Month: October 2015

News

Mexico survives hit, 6 casualities total

Hurricane Patricia made landfall in the Mexican Pacific coast on Friday night, Oct. 23, primarily affecting the state of Jalisco. Despite being the strongest landfilling Pacific hurricane on record, it left comparatively little damage. Patricia was a category five hurricane, which is the strongest category in the Saffir– Simpson Hurricane Wind […]

News

Students network for future employment

Today the Career Development Center will be hosting a networking and speed-interviewing event in Simmons Great Hall A and C from 6 to 7:30 p.m. This is the Center’s first year to offer the event, and registered students will get the opportunity to attend. Students were given the opportunity to […]

International factions perpetuate Syrian Civil War
News

International factions perpetuate Syrian Civil War

With so many nations involved in the Syrian Civil War, many have been left wondering who is fighting who in Syria. Without counting international input, there are three main forces fighting within Syria: Bashar Al-Assad, rebel groups and ISIS. The Civil War began during the 2011 Arab Spring when peaceful […]

In his time at John Brown University, Dye has spent nine semesters playing Rugby, four of which
have been spent as club captain.
Sports

Rugby captain leads on and off the pitch

Chris Dye is a leader, captain, and above all, a friend. Dye recently shared his story at the Gathering, and despite his talents, he too always has a need for God. “We’re called to surrender to the Lord every day, and by doing this, we acknowledge the desire to know God […]

Acclaimed tradition brings University fame
Sports

Acclaimed tradition brings University fame

How does a basketball game at a Christian college of just over 1,300 undergrad students make it onto national news? Toilet paper. The first home game of the John Brown University Golden Eagles’ men’s basketball season will be played this Saturday, which means the crowd will look to continue its […]

News

Renowned harpsichordist comes to University

Harpsichordist, John Paul, will be performing a recital today at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Recital Hall. Paul will be playing music from Handel, Dowland, Haydn, Scarlatti and Rameau. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for non-JBU students and free for JBU students with a student ID. Every four to five […]

Joe Price, sophomore engineering student, was awarded a scholarship of $2,000, which can be renewed for a total of $7,000.
News

Engineer awarded prestigious scholarship

Joe Price, sophomore electrical engineering student, received a scholarship from the Institute of the Electrical and Electronics Engineers Power and Energy Society. The organization provides electrical engineering students the opportunity to receive a scholarship for up to three years of financial support. The scholarship gives students a total of $7,000 and […]

Prisoners freed in largest one-time release
News

Prisoners freed in largest one-time release

In two days, 6,000 inmates will be released from federal prisons. The U.S. Sentencing Commission is conducting a penal system reform by reducing sentencing for non-violent drug offenders. Prison reform is one of many hot button issues in the United States that all political parties can agree needs to be […]

Editorial

Afghan hospital bombing

Allow for independent investigation Earlier this month the United States military mistakenly attacked a hospital of Doctors Without Boarders employees, according the NBC news. NBC news stated that this occurred when the U.S started offensive measures to take control of a northern Afghan city that is under the control of […]

Editorial

Search for new speaker

House set to vote today Today is the deadline for the U.S. House of Representatives to vote for a new Speaker of the House. The leading candidate is Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., who announced his consideration last week, despite openly admitting he does not want the position. Former Speaker of the […]