Archive for November, 2015

Mizzou gives hope
Opinion

Mizzou gives hope

Wow, the scenery at University of Missouri is beautiful! Their buildings reach to the sky with traditional red brick lining the sides of massive walls. The beauty of this place is antique, vintage or something from an earlier America. They have a late 17th century cathedral anchored between two of […]

Promote healthy and diverse body images
Opinion

Promote healthy and diverse body images

“It’s pretty clear I ain’t a size two” is a lyric from the song All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor. In today’s society, the size and look of a women’s body is a popular topic. There are people that post pictures on social media that say stuff like “men […]

Focus on world issues not cup design
Opinion

Focus on world issues not cup design

Oh no. Oh no, no, no, no, no. Why? Why does this matter? Why do Christians care about the graphic design choices of a coffee corporation? Why is this the battle that we want to fight? Oh good heavens, it doesn’t matter! This controversy isn’t even a controversy: it’s an […]

Cup debate sparks conversation
News

Cup debate sparks conversation

Starbucks new minimalistic cup design for the winter season stirred conversation among the public because of its lack of seasonal symbols, especially in the Christian community. “It’s childish to be offended by a coffee cup that is going to the trash anyway,” Mari Arguello, senior graphic and web design major, […]

Swift Thrift fights violence
News

Swift Thrift fights violence

Enactus is partnering with the Northwest Arkansas Women’s Shelter to empower women, men and families who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Tomorrow Enactus students are bringing an event called Swift Thrift to campus to support the shelter. Swift Thrift will include a mobile thrift store, popcorn and […]

Stop criticizing the pain of others: Mourn tragedy, mourn Paris
Opinion

Stop criticizing the pain of others: Mourn tragedy, mourn Paris

Forgive my lack of tact in my emotional ramblings, but here it goes. I will attempt to set aside my personal feelings for Paris and the part of my family that lives there so that I can go about this rant with a full heart but a clear mind. Immediately […]

Students raise money for Syrian crisis
News

Students raise money for Syrian crisis

The recent response on campus to the Syrian refugee crisis has inspired increased activism through fundraising and the possibility of a spring trip to help refugees in the United States. Two events helped to increase awareness for the crisis: Stories from Syria, which gave an overview of the crisis, and […]

Missouri community encourages peace
News

Missouri community encourages peace

COLUMBIA, MO. – Under cloudy skies and a brisk wind, community members, faculty and students participated in a Peace Walk to show their support for the students at the University of Missouri. In Peace Park, on the edge of Mizzou’s campus, about 300 walkers gathered in support on Sunday, Nov. […]

Women’s rugby plays first home match
Sports

Women’s rugby plays first home match

The women’s rugby club will finally be able to show the student body what they’re all about. This Saturday at 3 p.m., John Brown University’s women’s rugby club will take to the pitch and square off against the University of Arkansas in their first-ever home match. The club is eager […]

Golden Eagles compete in playoffs
Sports

Golden Eagles compete in playoffs

Men’s Soccer The men’s soccer team was eliminated from postseason play on Monday when Southwestern Christian University triumphed over them by a score of 2-1 in the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) semifinals. Midfielder Kelvin Omondi scored in the first half of regulation, but SWCU managed to tie the game at […]