Month: September 2014

Worship crosses cultures
Opinion

Worship crosses cultures

This summer, I was able to travel to Guatemala to study Spanish while getting to know the culture from an inside perspective. This was my second trip to Central America, the first being with JBU. Traveling to Guatemala independently this summer was such a fascinating and exciting experience! All I […]

Lady eagles focus, ‘one game at a time’
Sports

Lady eagles focus, ‘one game at a time’

John Brown University women’s soccer team hopes to build the program by, first, glorifying God, and second, letting the results come with hard work and perseverance. Last season, the women’s soccer team became conference champions, advancing themselves to nationals. The girls are looking forward to this season, starting at the […]

News

The great R.A debate

Whether too invasive, or too out of touch, resident assistants or R.A.s as they are commonly known, are presented each year with the tough task of knowing their boundaries with students. A majority of the JBU student body has lived in a residence hall, as students are required to live […]

Rugby establishes brotherhood
Sports

Rugby establishes brotherhood

After winning their first game this past weekend, the John Brown University Rugby team is excited to see how far they will go this year. “I like the contact of rugby, and the brotherhood that it fosters,” Levi Pruett, freshman construction management major, said. Pruett believes that the team will […]

News

Operation Christmas Child challenges JBU

In the course of 20 years Operation Christmas Child has given away over 100 million shoeboxes to children in 100 different countries who would have never received the resources without the project Created by Samaritan’s Purse, Operation Christmas Child provides international relief to countries experiencing poverty, famine, disease, natural disasters […]

Sports

Golden Eagles prove skills on and off field

This summer, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletes announced that five of John Brown University‘s athletic teams received Scholar-Team Awards for 2013-2014. Women’s tennis, volleyball, women’s cross country, men’s cross country and women’s soccer all received the honorable title. In order for a team to even be considered for the […]

Lifestyles

StrengthsQuest: Meeting yourself

Everyone’s got them: five little words from a test that you likely took in Gateway your freshman year. Some of these words are long, like Individualization, and some are quite short — WOO! Some are very concrete, like Command, and some are more abstract, like Connectedness. Some are self-explanatory, like […]

Physics professor tackles faith and science
Lifestyles

Physics professor tackles faith and science

Ken Hahn, the new professor of physics at John Brown University, says that his life has been defined by teachers. In fifth grade, Hahn had a science teacher named Mr. Pendleton. “He was really, really strict,” said Hahn. “You lost five points on a test every time you crossed something […]

Museum captures ‘full scope’ of art history
Lifestyles

Museum captures ‘full scope’ of art history

When most people think about Northwest Arkansas, they often think of Walmart and the University of Arkansas, businesses that have made big impacts on the communities around them. Alice Walton, daughter of Walmart founder Sam Walton, decided that she wanted to make an impact on the Northwest Arkansas community too. […]

News

ISIS: The lowdown

ISIS makes front-page news on a weekly basis. Understanding ISIS requires understanding a wealth of background in Middle Eastern politics and Muslim history. ISIS stands for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIL or simply Islamic State. The organization works less as a terrorist group and […]