Month: September 2015

Students react to townhouse renovations
News

Students react to townhouse renovations

This August dozens of students moved into two newly renovated living spaces: townhouses 253 and 255. When construction started last school year, these two townhouses had been in use for 22 years. The six townhouses at John Brown University were constructed in three phases. Townhouses 249 and 251 are the […]

Rugby clubs invade new territory
Sports

Rugby clubs invade new territory

History was made last week as the women’s rugby club played their fi rst-ever matches at Wayne State University’s Rookie Rumble. They won one of three matches and hope to play again at Benedictine College on Oct. 10. The men’s rugby club will host their fi rst home game vs. […]

News

California fires stir students’ memories

Officials said that the wildfires in California this year have been the third-worst in state history. As of last Tuesday the fires have claimed 270,000 acres and more than 1,400 buildings burned to ashes, despite the efforts of 8,800 firefighters, according to the New York Times. Although this year’s fires […]

Senior launches film production
Lifestyles

Senior launches film production

Digital cinema major incorporates fine art As senior year approaches for some students, end-of-the-year projects go from idea to reality. Those majoring in art present their four-year portfolios, business majors give their final presentations and education majors go into schools for student teaching. This is the time when students’ hard […]

Guatemalan women uplift the impoverished
News

Guatemalan women uplift the impoverished

The women behind Potter’s House Association, Andrea Marroquin and Gladys Guitz, impacted students both in classrooms and during chapel by sharing their stories of transformation from the garbage dump community of Guatemala. Former Walton scholar and 2012 graduate from the University, Marroquin, has been working for the association for a year and a half alongside Guitz, who has for the past 29 years. Their association has […]

International office gains Ruby Bowles
Lifestyles

International office gains Ruby Bowles

Ruby Bowles may be a new face in the international office, but she’s not new to the JBU community, having worked in the Graduate School of Business for three years. Walking into the international office today, you’ll be greeted by Bowles’ smiling face. Bowles graduated from Oklahoma Baptist University with […]

Ups and Downs
Lifestyles

Ups and Downs

Internships prepare students for the real world Most universities require an internship to fulfill major requirements; John Brown University is no exception. Even if the curriculum does not require one, most professors strongly encourage students to apply for at least one. An internship provides a valuable understanding about the major […]

Students need public speaking
Editorial

Students need public speaking

Skills necessary for all majors It’s that ultimate moment when all eyes are on you. You are the center of attention. Everyone has sat down to listen to every word you say, and to see everything you do. This is public speaking. No matter how shy, quiet or even loud and vocal, we […]

Pope honors Paradosis
News

Pope honors Paradosis

Stresses importance of ecumenical dialogue Pope Francis, who arrived in the United States this past Tuesday, sent a letter and gifts to the third annual Evangelical Catholic conversation earlier this month hosted by University of Saint Mary’s of the Lake in Mundelein, Ill. Chad Raith, professor of biblical studies and director of the Paradosis center, was in  attendance as an evangelical delegate to this ecumenical […]