Archive for December, 2013

Work or kids: a woman’s choice
Opinion

Work or kids: a woman’s choice

“Freeze your eggs now.” With this piece of advice, given to me by a female professor serving on my dissertation committee, a line had been drawn. Those four words conveyed the notion that female academics cannot afford time for family until after a career has been established. At that point, […]

Lady Eagles close season, eagerly prepare for Brazil
Sports

Lady Eagles close season, eagerly prepare for Brazil

After being named the Sooner Athletic Conference Champions, the women’s soccer team traveled to California to play in the first round of the National Tournament. Facing no. 4 Concordia, the Lady Eagles suffered a 2-0 loss that ended their noteworthy season. The team is now putting all of their focus […]

Women’s basketball sweeps SGU
Sports

Women’s basketball sweeps SGU

The Lady Eagles faced St. Gregorys on Tuesday in Bill George Arena. JBU won the match 60-45. The game stayed at a 0-0 standstill up until the 17 minute mark when No. 35 Kami Garrison made the first JBU basket. With a three-point basket by No. 22 Sierrra Shipley at […]

Sports

Best-selling camera captures sports highlights

Nick Woodman wanted a portable camera that he could strap to his wrist to record surfing adventures. What he got was a camera that made him a billionaire. Woodman turned his idea into a company now known as GoPro. The small, wearable cameras that only weigh 74 grams are now […]

Scrap the masks
Opinion

Scrap the masks

Two weeks ago was Rape Awareness Week at JBU. As part of the week, Students Against Sex Slavery showed a video with the stories of three rape victims at JBU, as told through the voices of others to protect their privacy. The stories were hard, some brutally so. My heart […]

Hashtags reign
Opinion

Hashtags reign

It’s a worldwide trend transcending most every form of social media. A word or phrase prefixed by the number symbol (#) is now an everyday shorthand form of metadata tagging. This “hashtag” phenomenon has acquired a humorous reputation of sorts known most commonly within the realms of Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter […]

Opinion

Soldiers: rise up!

During my military experience I was taught the “Battle Buddy System.” This system is equally important to Christians in the Body of Christ in order to not leave each other behind, work together to achieve a common goal and further God’s kingdom. I wrote a guide to show others how […]

News

6-second videography boggles and entertains

The word vine just referred to a stem at the start of 2013. Now Vine, the newest smart phone application, is a six second claim to fame and even a source of income. This new application owned by Twitter allows users to create a six second video loop that has […]

News

KLRC “pays it forward” for the holiday season

It’s November, and the holidays are coming soon. During a time when life can be hectic for many people, KLRC encourages their listeners to show a little kindness to others. This is the idea behind the radio station’s Pay It Forward events. John Brown University’s website says that the events […]

Students idolize superhero trend
Lifestyles

Students idolize superhero trend

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s…superheroes! Just walk down the toy aisle or check the local movie theater and you’ll notice the current popularity of superheroes. Though it isn’t a new fad, the steady rise of heroes on the big screen has recently spread to the small screens […]