Month: November 2015

Veterans celebrated on campus
News

Veterans celebrated on campus

A green light illuminated the brick of the campus clock tower Wednesday in recognition of Verteran’s Day. The Eagle Society, a club designed to support and serve the John Brown University’s military community, partnered with the University’s facility services to shine green lights as a part of Walmart’s campaign to “greenlight a vet.” Students and cafeteria staff pitched in to honor veterans by writing cards and […]

Students taste poverty at hunger banquet
News

Students taste poverty at hunger banquet

About 50 percent of the world’s population lives on less than $1,032 a year. Students at the Oxfam Hunger Banquet were given a taste of this and other socio-economic levels. Students were divided into groups representing the world’s three major socio-economic groups and ate meals accordingly. They drew cards that […]

Selah offers silent worship
Lifestyles

Selah offers silent worship

John Brown University’s “Christ over all” motto serves as a reminder to “guide students to be the people God has created them to be.” Vespers and Selah are two opportunities made available by and for the University’s community to worship and seek God outside of the 21 per semester mandatory chapel services. Selah is a new way to preserve the cathedral as a place of silence […]

The JBU bubble does not exist
Opinion

The JBU bubble does not exist

In my senior year of high school, one of my classmates invited an atheist friend to speak at a junior Bible class. Though we were a private Christian high school, this was not a strange happening; our teacher was one of intelligence and encouraged us to know other worldviews so that we could better defend our faith. On the day […]

Major combines sport and service
Sports

Major combines sport and service

Outdoor Leadership Ministries at John Brown University aims to fuse recreational activities with Christian ministry. The major is taught at the University with the goal of equipping students for any path they choose to take in the outdoor industry. “A lot of people think that outdoor leadership ministries is majoring […]

Paul Ryan has served as a U.S. representative government for
Wisconsin since 1999 and previously was the chairman of the
House Budget Commitee from 2011 till now.
News

Paul Ryan faces challenges as new Speaker

Republican, Paul Ryan, is not only the new Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, but also a vocal supporter of bipartisan legislation. Criticisms of Ryan’s new position have poured in despite holding the job for less than a month. Republicans say he is not conservative enough because he is […]

Panda expresses expansion plan in Arkansas
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Panda expresses expansion plan in Arkansas

Ten Panda Expresses will be built within the year in Arkansas. This is the expansion plan for the chain restaurant said Pamela Trajano, the manager of the new Panda Express in Siloam Springs. “We have 18,000 stores nationwide and we are planning to go overseas. We saw that Siloam was getting bigger and it’s a great community,” Trajano said. On Oct. 20 the restaurant made […]

Holocaust tour planned for summer
News

Holocaust tour planned for summer

As the number of Holocaust survivors continues to shrink, opportunities for hearing the horrors of the Holocaust are disappearing. John Brown University is sending students on its first-ever Holocaust Remembrance tour across Europe. Kevin Simpson, professor of psychology, said it is important for students to go now and learn from […]

Company weaves together dreams
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Company weaves together dreams

One Loom started with one Guatemalan artisan and turned into a Northwest Arkansas company that weaves together textile, opportunity and relationships. One Loom provides versatile accessories and apparel at a moderate price point, with styles that can be worn a multitude of ways, Angela Story, founder and designer, said. The startup began with a woman named Lesvia, a “master loomer” from Guatemala who weaves beautiful fabric on a back strap […]