Month: March 2016

Students aid community in Flint
News

Students aid community in Flint

In the wake of the continuing contaminated water crisis in Flint, Mich., six students traveled from John Brown University to provide support and document the stories of the people. After attending a lecture at the new Open Road exhibit at Crystal Bridges Museum in Bentonville, photographers Ashlyn Bockstanz and Grace […]

Poverty simulation returns to educate
News

Poverty simulation returns to educate

Students and community members will have the opportunity to consider the real-life situations that people in poverty struggle with on a day-to-day basis on the Tuesday after spring break. John Brown University is partnering with United Way of Northwest Arkansas to host a poverty simulation in Simmons Great Hall on […]

Fight screen addiction
Opinion

Fight screen addiction

Question: I’m reading more and more about the potentially negative impact of digital devices and the amount of “screen time” on today’s children. Is this a real problem and, if so, what can we as parents do to constructively deal with it? Many of you who took an Intro to […]

Spring cleaning: Donation directory
Lifestyles

Spring cleaning: Donation directory

Goodwill Founded in 1902 in Boston, Mass., Goodwill has been growing over the years and spreading in other countries such as Canada, Korea, Mexico, Panama, Philippines and the United States, according to the organization’s website. Goodwill receives clothes, electronics, books and furniture. You can find a donation center here in […]

Skaters connect with Siloam Springs
Sports

Skaters connect with Siloam Springs

On a sunny weekend afternoon downtown, the Siloam Springs Skate Park is full of local skateboarders, flying up and down ramps or perfecting their latest tricks. It is not uncommon to spot a John Brown University student or two among the local skaters who are just as passionate about the […]

Choir prepares for Spring Concert
News

Choir prepares for Spring Concert

As the weather warms up, John Brown University’s Cathedral Choir prepares to in the new season on with their annual Spring Concert April 1. The choir has been preparing 15 songs in Latin, German and English since the beginning of the semester. “Mr. Smith lost no time in introducing the […]

Director cultivates community
Lifestyles

Director cultivates community

Andrew Lehr has been the Resident Director of Walker for four years. In that time, he has developed relationships with students and fellow faculty alike. Lehr spent his college years at Taylor University as a biblical literature major. He always felt that he was being called to ministry, but he […]

How to keep your plants alive
Lifestyles

How to keep your plants alive

Water When it comes to watering your plant, you can kill it by over or under watering. View your plants’ instructions to see how often and how much your plant needs. Usually, once a week will suffice for most plants. But, www.ProFlowers.com suggests that you check the moisture by sticking […]

Editorial

End assault

Universities should take responsibility The University of Virginia has absolved itself from responsibility in campus assaults that take place in the Greek housing system, according to an article in the Huffington Post. The article also stated that the University received a letter from the federal government reprimanding it for its […]

News

Number of millennials dating online triples

Online dating has both facilitated and complicated communications for those interested in romantic relationships. “The share of 18-24 year-olds who report having used online dating has nearly tripled in the last two years,” according to a study published last month by Pew Research Center. “15 percent of American adults have […]