Archive for November, 2014

Lifestyles

Resume building opportunities around campus

One of the greatest resources for college professionals entering into the professional world is the resume. This sheet (or sheets) of paper can be the deciding factor on whether or not a job offer is extended. What many students don’t know is the massive number of resources at their disposal […]

Lifestyles

Evolution of college: 1960s to present

Over the past 50 years, higher education has changed dramatically. Technological advances have had implications in nearly every aspect of education. As the number of Americans attending college continues to increase, the changing face of education affects more and more people. Do these changes make college more or less difficult […]

News

Controversy erupts over telescope on sacred ground

A groundbreaking and Hawaiian blessing ceremony, for one of the world’s largest telescopes, was interrupted by protestors at the summit of Mauna Kea in Hawaii. “The webcast host for the event says a group of people blocked a caravan of buses carrying attendees to the mountain’s summit. The webcast later […]

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Educators emphasize remembrance of the Holocaust

The last generation of Holocaust survivors is passing away. Educators believe that the history and education of the Holocaust must live on past the grave, and are trying new ways to make the stories more tangible. On Nov. 13 the Psychology Department and the John Brown University Honors Program sponsored […]

Mock Rock keeps rockin’ after a decade
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Mock Rock keeps rockin’ after a decade

Five men walked onto the front of the stage as the opening of ‘Bye Bye Bye’ by N’SYNC blares from the speakers. A crowd of girls swarms the stage screaming, reaching for their hands with excitement as their preteen dream of seeing their favorite boy band is finally realized. Last […]

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33 states approve: Same-sex marriage legalization fight continues

Looking at the media on any given day, it’s clear that same-sex marriage is an ongoing conversation in every state. On May 17, 2004, Massachusetts became the first to legalize same-sex marriage. The most recent state to allow same-sex marriage is Kansas according to Boston Globe. The process of legalizing […]

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Capital takes the high road

The capital of the United States now sanctions the use of marijuana for recreational purposes. Alaska, Oregon and Washington, D.C. joined Washington State and Colorado as Marijuana-friendly zones this past month. Residents of these states 21-years-old and over may now freely consume the weed at their leisure. Spokesman of the […]

Brazilian dance practiced in Northwest Arkansas
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Brazilian dance practiced in Northwest Arkansas

Senior Rebekah Veldhuizen has found a new passion in an art form known as Capoeira. Combining rhythm, dance, martial arts and cultural history, the Afro-Brazilian practice attracts many different people for many different reasons. The Brazilian Arts Foundation says of Capoeira, “If you ask 10 people to describe Capoeira, you […]

Rugby falls in 32nd tournament round
Sports

Rugby falls in 32nd tournament round

The rugby team travelled over 300 miles to St. Louis to attend the NSCRO Mid-Central Qualifier. In Round 32, the team lost to University of Southern Indiana 35 to 5. With just a few minor injuries, the rugby team played their hardest against the university. “It was good and we […]

Cheerleading boosts team morale
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Cheerleading boosts team morale

Cheerleading is one of the most overlooked sports in America. Not only does cheerleading require just as much hard work as any other sport, cheerleaders have to do their best to boost the morale of the team they’re cheering for. “Cheerleading began in the 1860s in Great Britain and moved […]