Archive for February, 2015

Fighting back: Student athlete diagnosed with rare disease on the road to recovery
News

Fighting back: Student athlete diagnosed with rare disease on the road to recovery

John Brown University women’s basketball player Hunter Glouse experienced a testing of her faith when she was diagnosed with a rare acquired autoimmune disease known as hemolytic anemia. Despite the fact that Glouse has taken a leave from JBU this semester to recover from her disease, she keeps a positive […]

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Women used as war tactic

At a bus station in Nigeria last Tuesday, 10 people were killed and 30 were injured by a female suicide bomber who was allegedly associated with Boko Haram. Boko Haram is an Islamic extremist group that the United States recognizes as a terrorist organization in Nigeria. Boko Haram is most […]

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U.S. debates military action

Congress is currently debating whether to authorize military action against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, known as both ISIL and ISIS, is a terrorist organization so extreme that even al-Qaida has denied association with them, according to the Guardian. They have killed […]

John Brown honors International week annually, displaying nationalities on campus through their respective flags.
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Latin chapel band transitions

John Brown University’s Latin chapel band has transitioned into becoming the international chapel band. This new band will play in chapel for the first time today, Thursday Feb. 26. Helder Julio Orozco, a Guatemalan sophomore international business major and singer who co-leads the international band, said the change was his […]

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Mars colonization projected for the future

Not many people would leave their family, friends and the familiarities of this world in exchange for a new life on another planet. However, for some individuals this scenario is becoming a reality, and one that will be happening within the next ten years. Mars One, according to their website, […]

Campus acknowledges importance of Lent
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Campus acknowledges importance of Lent

Heads bowed in silent reflection as the pews of the Cathedral of the Ozarks were filled for the Ash Wednesday service at John Brown University. Both Catholic and non-Catholic students have begun the 40-day celebration of the season of Lent in reflection of its importance in daily life. The Ash […]

Battle against ISIS intensifies: What you need to know
Opinion

Battle against ISIS intensifies: What you need to know

With President Obama’s request for Congress to grant war powers against ISIS, the reality of the situation is hitting closer to home. However, one needs to understand the complexities of war against the organization, where its motives and methods are difficult for many, and for good reason. Although it is […]

Porn hurts everyone
Opinion

Porn hurts everyone

Pornography: the forbidden word. In my experience growing up in a Christian home, I almost never heard it mentioned. If it was, it was quickly stepped around and soon forgotten. Growing up, my parents did an excellent job protecting my sister and me from what was and was not appropriate […]

Jesus Bonilla
Opinion

An intercultural blessing

Coming to John Brown University has been the most amazing experience of my life. Living in Costa Rica was different. Friends were different, my daily routine was different and especially my worldview and culture were different. Coming to live and study in a new country changes many aspects of anyone’s […]

Golden Eagle forward makes 1,000th career point
Sports

Golden Eagle forward makes 1,000th career point

As a young boy, Max Hopfgartner’s father told him to always pursue what he wanted. Those words lead Hopfgartner to pursue sports during his early years and find basketball to fit in his dreams. Hopfgartner grew up in Salburg, Austria, until the age of 17 and moved to America during […]