Archive for April, 2014

Sports

Women’s tennis 2-5, freshmen duo ‘played lights out’

The John Brown University women’s tennis team fell 8-1 against Oklahoma Baptist on April 1. Freshmen Amanda Wilkerson and Taylor Russell partnered for a win at no. 2 doubles, but the Golden Eagles fell to the Lady Bison overall. In the next match against Southwestern, JBU was victorious with an […]

Sports

Two basketball juniors earn Scholar-Athlete titles

John Brown University women’s basketball players Morgan Ankrom and Lauren Rogers have been named Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes for 2013-2014. In order to be eligible for the award, student-athletes must be a junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.5 or higher grade-point average. Ankrom, a junior, double-majors in graphic design and […]

Opinion

Technological harassment: A new way of invading people’s privacy

Peeping Toms have a new advantage that their predecessors did not have access to: technology. With photo and video capabilities on nearly all cell phones, voyeurism has become significantly easier. Photos can be snapped and within minutes uploaded to the internet. “Upskirting” and “downblousing” are the new trends in voyeurism […]

Opinion

Acknowledge sin, know God’s grace

Christianity is all about sin and grace. About recognizing what horrible, sinful people we are – and about knowing there’s a God who loves us anyway, who forgives our sin and calls us to follow him. But sometimes, especially in the presence of significant cultural pressures, we can lose sight […]

News

Student government seniors share experiences, advice

With graduation fast approaching, the seniors on the SGA Officer Team were asked to share their thoughts and experiences from their years as students. Looking back at their time at John Brown University, the seniors of the Student Government Association began to get sentimental. “The people. I will definitely miss […]

News

Mayfield’s SDA fosters discipline in community

Mayfield, the oldest, largest and exclusively girls’ dorm on campus houses over 200 girls each year. Within the Mayfield community is the lesser-known community, the Spiritual Development Ambassadors, led by Natalie Caron, a sophomore majoring in family and human services. Allie Miller, the assistant resident director at the time, started […]

News

Workshop caters to creative writers of all majors

On Tuesday, April 8, Sigma Tau Delta, the English Honor Society at the University, hosted a workshop in order to promote creative writing on campus. This workshop featured three sessions from 2:00-4:00 p.m. to help those who would like to learn more about writing, but are not usually able to […]

“It Takes Two” aims to change dating scene
News

“It Takes Two” aims to change dating scene

Listening to The Next Big Thing contestant, Golden Ash, and earning free coffee for the first 50 people, students packed into the second floor of Pour Jon’s to attend the “It Takes Two” event. The event was organized by a group of seven John Brown University students from the Marriage […]

Web journalist gives talk on future of online media
News

Web journalist gives talk on future of online media

The media industry today is not the same as it was 20 years ago. But it is not dying; it is changing, according to CBS News digital journalist Lindsey Boerma who spoke at the University last week. Boerma told students what it was like to work in the changing field […]

Robertson remembers amazing Race
Lifestyles

Robertson remembers amazing Race

He stood as another passenger in LAX Airport chaos, and overcome by the reality of the year-long trip of a lifetime, which he was now committed to. This day, Jan. 1, 2010, Austin Robertson had more thought of what he was leaving behind than any anticipation of the adventure ahead. […]