Month: September 2013

Cross country enthusiastic for season
Sports

Cross country enthusiastic for season

Coming back from summer vacation is hard enough for the average student, but for student athletes, the fall is promised to be a challenge. Junior Tyler Awe, who is running his third year on the Men’s Cross Country team, understands from experience the trials that come with a new season. […]

Sports

Win over Benedictine puts women 5-2 overall

For the first time since 2008, the women’s soccer team was victorious over a top-25 opponent after a win against Benedictine on Saturday in Atchison, Kan. Sophomore Julie Whitlow scored the game-winning goal in the 78th minute, following freshman Braydi Frederick’s goal in the 49th minute. Student coaching assistant Savannah […]

Sports

JBU students react to OSU football scandal

Similar problems involving money, sex, and drugs have plagued college athletic programs for a long time. The Oklahoma State University football program has recently come under fire for benefits that football players were receiving, including money illegally given to players, passing grades given to players for just attending class and […]

Loss to number 3 prepares men’s soccer for SAC
Sports

Loss to number 3 prepares men’s soccer for SAC

After a hard fight, the men’s soccer team lost to Benedictine, who is ranked third in the nation on Saturday. The Golden Eagles were ahead 2-1 in the first half, then fell in the second half, closing the game in a 2-4 loss. Coach Scott Marksberry is still impressed with […]

Opinion

Marriage and Money

Romance has upped its price in recent years. According to a recent article on CNN, the average American wedding now costs $28,400. What? Second to an acceptance of salvation, most Christians agree that the vow made on one’s wedding day is the most important decision of a person’s life. But […]

Opinion

Student welcomes Ireland’s adventure

Studying in a coffee shop is something that I find comfort in. I love the smell of espresso, with the display of muffins and scones at the counter. Get some good music, your laptop and anything else you need and you are good to go. Out the window behind me […]

Opinion

Sickness impacts class attendance: Matt Bowen

My townhouse sounds like an infirmary. Wafting through the air of the house is the musk of Old Spice, a dash of mac and cheese and a delightful pinch of cherry Nyquil. And it doesn’t seem like the guys in our house are the only ones sick. In almost every […]

Opinion

Letter to the editor

Dear JBU professors, First off, I would like to congratulate the professors who do an excellent job of teaching and give us students the spiritual guidance that we need. I tip my hat to the professors, adjunct teachers and tutors who have molded us and shaped us into the educated […]

Opinion

Sickness impacts class attendance: Isaac Weaver

Last week it seemed like everyone on campus participated in the viral relay race, and the baton of sniffles, fatigue, coughing and nausea was passed all over campus. If you got the pleasure of being the proud carrier of this germy, icky baton, chances are you woke up for class […]

Opinion

Weekends leave no room for rest

Last week, I experienced a strange phenomenon. I stumbled into my dorm room, crashed on my bed and muttered, “Tomorrow’s Monday. Thank goodness!” Hang on just a minute. What was that again? Monday? Why on earth would anyone end a weekend full of fun and be thankful it was over? […]