Archive for February, 2015

(This photo is not the dunk featured on Sports Center.) Griffin Brady shoots the ball into the hoop during a game. Brady is a forward for the men’s basketball team and was featured on Sports Center for a dunk.
Sports

Brady’s dunk makes Sports Center Top 10

Last week, Griffin Brady’s dunk was No. 3 on Sport Center’s Top 10 highlights. The featured dunk occurred during a game against No. 16 ranking Mid-America Christian. The Golden Eagles lost to the Evangels 84-74. Brady, No. 25, is a 6 ft. 5 in. forward from Salt Lake City, Utah. […]

Editorial

Do more during Lent: Make a true commitment to God

Every year, the same thing happens: people make commitments to stay away from social media, to give up sugar or to be less judgmental toward others. These goals sound like New Year’s resolutions, right? Unfortunately, these are typical decisions made during the season of Lent, the 40 days of fasting […]

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

The first rule of civil public discourse: don’t compare people to Nazis. The recent article on the front page about the proposed legislation separating the holidays honoring Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert E. Lee contained a quote comparing the joint holiday to honoring “Nazis Germany day on the […]

You make the church
Opinion

You make the church

I am what you could call a connoisseur of church-hopping. I once embodied the persona of a jaded lover who sought to see only the negative. I had often wished that I had a thin mustache to twiddle and a fedora so that the sting of my criticisms could really […]

Opinion

Don’t forget the good: Find joy despite the world’s brokenness

It’s often disheartening to take a good look at what is going on in the world around us; ISIS is still making headlines, friends and loved ones are being taken from us too soon by tragic accidents and deadly diseases and brokenness can be seen around nearly any corner. Despite […]

Olivia Singleton (left) is pictured with contributor, Rebekah David (right).
Opinion

Remembering Olivia Singleton

Two years. I’ve never heard the saying, “it feels like yesterday”, ring so true… until now. I remember everything so clear. I remember laughing with her and watching “Friends” with her while we worked out. We had a system that would help us workout longer; “Friends” distracted us from the […]

Should moms be professors?
Opinion

Should moms be professors?

I’m biased in my answer, but I’ve given the question quite a deal of thought. When I was a little girl, all I wanted to be was a mom and to have seven kids like in Sound of Music or Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. My concurrent dream was to […]

Students: realize importance of self-identity
Opinion

Students: realize importance of self-identity

I’ve never been a fan of putting pen to paper to express my feelings. I’ve always felt as though the process of identifying and communicating feelings is far too intimate to be confined to prose. Moreover, it usually requires more energy than I have to spare. However, I’ve always had […]

Student play revives classic tale
Lifestyles

Student play revives classic tale

As the lights illuminated the stage and the actors scurried to their places, the audience anticipated something inspiring. This semester’s play, Pride and Prejudice, hopes to rewrite how we know this classic story. Each semester, John Brown University’s drama department puts on a play or musical. Students transform themselves into […]

Branching out: The inspiration behind Ability Tree
Lifestyles

Branching out: The inspiration behind Ability Tree

People often view disability as an inconvenience, but for Joe Butler, it is a full-time ministry. Joe Butler centers his entire profession in ministering to disabled individuals through Ability Tree, a non-profit organization he founded in June, 2010. For Butler, a ministry to serve the disabled was something that had […]