Month: April 2015

Find fullness, grace in communion
Opinion

Find fullness, grace in communion

Christ has died; Christ is risen; Christ will come again. It was sacrament, and it was ritual and I knew it was important. The words were the same every third Sunday of the month. The United Methodist Communion Liturgy is poetry, prose and the gospel in less than five minutes. […]

Bid for the White House begins
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Bid for the White House begins

The end of April is near, and speculations about who will announce their candidacy for the presidency have been confirmed and negated in the past weeks. The first one to announce a candidacy for president was Ted Cruz, who was unsurprisingly followed by Rand Paul, then Hilary Clinton, and now, […]

Ogle, through the course of his career at JBU, has taught hundreds of students in classes such as Family Sexuality, Critical Concerns with Adolescents and Marriage and Family Living.
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JBU legacy says goodbye

“You have to take Family Sexuality.” Like an ancient saying passed on from senior to freshman, this phrase, perhaps better than any, marks Nick Ogle’s career at John Brown University. Ogle, associate professor of family and human services, will be leaving full-time teaching at the University for his “dream job” […]

Earth day pioneer applauds JBU’s ‘Creation Care’
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Earth day pioneer applauds JBU’s ‘Creation Care’

In November of 1969 Professor of Biblical Studies Robbie Castleman took part in the national colloquium that helped plan the first Earth Day, which was celebrated in April of 1970. 45 years later Castleman is still serious about ‘going green’ and commends John Brown University’s efforts to be sustainable. “Earth, […]

Art portfolios exhibit seniors’ work and passion
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Art portfolios exhibit seniors’ work and passion

Seniors with majors in the John Brown University visual arts department are preparing their portfolios to display their transformation over the past four years. The visual arts senior portfolio is a collection of the best pieces each student has done during his or her time at the University. The portfolio […]

International assistant leaves lasting impact
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International assistant leaves lasting impact

Students call her the “Blessings Lady.” For 5 1/2 years, Shohreh Noorbakhsh, winner of John Brown University’s 2014-2015 Faculty Appreciation Award, has welcomed everyone who comes into the international office with a smile, hug and greeting of “blessings on you.” Her passion: serving the Lord by loving each person she […]

Haley Maguire, Shelby Lawson, Ethan Penner and Candous McGuire pictured left to right are the 2015 -2016 Assistant Resident Directors.
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New assistant residence directors with new goals

Each year the Resident Director for each John Brown University Residence Hall goes through the process of hiring a new Assistant Resident Director (ARD) for the next year. Each Resident Director (RD) has a different set of qualifications they look for in the ARD candidates in order to make the […]

Student responds to feminism
Opinion

Student responds to feminism

With the advent of mass participation in media through the internet and social networking, the conversation about feminism (in its “third wave” that is increasingly media-critical, sex-positive and multicultural in character) has broken out of doctrinaire academic and activist circles and is now everywhere — including our campus. One recent […]