Month: March 2016

Opinion

Letter from the Editor

Response to ‘Letter to the Editor’ from Issue 18 It is a common practice to interview sources for their opinions on a topic in the news. This is what we call a “man on the street” style story, in which reporters interview random people for their opinions. In the article […]

Soccer teams condition for regular season
Opinion

Soccer teams condition for regular season

The beginning of spring is approaching, which means the John Brown University’s soccer teams are training to get into mid-season form. Although the soccer season does not begin until fall, the men’s and women’s soccer teams are training as if they were preparing for a regular season match. Members of […]

Trump supporters ask for civility
News

Trump supporters ask for civility

Donald Trump supporters celebrated as the Republican presidential candidate won the state of Arkansas in the primaries earlier this month. Trump is leading presidential candidate for the Republican Party, especially now that Marco Rubio has dropped out of the race. Trump has come under heavy fire from moderates, the left […]

Don’t let fear rule your life
Opinion

Don’t let fear rule your life

We talk about fear of snakes and fear of heights, but why doesn’t anyone ever talk about the personal fear of failure? What about the fear of disappointing friends or family? How about the fear of people who look, speak, act, believe differently than us? I would like to present […]

Tennis seeks redemption at Hendrix
Sports

Tennis seeks redemption at Hendrix

Today’s matches against the Hendrix College Warriors could serve as redemption for John Brown University’s tennis teams. The Golden Eagles’ 2016 season opened with both the men’s and women’s teams competing against Hendrix in Conway, Ark. Both teams lost by a score of 7-2. Today, the Golden Eagles are returning […]

Star quarterback ends career with honor
Sports

Star quarterback ends career with honor

Longtime National Football League superstar Peyton Manning announced his retirement from professional football on March 7. His formal retirement will take place on April 5, 2016. The NFL quarterback has played professionally for a total of 18 seasons with the Indianapolis Colts and then with the Denver Broncos. His last […]

The challenge of returning from abroad
Opinion

The challenge of returning from abroad

For many students, the spring semester feels like it will never, ever end. With one meager break to split up not only the battery of tests, essays, readings and events, but also the semester of allergies, mud and Valentine’s Day can be exhausting. But for a certain group of students, […]

Lewis conference questions morality
News

Lewis conference questions morality

This year’s 17th annual C.S. Lewis and Inklings Society conference plans to address the question of the sources for morality. John Brown University will be hosting the conference from March 31 to April 2. Devin Brown, professor of English at Asbury University, and Charlie Star, English and film professor at […]

News

Voters question the importance of their ballot

The majority of people in the U.S. are unsure of whether their vote matters saying that, “Voting by people like me doesn’t really affect how the government runs things,” according to a study published by Pew Research Center this month. The article also said that, “Those not learning about the […]

Study advises allergen exposure
News

Study advises allergen exposure

A new study found that feeding babies allergenic foods can reduce the chance of developing a food allergy later in life. The study is a follow-up of research conducted in 2015 by the New England Journal of Medicine. It suggests that early introduction of peanuts or other allergenic foods into […]