now they will start the second half of their conference schedule against seventh place USAO. Coming off a road trip that produced the team’s first conference loss, the Eagles come home hoping to both continue […]

Forensics claims top spot in Arkansas
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Forensics claims top spot in Arkansas

The Forensics Team at John Brown University won first place for the state of Arkansas at the Southern Forensics Championship Tournament. The tournament, held Jan. 25-27 at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, served as regional championships for the states of Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. The University’s trophy in individual speech […]

Sports

Golden Eagles’ fall ends winning streak

In their last game on Thursday, the Golden Eagles escaped with a one point win against an unranked opponent. This game, the Eagles were not as lucky. John Brown’s undefeated start in conference play came to an end Saturday afternoon as the fourth ranked Golden Eagles were upset by unranked […]