Month: November 2013

News

Campus safety posts signs, cracks down on parking

It is halfway through the fall semester at John Brown University and campus security continues to patrol the parking lots. Campus Safety Director Scott Wanzer is optimistic. “We are limited in the physical space that we have for parking lots, but we are in good shape compared to many universities,” […]

News

J. Alvin residents to switch sides before Thanksgiving

For the past 93 years, J. Alvin has been a home to thousands of John Brown University students, but as the current residents prepare to relocate to the newly renovated southeastern side of the oldest dormitory on campus, many are experiencing mixed emotions. The $5.5 million renovation of the J. […]

News

Trade Expo inspires young entrepreneurs

Booths full of middle school students will occupy the men’s section of Dillard’s from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Northwest Arkansas Mall. Continuing into its 22nd year, the World Trade Expo, sponsored by Enactus – a student organization here on campus, offers middle school students from Northwest […]

10 Days Wells Project kicks off with concert
News

10 Days Wells Project kicks off with concert

Soda, energy drinks and coffee. College students frequently buy them without a second thought. But what else could students be doing with the money spent on those drinks? Starting on Nov. 11, students from all over the country pledged to drink water as their only beverage for 10 days, giving […]

“Patience” in Review
Lifestyles

“Patience” in Review

“Patience” originally speared the Aesthetic Movement of late nineteenth century England with quite an array of satirical barbs. Currently, however, it is being produced by the John Brown University Music Department. The two-act piece explores the fickle nature of aestheticism as expressed through swooning maidens and self-centered poets. Meanwhile Patience […]

Lifestyles

Former Eagle goes Ivy League

It’s not often an alumnus ends up an an Ivy League Law school, and the last person to predict it would be the alumnus himself. Matt Mellema graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor’s in English, wanting to be a writer, but is now in his third year at Yale Law […]

Lifestyles

Breaking down downtown

Downtown Siloam Springs may look different in a decade. If everything goes according to the plan. Main Street Siloam, a nonprofit focused on the development of the downtown Siloam Springs area, recently released its first ever Master Plan. The Plan outlines a process to formulate concrete recommendations for the city […]

Lifestyles

Men hunt hillbilly lobsters

When Stephen LaGue, sophomore construction management major, got a fish tank over fall break a guy decided to prank him by putting a bunch of crawfish in it. “So, in his face my suite mates and I boiled the crawfish and ate them,” said LaGue. After this they went to […]

Opinion

Stats with faces: How to view tragedies

The Philippines has been rocked by what experts are calling the most powerful storm ever recorded. While the estimate of the total number of those killed now appears to be 2,500 instead of 10,000, the loss is still devastating. Approximately 650,000 people have been displaced and at least 10 million […]

Opinion

Know your holidays: Thanksgiving exists

Halloween came and went. With its departure, shop owners in downtown Siloam placed nativity sets in their store windows and hung wreaths on their doors. Wal-Mart underwent a Christmas makeover and now beams Christmas cheer to local shoppers. Radio stations broke out the Christmas classics such as “White Christmas” and […]