Archive for February, 2016

Men’s rugby fundraises for mission trip
Sports

Men’s rugby fundraises for mission trip

The men’s rugby club will be traveling to Belfast, Northern Ireland for a mission trip in coordination with Salt Factory, a ministry organization. The club will minister to children through sports and have the opportunity to play other rugby teams during their time in Ireland. Alejandro Ruales, third-year fly half […]

Church of England accused of ‘trolling’ atheist
News

Church of England accused of ‘trolling’ atheist

A new battle started on Twitter after The Church of England tweeted to Richard Dawkins they would pray for him and his family. Dawkins, a 74-year-old evolutionary biologist and famous atheist, is a popular advocate of evolution and atheism. He suffered a minor stroke in the UK and was forced […]

University plans new disc golf course
Sports

University plans new disc golf course

A new disc golf course will be constructed at John Brown University. Disc golf “provides upper and lower body conditioning, aerobic exercise and promotes a combination of physical and mental abilities that allow very little risk of physical injury,” according to the Professional Disc Golf Association. “It is the first […]

Coaches exercise creativity in recruitment
Sports

Coaches exercise creativity in recruitment

There are many ways that an athlete can play for John Brown University. The methods the University’s sports programs use to recruit their players are “as varied as there are coaches,” Ken Carver, volleyball coach, said. Golden Eagles coaches employ a wide variety of methods to bring talent to their […]

Steps to combat depression
Opinion

Steps to combat depression

One reader asks, “I am in my mid-fifties and for the past several years I have found myself struggling with increased feelings of discouragement, lack of motivation and a decrease of energy. A friend suggested that I might be depressed but not to worry about it since it is normal […]

Accident paves way to future career
Lifestyles

Accident paves way to future career

Hannah Meyers, senior biology major, discovered her future career path after a freak accident left her dependent on others for more than a month during her freshman year at Colorado State University. April 10, 2014 was an ordinary day. Meyers went to ballet classes and had a normal rehearsal. At […]

Safety vs. Security
Editorial

Safety vs. Security

Apple rejects order to unlock terrorist’s phone Before dying in a shootout with police, Syed Farook and his wife killed 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif. in December. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating the terror attack, but cannot access the information on Farook’s iPhone due to encryption. A […]

Success results from hard work and talent
Opinion

Success results from hard work and talent

According to Psychology Today, a study found that girls were more likely than boys to give up when something became too difficult. It claimed that the reason for this is because girls are taught that success is driven by innate intelligence and talent as opposed to hard work. The study […]

Forces agree to ceasefire in Syria
News

Forces agree to ceasefire in Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad announced on Tuesday that he will accept an agreement of ceasefire in Syria made between Russia and the U.S. on Monday. Concerns remain as two of the most extremist forces, the Islamic State and al-Nusra font, are not a part of the deal. Dalia Gonzalez, senior […]

‘I hope Trump is Christian’
Opinion

‘I hope Trump is Christian’

A few weeks ago in an address to Liberty University, Donald Trump claimed to be a Presbyterian. A couple of feelings emerged, such as skepticism, repulsion and hilarity. These are very natural feelings when you hear that Trump might be a Calvinist. The whole Christian world seems rather upset at […]