Archive for February, 2015

‘Rent-a-Rugger’ sparks dating talk
Lifestyles

‘Rent-a-Rugger’ sparks dating talk

This past Valentine’s day, John Brown University’s Rugby team held their annual “Rent-a-Rugger” fundraiser, where the highest bidder for each rugger can enjoy a casual group date with their chosen guy. At JBU, there are varying opinions on dating and how seriously students should take it. According to the fall […]

Did you know?
Lifestyles

Did you know?

We have been blessed with some great creations and yet often don’t know who to thank for them. Here are some examples: Nutella/Ferrero Rocher/Kinder chocolates Bet you didn’t know that the same family who created Nutella also brought us Ferrero Rocher and the line of Kinder chocolates. Pietro Ferrero, a […]

Observing Lent
Lifestyles

Observing Lent

Students, faculty and staff around the campus of John Brown University are in the midst of observing the season of Lent. By giving up one or more daily habits for 40 days, one can focus on his or her personal faith. Here are some things people on campus are denying […]

Health complex offers fitness classes for students
Lifestyles

Health complex offers fitness classes for students

There has been a standing notion about the dreaded “freshman fifteen” as one comes into college. Though many joke about the idea, it’s easy to see why this is actually a reality. With many students having to sit for long periods of the day in class, making late night frosty […]

Obama debates arming Ukraine
News

Obama debates arming Ukraine

As tensions continue in Ukraine after more than a year of revolution and Russian involvement, President Barack Obama is considering many courses of action, including sending lethal defensive arms to Ukraine. Ukraine has experienced political difficulties for some time. Former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, seen by many Ukrainians as the […]

News

Campaign protests African American deaths

The Black Lives Matter movement has protested against the killings of African Americans by the hands of police officers since the Trayvon Martin case. Now, its members are seeing the product of their hard work through the indictment of New York police officer Peter Liang for the November shooting of […]

Caleb Taylor teaches a third grade class about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math activities at Southside Elementary with company of Margo Turner and other John Brown volunteers.
News

Engineering majors dedicate time to teach

Twenty eyes belonging to eight and nine year old students peered at the engineering students’ every action and tuned into every word. The excitement was seen in the children’s eyes; it was a yearning to learn the unknown. John Brown University engineering students Caleb Taylor and Travis Altemeier are able […]

News

3-D printer saves lives

3-D printing, a process that just a decade ago belonged in the science fiction genre, is now taking its place in the science community as a common way to create customized tools and even save lives. Another life was saved on Feb. 16 as, “A two-year-old girl born with a […]

JBU women’s soccer team welcomes Annika Bos, Anna Brown, Melody Hagen, Kristen Howell, Aspen Robinson, Kathryn Huff, Anne Metz, Tainara De Lima Oliveira and Jastin Redman. This has been the largest class of recruits the program has seen.
Sports

JBU signs largest recruiting class

The John Brown University Athletic Department was abuzz with the excitement of National Signing Day for the 2015 women’s soccer team. JBU Athletics announced on Wednesday, Feb. 4 each new addition for the 2015-2016 season over social media platforms. Nine excited faces appeared at the end of the day, displaying […]

JBU’s Ultimate Frisbee team practices three times a week. Since 2013, the Ultimate Frisbee team has beat the U of A three times, twice last weekend, making them the best team in the Arkansas.
Sports

Men’s Ultimate Frisbee beats U of A twice

It’s not easy playing away from home, especially if nearly half your team isn’t there. On Saturday, Feb. 7, John Brown University’s Men’s Ultimate Frisbee club, Ironfist, did just that. The team went down to Fayetteville, Ark. to play two scrimmages and won by nine points against the University of […]