Month: September 2015


New athletes share journey to JBU

Each year, John Brown University’s sports programs see plenty of fresh faces as freshman athletes come to school seeking to compete at a collegiate level. This year’s athletes have unique stories to tell. Having to overcome injuries in order to achieve the goal of playing on an athletic scholarship at […]

Ground broken, construction continues

Ground broken, construction continues

As director of facilities, Steve Brankle sat down for an interview, he wiped his brow, having just come in from digging up a gas line that was in the way of construction. This summer John Brown University officially broke ground on the new health sciences building on Aug. 17. When […]


Refugee crisis

What’s being done, what needs to be done The news has been covered with tragic and disturbing images of a boy washed up on the shore of Syria. We cannot ignore the serious issue that European migrants are suffering. It is clear through the heartache, tragedy and increasing number of […]


Guatemalan protests force president’s arrest

Guatemala’s public protests achieved their desired goal on Sept. 1., when the Guatemalan congress lifted President Otto Perez Molina’s immunity against charges of corruption. This 132-0 unanimous vote marks the first time a Guatemalan president has lost immunity. On April 16, the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), a […]