Archive for March, 2013

Announcing the 2013 Artie Recipients
Lifestyles

Announcing the 2013 Artie Recipients

Students and professors alike arrived at the seventh annual Arties dressed head to toe in black and white to see who would be taking home the coveted awards. The winners are listed below. Winners of the Student Works Competition: Digital Art: 1st: Becca Masters 2nd: Gabrielle Bromling 3rd: Lindsey Gerke […]

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Improved structure unites student ministry leaders

John Brown University’s Student Ministries Leadership Team plans to completely revamp its organizational structure. Team member Abigail Fennema said it was “the most exciting thing in the world.” The organization serves as an umbrella program for the University’s ministries. In the past, the program functioned by commissioning specific leaders to […]

Students take creative stand against slavery
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Students take creative stand against slavery

Students sought to make human slavery around the world a more recognizable issue on the John Brown University campus this week. Two groups endeavored to raise awareness of the plight of an estimated 27 million people. People passing the Walker Student Center on Monday and Tuesday wondered at a tree […]

Retreats encourage students to relax and focus
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Retreats encourage students to relax and focus

Nearly 80 women attended the annual women’s retreat at Mt. Sequoyah this past weekend, March 1-2. Melissa Hall, family and human services professor and counselor at the Joshua Center, was the speaker. Senior Megan Toney, women’s ministry director, worked with her team and the residence life staff in order to […]

Food waste re-purposed as lawnmower fuel
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Food waste re-purposed as lawnmower fuel

Breathe in deep that fresh cut grass smell during springtime. Notice anything? John Brown University engineer professor Ted Song said, “It smells like toast!” Why? Because it is not diesel fuel that you smell; it is biodiesel. For the past year, the renewable energy department has been in the process […]

Area business leaders serve Enactus students
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Area business leaders serve Enactus students

Enactus project leaders visited and talked with the Business Advisory Board members to ask for advice on how to enhance their projects during a meeting on Feb. 27. The board members are a committee of John Brown University alumni and others committed to giving advice, encouragement and aid to Enactus […]

The Next Big Thing
Lifestyles

The Next Big Thing

“Diverse.” That is the word BLUE Director Chris Hembree used to describe the seven contestants who will take the stage in less than a month to compete in John Brown University’s biggest musical competition: The Next Big Thing. “This group of finalists exemplify music from a variety of genres,” Hembree […]

Lady Eagles’ season ends with loss
Sports

Lady Eagles’ season ends with loss

In a season where the Lady Eagles established themselves as the best of the rest, they had the same problem in the conference tournament as they had all season: they could not beat the best. The Lady Eagles women’s basketball team fell to No. 2 Oklahoma City in the conference […]

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Tennis finds new leader with incoming coach

Paul Pautsch, John Brown University’s new men and women’s tennis coach, has been coaching tennis ever since his first gig in 1976, approximately 37 years altogether. Pautsch started playing tennis when he was about seven or eight years old. He came from a small town, and was involved in many […]

Men’s comeback in conference tournament championship game falls short
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Men’s comeback in conference tournament championship game falls short

The impossible almost happened on March 2. Down 22 points with 15 minutes left, the Golden Eagles men’s basketball team mounted an incredible comeback but fell just short in the SAC men’s basketball championship game, losing 77-72 to Oklahoma City. Despite the loss, the Eagles will still head to the […]