Month: November 2014

Sports

Lady Eagles find chemistry on court

How does an athletic team evolve and change from year to year? Some years may be punctuated by victories while others are impacted by searing losses. This can be said for any sport, but it has been especially true of the John Brown University women’s basketball team. This year the […]

Soccer season draws to a close
Sports

Soccer season draws to a close

Both the men and women’s teams, the John Brown University soccer season came to an end last week in the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament. The men ended their season with a tough 4-0 loss against Science and Arts of Oklahoma, who would go on to win the SAC tournament. Captain […]

JBU student rushes Razorback Stadium
Sports

JBU student rushes Razorback Stadium

I have grown up going to Razorback games and have a deep love for the Hogs. The past few seasons have been a little rough, but true Razorback fans stick by their team no matter what. This season has not been much different from the past; we beat the little […]

Sports

Shipley inducted into Hall of Fame

John Brown University alumnus, Sierra Shipley, has been awarded the honor of having her jersey hung from the rafters of the Ring of Honor at the Woman’s Basketball Hall of Fame. This marks the first time in the history of the JBU women’s basketball program that the team has had […]

Opinion

Domestic violence: A burden to share

My niece Sura is only one-year-old, and has already seen more violence in her lifetime than most children will ever see. When Sura was born, my sister was enduring an abusive relationship. On a day that was mistakenly pleasant, my nine month old niece witnessed her father beat her mother […]

Opinion

Eat without shame

I stare down at my plate, filled with all the typical Thanksgiving treats – turkey, ham, corn, maybe some broccoli if Dad made some. The meal is calm at first. My job is simple. Stick food in my mouth. Chew. Swallow. Repeat until my plate is empty. Then I’ll decide […]

Intercultural marriage brings new experiences
Opinion

Intercultural marriage brings new experiences

My dear wife Star had no idea that the “Yes, I do” she beautifully pronounced the day God blessed the union of our lives went beyond the promise of honoring me in good times and in bad, in sickness and in health, for better or for worse, for richer or […]

Opinion

Yik Yak fuels hate: Anonymous app creates controversy

Yik Yak is the new smartphone application that is spreading like wildfire. Business Insider describes it as “a hyper-local place to rant about anything anonymously with people in your community.” The text posts within a 1.5-mile radius appear in the user’s feed, making it popular on college campuses. The developers […]

Opinion

Confessing sins creates vulnerability

When I graduated from high school, my family and I came back to the States after five years abroad. In a few months I was going to come to this great university and I planned on finding work. Sadly, those plans were thwarted and I spent most of my days […]

Lifestyles

Men reflect on portrayal of women in the media

Female rapper Nicki Minaj has gained much attention in recent weeks for her music video Anaconda. While women are expressing their distaste or agreement with the provocative content of the video, men are preparing their petition against the image Minaj is portraying of women. Minaj composes the Anaconda video of […]