Month: March 2014

Opinion

Make plans, be flexible

I have never heard God speak to me, at least not in an audible voice. But I do go through times in my life when messages hit me clearly and repeatedly. Whether I am listening to a sermon, reading scripture, talking to a friend, listening to music or even watching […]

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: A response to Matt Bowen’s column “Homosexuals deserve their rights.”

There have been many misrepresentations regarding the Arizona bill SB 1062 (which was recently vetoed by Governor Brewer). The two-page legislation consisted of minor clarifications of the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which has been on the books for 15 years and is modeled on the federal act that passed […]

Opinion

Hindu community seeks apology

Hindu community, which is quite upset over an article in “The Threefold Advocate”, student newspaper of John Brown University (JBU), calling Hindu gods as “demonic” and Hinduism as “ugly religion”, is still waiting for an apology. Universities are meant for education and research and should not be in the business […]

Opinion

Consumerism

As I walked to the cafeteria last week, I realized that I was wearing over $400 worth of clothes and accessories. You read that right: $400. I was not even wearing a coat or boots, which can be rather expensive. I was just wearing a shirt, cardigan, jeans, moccasins and […]

Opinion

Christians called to intolerance

Every day, people all over the country give their input on hot topics, including world religion, homosexuality, abortion, evolution, etc. Many times, a person who gives negative input on any of these issues is quoted as using what is now known as “hate speech” and is labeled as intolerant. According […]

News

“Voices of Immigration” promotes justice for immigrants

“Voices of Immigration,” an event held last Monday night, attempted to begin dialogue about immigration on campus. The event focused around the viewing of documentary called “The Dream is Now” about young undocumented college students and graduates. “It is never the wrong time to push for justice,” said senior Dani […]

News

Professor finds new culture, new challenges in Prague

With her infant daughter and husband by her side, Jessica Wilson packed up her belongings and moved to Prague for a semester to teach Southern culture to master students. Wilson, an assistant professor of creative writing at John Brown University, holds a professorship in the American studies program at Charles […]

News

University debuts new program for class registration

This semester, John Brown University is debuting a new process for registration. The new program will allow currently enrolled students to plan ahead as many semesters as they desire. One of the biggest pros of the registration process so far has been the time it will save during advising. “The […]

News

Missionaries in Residence to host garage sale

John Brown University has a rare ministry: the Missionaries in Residence. To maintain this unique ministry, the International Programs office has implemented a garage sale to help raise funds. The International Programs office is hopeful that this year’s fundraiser will also bring in enough funds for the missionaries in residence […]