Archive for April, 2015

Opinion

Video games offer creativity

I am what you’d call a game theorist. Not to be mistaken with the game theory that has to do with math and politics. Those topics fly a hundred miles over my head. What I do is overanalyze games. Technically, I’m a gaming theorist. I don’t make groundless theories either, […]

Opinion

Why do we make Jesus look like us?

There I was, a one-year-old stranded on a powder blue, crushed velvet couch in my grandmother’s den wearing a puffy, white dress. My mom had left me there while she and my aunts were in the kitchen slaving over a gas stove. The couch I was seated on was surrounded […]

AVL: Crew, community, and companionship
Lifestyles

AVL: Crew, community, and companionship

Although many John Brown University students begin their freshmen year with a work-study position, not many have the opportunity to work for the Audio, Visual and Lighting (AVL) department. Ever-present in our Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday night chapels, AVL records and live streams an estimated 110 chapels a year. The […]

Ultimate winning streak, Ironfist 14-0
Sports

Ultimate winning streak, Ironfist 14-0

Can winning 14 games in a row give you enough momentum to play at a national level? The Ironfist Ultimate Frisbee Club is about to find out. Ironfist, John Brown University’s men’s Ultimate Frisbee Club, is currently riding a 14-0 win streak, including two undefeated appearances at their last two […]

Griffin and Lauren Brady are pictured with their son Heaton. The Brady’s were married in 2013.
Sports

The Bradys on basketball, parenting and faith

John Brown University was not Griffin Brady’s first choice, but it was the best choice for him and his family. With the transfer of leadership from the previous Golden Eagle coach Clark Sheehy to Jason Beschta, Griffin Brady, along with Lauren Brady and son Heaton, moved from Boise, Idaho to […]

Community considers varying faces of grief
News

Community considers varying faces of grief

Between 35 percent and 48 percent of college students have lost a family member or close friend within the last two years. Within the last year, between 22 percent and 30 percent of college students have lost a family member or close friend, according to the national students of Actively […]

John Brown’s first student Fulbright
News

John Brown’s first student Fulbright

In late March of 2015, Sarah Hubbard opened her email to find a long awaited letter informing her she had been selected as a recipient for a Fulbright Grant. The grant typically accepts students who have recently graduated, graduate students or established young professionals, making Hubbard’s acceptance as an undergraduate […]

News

Kenya University shooting hits home

A daylong siege at Garissa University in Garissa, Kenya resulted in the massacre of 147 and injuring of more than 79, according to CNN. This is the highest death toll in Kenya since the 1998 al Qaeda bombing on the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi; many are saying the issue lies […]

Seniors commemorate final year through worship
News

Seniors commemorate final year through worship

The John Brown University educational program strives to help students develop the necessary skills for their desired field through interactive classes and showcases during their final semesters. For those emphasizing in worship arts, their final project is a senior worship arts presentation that will be their chance to share with […]

News

State media students to gather at John Brown

John Brown University will host the Arkansas College Media Association Conference this Friday, where many JBU students are competing for awards in a variety of different categories. Becky Pohle, the administrative assistant for both the Communication and the Music Departments, and has also been very active in preparing submissions for […]