Archive for October, 2013

Lady Eagles bring home two victories
Sports

Lady Eagles bring home two victories

The women’s soccer team traveled to Texas this past week to play Southwestern A.G. and Texas Wesleyan. The Lady Eagles won both games, putting them 6-1 in their conference schedule. Their match on Saturday against Texas Wesleyan ended after a goal by junior Adrienne Kennedy in double overtime. “I was […]

Volleyball optimistic for final games
Sports

Volleyball optimistic for final games

Golden Eagle Volleyball scored two wins this weekend. The team played, on Friday night, Texas Wesleyan and earned 3-2 wins. The Eagles’ momentum continued, on the following day, as they won against Southwestern A.G. (Texas) 3-2 as well. Coach Stacie Johnson said she was pleased with the way the team […]

Sports

Coaches see small mistakes costing games

The Golden Eagles were victorious over Southwestern A.G. in double overtime on Thursday, finishing their game 5-4. On Sunday, the team played Texas Wesleyan and lost 1-0. Head coach Scott Marksberry as well as assistant coach David Castagne believed the team did not play to their potential in either matches. […]

Seasons change
Opinion

Seasons change

My first year at John Brown University was difficult. I struggled in my classes and hated my job. I was lonely, and the only place I could park was annoyingly far away. This semester has been much different. Last year, I felt out of place. Classes were difficult and I […]

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Living in the supernatural

Flatland is the story of a two-dimensional land that is contacted by the third dimension. The authoritarian, priestly class of Circles views this enlightenment as a threat to social stability. Would we respond differently? Christians are frequently accused of using God as a crutch to avoid reality. They turn to […]

How do you view the rich and famous? Kardashians shape success
Opinion

How do you view the rich and famous? Kardashians shape success

Go to any store that sells gossip magazines. Flip through the channels of your television. Visit a website with entertainment news. Anywhere you look, the nauseating headlines following the Kardashian family are there to greet you. Though the beginning of America’s love affair with the ultra-rich TV personality family is […]

Give immigrants their rights
Opinion

Give immigrants their rights

The issues of 19th century slavery and 21st century undocumented immigrants are hauntingly similar. Abraham Lincoln’s speeches and letters have changed the way I approach immigration reform. Although Lincoln addressed social arguments, he approached emancipation of slaves mainly through a single overriding value: universal liberty. Lincoln believed that the Declaration […]

How do you view the rich and famous?  They waste our time and need  our prayers
Opinion

How do you view the rich and famous? They waste our time and need our prayers

Drama ensues in the Kardashian household. Kim and Kanye are officially getting married and everyone is excited. However, other big news is happening with mom and dad–Bruce and Kris Jenner. Arguments have been had, anger has taken its toll, and they’re getting a divorce. And all I’m thinking is: when […]

Trip to Zambia shows promising future
News

Trip to Zambia shows promising future

Three professors from John Brown University traveled to Ndola, Zambia earlier this month to visit Northrise University. John Brown hopes to form an academic relationship with Northrise in the coming years. The professors were Jim Caldwell, head of the Construction Management department, Maxie Burch, Chair of the Biblical Studies Division, […]

News

J. Alvin renovation donations exceed expectation

The ongoing process to renovate the J. Alvin Brown residence hall on campus, which began with generosity from donors, is now over halfway funded. To date, around $3.5 million has been raised for the renovation of the residence hall, which will cost around $5.5 million total. The project is expected […]