Month: September 2015

Professor exudes enthusiasm on campus
Lifestyles

Professor exudes enthusiasm on campus

Randy Hollingsworth walked into his public speaking class one day wearing two different shoes: a tennis shoe and a dress shoe. His purpose for his mismatched shoes was to symbolically represent his professional side (the dress shoe) and his personal side (the sneaker) as he taught class. Hollingsworth, who earned […]

Editorial

New health technology

How it can help save lives New innovations in health are constantly occurring, and typically, they are met with some backlash. This is because society is never sure if these innovations will bring about more harm than good. Although, in the past, people have suffered from flawed medical practices, advances […]

Fight the model minority myth
Opinion

Fight the model minority myth

A man approaches the microphone. Shouts of approval ring through the audience as he rhythmically speaks against the police brutality that terrorizes his black community. A woman follows, unapologetically addressing the hypocrisy of a feminist movement that often leaves out her Latina women. I’m captivated by these slam poets because, […]

Niles pursues corporate leadership
News

Niles pursues corporate leadership

Longtime professor Frank Niles is leaving John Brown University after 16 years of teaching political science to take on a job with Walmart as a leadership developer and executive coach. His last day at the University will be Sept. 18. “Corporate America doesn’t run on academic America timeframes, unfortunately,” Niles […]

News

Fayetteville approves civil rights ordinance

Last week more than a quarter of registered Fayetteville voters cast their ballot, approving Ordinance No. 5781: the Uniform Civil Rights Protection Ordinance. The new ordinance states, “The right of an otherwise qualified person to be free from discrimination because of sexual orientation and gender identity is the same right […]

Frisbee clubs seek chemistry
Sports

Frisbee clubs seek chemistry

It is the beginning of the school year, and that means one thing: Ultimate Frisbee practice is on. The men’s Ultimate Frisbee club, Ironfist, and the women’s club, Savage Skies, have taken it upon themselves to execute a winning formula that emphasizes team chemistry while at the same time developing […]

Lifestyles

5 steps towards graduate school

1. Consider both reasons and counseling for Graduate School There are different reasons to consider before applying to a graduate school. According to Columbia University Center For Career Education, you should ask yourself the following questions: How much will it cost? How long will it take? Am I ready to […]

Too much money poured into bad movies
Opinion

Too much money poured into bad movies

Transformers is a pile of garbage. Every film in that series, from the first one with its terrible character development (what happened to Jazz?) to Age of Extinction with its ludicrous scenarios (Jeff Bridges is an Autobot! Optimus Prime is riding a metal T-Rex!), is nothing but pure trash. It […]

First annual Grandparent’s Day commemorated
News

First annual Grandparent’s Day commemorated

The student body is recognizing the importance of honoring their grandparents and celebrating with John Brown University’s first annual Grandparents Day today. Suzanna Rusco, freshman nursing major, said her 89-year-old grandfather, Bob Spears, is coming to celebrate the day and he is not the stereotypical 89-year-old. “He is a firecracker, […]

SGA welcomes new senators, makes plans
News

SGA welcomes new senators, makes plans

Student Government Association election results are in with five new senators representing various departments and classes. Joining SGA this semester are Jonathan MacLachlan, Commuter Senator-At-Large; Tarajane House, Communication and Fine Arts Senator; Claudia Alvarado, College of Business Senator; Andrea Lillig, Freshman Class Senator; and Allan Aguilar, Humanities and Social Sciences […]