Month: February 2013

News

Five-year endowment brings $10 million to University

An anonymous donor pledged match up to a million dollars of donations to John Brown University each year for the next five years. The University is calling the grant the “10 Million Dollar Endowment Match.” Jim Krall, vice president of university advancement, said this is a challenge grant, which will […]

Lifestyles

Plumstone: Collard Greens

I am seven. And I’m walking with my family down our street to an old man’s house. They say he is going take us to supper. I do not know him and I do not know his name. And I am hungry right now. All I know is that we […]

Lifestyles

Plumstone: Cake Walk

I remember a Halloween festival of sorts at the First Baptist Church in Indianola, Mississippi. It oozes and merges in my memory with another, later memory of a summer vacation Bible school. There we tunneled through dimly lit refrigerator boxes and reached ordinary classrooms that became new kingdoms. One had […]

Lifestyles

ITunes versus Spotify: you decide

Once the go-to store for music listeners, iTunes now faces competition from Spotify, an online radio station. Students at John Brown University said Spotify is on the top when it comes to music variety and easy access. “It’s just better,” said junior Rachel Palm, a general music major. “I find […]

Dr. C follows a higher calling
Lifestyles

Dr. C follows a higher calling

She has published multiple books. She speaks to groups all over the world. She holds memberships in multiple theological societies. But for Robbie Castleman, associate professor of theology at John Brown University, the accolades are not what are important to her. Instead, she points to her life verse, Acts 20:24: […]

Cars and coffee roars downtown
Lifestyles

Cars and coffee roars downtown

Developed by students and supported by local businesses, Cars & Coffee roars into Siloam Springs bringing cash and customers. Twenty-seven sports and muscle cars line both sides of the street in front of a local business, Ehrlich motorwerks, worth more than $1.2 million in cash value. Typically, these cars would […]