Month: November 2016

Midnight Musings: music of a thousand keyboards
News

Midnight Musings: music of a thousand keyboards

News broke this week as it was discovered that popular content site The Odyssey has been forcing its writers to write their articles in group “writeshops.” Jonathan Beersmac, a former English major at the University of Boston, spoke out against the site, claiming he had recently broken out from an […]

Where and how to vote on Election Day
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Where and how to vote on Election Day

If you haven’t made plans to vote, you still got time. Early voting in Arkansas began October 24 and will go on until the November 7, with the official election day on the November 8.  There are various places to vote only a few miles from campus. Three of the […]

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Vincent Bacote: healing the American wound

Vincent Bacote, assistant professor of theology at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois visited John Brown University on October 20. This was Bacote’s third time at JBU, and this time Bacote spoke on the Christian’s involvement in the upcoming elections and what the Christian’s role should be in the political sphere. […]

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Colombian students doubt peace accords

Columbian president Juan Manuel Santos signed a peace accord before the public had a chance to vote to end the war with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or the FARC (acronym in Spanish), and received a Nobel prize for ending the war. Santos held the signing ceremony before the […]

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What China really means to the United States

As the United States moves into the global economy, many Americans place China as an economic threat to the country. Aminta Arrington, assistant professor of intercultural studies at John Brown University, says otherwise. Because good relations don’t come easily to the two countries, Arrington says it’s a necessary struggle they […]

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Matthew leaves devastation in Caribbean

Hurricane Matthew powered its way through the Caribbean, leaving a mass of destruction in its wake. In Haiti alone, which was hit hardest by the storm, 280 people died in the category 4 hurricane, according to Haitian Interior Minister Francois Anick Joseph. The remainder of people died in the Dominican […]

Trip Alters Perspective
Opinion

Trip Alters Perspective

Growing up in Brazil, I experienced many of the negative aspects of short-term mission trips, certain events and attitudes only witnessed by those on the receiving end. I watched as mission teams impacted the lives of orphans in my home city. The teams taught the orphans to open their hearts […]

Vote on key policies
Opinion

Vote on key policies

The leaves are changing colors, the weather is getting cooler and politics are getting heated. Election season is in full swing and the political pool is boiling with some controversial candidates. As you mull over who may take the title of commander in chief, think about the following considerations: In […]