Archive for February, 2014

Opinion

Shape up the education system

The earth goes around the sun. Everyone knows this. Or at least it seems like everyone should know this. Yet in a recent poll by the National Science Foundation, it was found that one in four Americans think that the sun revolves around the earth. Now as a community of […]

Opinion

Larger portions, please

Are You Paying For Seconds? At the expense of sounding like the fatty in the room, I want to discuss the cafeteria’s portion sizes. I, for one, am a little disappointed with the new food provider’s serving sizes. I’m not sure if you have had similar experiences to what I […]

Opinion

Homosexuals deserve their rights

The state of Arizona might pass a bill that would allow businesses to turn down homosexuals from shopping or purchasing at their stores. Bill SB 1062 uses the constitutional right to religious freedom and expression to defend its stand on not doing business with homosexuals. The bill breezed through the […]

Opinion

Child murder

Imagine that you are a parent, and your child is diagnosed with a terminally ill disease which leaves him or her in constant, unbearable pain for the remainder of the child’s life. You would be devastated, and suffer along with them, wishing there was something, anything you could do to […]

Opinion

Crazy hair

At 6 years old, my mother guarded me from the mirror because she turned my hair green with a new hair product she was experimenting with. I remember at age 12; my father attempted a new hairdo, which resulted in tangled frizzy hair masked by a baseball hat. Upon looking […]

News

Ukrainian protests cause concern for students

The violent protests happening in Ukraine have headlined across newspapers, television and radio for a few weeks now. Although the country is situated in Eastern Europe, far away from Siloam Springs, Ark. the events and news has effected part of the John Brown University community. For freshman Arty Pavlov, who […]

Evertsz speaks on social injustice in Guatemala
News

Evertsz speaks on social injustice in Guatemala

Tita Evertsz shared her heart with the John Brown University student body as she spoke in chapel about her ministry in La Limonada, the largest urban slum of Central America on Thursday, Feb. 20. Nearly 20 years ago, Evertsz began serving and feeding the poor in La Limonada against the […]

News

Visiting professor talks Q Fever and microbiology

Daniel E. Voth, assistant professor of microbiology and imunnology at the University of Arkansas, visited John Brown University last Monday to give a seminar to students about a pathogen known as Coxiella burnetii, which causes human Q fever. Voth partnered with Joel Funk, assistant professor of biology at John Brown, […]

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Apartments hold open house to draw upperclassmen

John Brown University’s Residence Life recently hosted an open house in one of the North Slope apartments for sophomores and juniors considering their rooming options for the coming year. Between 7-8:30 p.m., snacks, drinks and a gift card giveaway table were set up for students who came to tour a […]

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MuKappa to enjoy fellowship at annual goat roast

Although goat may not seem like an everyday meal, missionary kids at John Brown don’t kid around when it comes time for the goat roast in Siloam. “Chicken and sides offered for the less brave,” the invitation reads for those interested in feasting on goat at this year’s roast on […]