Month: November 2013

Your needs
Opinion

Your needs

Have you stopped to think about what you really need? Commercials try to get us to buy toothpaste, facial creams, a pair of jeans, cereal, a car and so on. I asked one of my Education classes to write down what they needed. I had responses such as: coffee, fulfilling […]

What the heck, America? Selfies breed selfishness
Opinion

What the heck, America? Selfies breed selfishness

What the Heck, America?!? This is the first installment in a weekly series of columns in which I will self-indulgently complain about whatever topic, trend, or event in American culture, politics or sports that ticks me off the most any given week. This week Oxford University Press, the publisher of […]

No more PDA in chapel
Opinion

No more PDA in chapel

On John Brown University’s campus, the word community is thrown around daily. Living life with your friends, brothers and sisters in Christ and your significant others is something that the university promotes, as long as it is done in a healthy and morally respectful manner. In the JBU 2013-2014 Student […]

Crime tells a story
Opinion

Crime tells a story

The other day my sister Sharon called to update me on the Martin MacNeill trial, currently all over TV apparently. (I don’t have TV because, if I did, I’d be following murder stories—or watching shows about Tilikum and that trainer with the ponytail and why we shouldn’t keep orcas in […]

News

“Doctor Who” landing at local restaurant

On Saturday, BBC will broadcast the Doctor Who 50th Anniversary special, promising that the episode will follow the Doctor in one of his greatest adventures of all time. This premiere is highly anticipated by “Whovians” everywhere, and the residents of Siloam Springs are no exception. 28 Springs, located on E. […]

News

Medieval festival brings Middle Ages to campus

The term Dark Ages does not accurately depict the Medieval period, according to Jonathan Himes, associate professor of English. Hosted in the Soderquist Business Center today from 3:00-6:00 p.m., this year’s Medieval Faire will display examples of the innovations and customs credited to Medieval times. Split into groups of two […]

Kansas City trip shows visual component of worship
News

Kansas City trip shows visual component of worship

Many students had their first experience with Orthodox Christianity and Islamic art during a trip last weekend to Kansas City. Students in Honors Integrated Theology visited the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art to tour the “Medieval and Islamic Art” exhibit on Saturday, Nov.9, before experiencing a Vespers service at a Russian […]

Lifestyles

Thanksgiving with the Duggars

With a table prepared for over 30 people and the smells of warm Thanksgiving aromas along with thankful hearts in the air, the Duggar family begins a long day of friends, family, food and fun. With 19 children, ranging from the ages of 25 to three, the well-known “19 Kids […]

News

Rape awareness promoted on campus

Candles lined the sidewalk on Sunday night as students left the Gathering. The 599 candles represented the national average of one in three women and one in six men raped in their lifetime as applied to John Brown University’s student population. Students Against Sexual Slavery (SASS) hosted the University’s first […]

Lady Eagles take the SAC Conference Championship
Sports

Lady Eagles take the SAC Conference Championship

The John Brown University women’s soccer team was officially named the 2013-2014 Sooner Athletic Conference Champions after their win against the Oklahoma City University Stars on Friday night. Regardless of playing on the Stars’ home field, the Lady Eagles came out ready to put up a fight. Junior Casey O’Brien […]