Month: April 2013

Professor encourages scriptural view on homosexuality
Opinion

Professor encourages scriptural view on homosexuality

The Supreme Court recently heard arguments on two high profile cases that bear on whether the commitment of two homosexual individuals should be defined as marriage. One case, commonly known as Proposition 8, is a challenge to a California state law to maintain the legal definition of marriage as between […]

Opinion

Student makes sense of gun control

You look both ways when you cross the street. You stop at a red light, even if there are no cars crossing the intersection. You stay on the road and do not cross into fields or backyards. You have to pass a test and prove you are a good enough […]

Kanakuk Kamps establishes link with students
News

Kanakuk Kamps establishes link with students

Kanakuk Kamps in Branson, Mo. teamed up with John Brown University to start a gap year program called Link Year. This program allows high school graduates ages 18 to 20 to earn 15 credit hours transferable to the University while they attend Link Year at Kanakuk. Link Year seeks to […]

News

Housing plans develop

With room draw just around the corner, students are thinking about housing for next semester. Room draw for the Northslope Apartments, townhouses and duplexes will occur April 16. The rest of the residence halls will have room draw on April 18. J. Alvin will be at half capacity while renovations […]

News

No guns on campus

The Cabinet decided to opt out of Arkansas House Bill 1243 on April 3 and not allow faculty or staff to carry a concealed handgun on campus. The new University policy states, “JBU does not allow the carrying of a concealed handgun in any building and on the grounds of […]

Construction continues progress across campus
News

Construction continues progress across campus

Within the next two weeks, the Simmons Great Hall, Northslope Apartments and the C.A.R.E. clinic will be gaining new and noticeable advancements. The Great Hall is projected to be completed on June 28. Steve Beers, vice president for student development, said that within the next two weeks drywall, masonry and […]

News

Movie showing tells story of hope

The University’s Student Activities Committee has a limited number of tickets to a showing of “The Camp,” a movie produced by Roebuck Media. The showing will be Friday, April 12 at 9:20 p.m. at Siloam Springs 6. Tickets are $2 and SAC will also be providing a coupon for $1.75 […]

News

Creative dining comes this summer

Since John Brown University announced the decision to partner with Creative Dining Service as the new food service provider two months ago, decisions and changes continue as they make the transition to serving the campus full-time in June. Glenda Haley, regional operations director for Creative Dining Services, has been on […]

News

Board retreat addresses hot button issues

Every four years, the Board of Trustees extends the biannual meeting to a four-day retreat in Branson, Mo., to make time for in-depth discussions on important issues facing John Brown University. The board focused its attention on two topics affecting both the University and the nation: human sexuality and financial […]

University takes the reins of archaeological dig in Abila, Jordan
News

University takes the reins of archaeological dig in Abila, Jordan

John Brown University has offered students the opportunity to participate in an archaeological dig in Abila, Jordan since 2006. Through a non-profit organization loosely connected with Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, groups of students traveled with Dave Vila, professor of religion and philosophy, to northern Jordan. Now, however, the […]