Archive for April, 2016

Dream big, but dream with prudence
Opinion

Dream big, but dream with prudence

I’m a dreamer. I love to think and talk and plan about tomorrow–and nothing excites me more than imagining big, audacious possibilities. I graduate from JBU in less than two weeks. As my college years come to a close, I’ve been remembering all the big dreams about tomorrow that I’ve […]

Express your faith through service and words
Opinion

Express your faith through service and words

St. Francis of Assisi reportedly once said, “Preach the Gospel at all times. Use words if necessary.” This line has always been very profound to me. I have never been the person who speaks up often, so this line always made me happy. I could preach the gospel without using […]

Sports

Senior athletes share post-graduation plans

“I’m planning to get my master’s degree in electrical engineering at the University of Arkansas. I won’t be playing volleyball professionally, but hopefully I’ll be able to play for fun. Hopefully I can get a job as an engineer afterward.” -Audrey Dearien, engineering major, volleyball “Since I am an international […]

Five tips for a healthy summer
Lifestyles

Five tips for a healthy summer

Sun teas Set out a clear glass jar with a couple bags of black tea and let it steep in the sun. Black tea can reduce the risk of heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s and is full of diseasefighting catechins, stated WebMD. Pour your sun tea over ice and enjoy a […]

Fashion trends to avoid forever
Lifestyles

Fashion trends to avoid forever

1. Windbreakers “Retro” 90s fashion might be cool in today’s trends, but this jumpsuit has a weird texture, awkward color and scrunched ankles, which makes it hard to find good shoes to go with it. 2. Zebra Print Leave the zebras on the safari. Zebra print does not belong on […]

Nursing building progresses ahead of schedule
News

Nursing building progresses ahead of schedule

The construction of the nursing building, one of the most anticipated projects on John Brown University’s campus, is ahead of schedule, according to Steve Brankle, director of facilities. Brankle said the inside of the building is progressing faster than anticipated and the outside is scheduled to be completed by the […]

Student documentary shares crisis in Flint
News

Student documentary shares crisis in Flint

Six students from John Brown University who traveled to Flint, Mich. in March to report on the water crisis created a documentary and held a public screening of the footage in a Multicultural Organization of Students Active In Christ (MOSAIC) meeting last week. The documentary featured interviews with Flint residents, […]

Athletes receive honors at sports banquet
Sports

Athletes receive honors at sports banquet

Simmons Great Hall was packed with athletes on the evening of April 13, which hosted John Brown University’s annual All-Sports Athletics Banquet. Here are the award recipients of this year’s banquet. Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year: Douglas Oliveira, men’s soccer Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year: Audrey Dearien, volleyball […]

Lifestyles

JBU YouTubers share tips for fame

Growing up in a generation with high media exposure, many have the desire to be Instagram, Twitter or YouTube famous. We’ve heard success stories from famous YouTube stars such as Colleen Evans Ballinger with her YouTube persona Miranda Sings, Julian Smith (I made this for you!) and most recently Lilly […]

Rugby practices to prevent concussions
Sports

Rugby practices to prevent concussions

Rugby, being a collision sport, requires rugby players to take many measures to prevent concussions. Rugby involves tasks such as diving for the loose ball and tackling members of the opposite team. These  activities, which are done without helmets or pads, are rehearsed tirelessly in practice for the sake of […]