Month: November 2016

Depression hinders students’ performance
News

Depression hinders students’ performance

Many college students in America deal with depression on a daily basis, with its presence proving to be near debilitating. Mental health concerns are nothing new or surprising to college students. With the sudden stress, added responsibility and complicated social dynamics, many college students feel pressured and overwhelmed within the […]

First CoverBoy and beauty industry re-defined
Lifestyles

First CoverBoy and beauty industry re-defined

CoverGirl, an American cosmetics and beauty brand, is known for having celebrities such as Sophia Vergara, Katy Perry and Pink feature as its models.      For the first time ever, on October 11, the beauty company announced its first CoverBoy, James Charles, a 17 year-old makeup artist.      […]

Editorial

Hold media accountable

Bush’s lewd comments unacceptable Television host Billy Bush was suspended from his job at NBC on October 9 for lewd comments he made in 2005 that recently surfaced with Trump’s presidential campaign. These comments were made prior to an access Hollywood interview with Donald Trump and have recently surfaced wih […]

Athlete’s faith and skill built by gap year
Sports

Athlete’s faith and skill built by gap year

You wouldn’t think it by looking at him, but Brenton Quintez Toussaint is a country boy at heart. Growing up in Natchitoches, Louisianna, a town of 18,000, Toussaint said “all we really do is go hunting, play basketball, ride fo’ wheelers, dirt bikes… and you know live the country life.” […]

Women’s leadership roles evolve within the Church
News

Women’s leadership roles evolve within the Church

The U.S. has doubled its number over the past ten years, according to the Barna Pastor Poll. Denominations like Roman Catholics, Southern Baptist and the Orthodox Church in America do not allow women to lead a congregation. Melissa Michael, professor of math education in John Brown University explained that throughout […]

App supports local food pantry
News

App supports local food pantry

The idea of Yellow Crate started in Europe. Alex Paniagua, junior international business major, went into a coffee shop in Italy, where customers can buy two coffee cups, one for themselves and one for another person who cannot afford to pay for it. The experience in the coffee shop made Paniagua […]

News

University discusses national assault problem

Sexual Assault Awareness Week was hosted last week at John Brown University. During the week a documentary was shown on campus reporting. It showed many schools are currently under investigation over how they have handled assault cases. JBU has clearly communicated that they take this problem seriously. According to John […]

Meet the rookies of undefeated soccer team
Sports

Meet the rookies of undefeated soccer team

The John Brown University men’s soccer team is undefeated this year, winning 11 of their first 13 games and tying two. The team continues to be ranked as one of the best in their conference. They owe a portion of their success to the eight new players joining the team […]

Player heads relaunch of FCA
Sports

Player heads relaunch of FCA

Brittany Ayers, sophomore volleyball player at John Brown University, is working to establish a Fellowship of Christian Athletes club at JBU this year. “FCA at JBU will provide an environment where student athletes are easily able to recognize not only their athletic potential, but their spiritual potential,” Ayers said. “My […]

Honors Council hosts annual venue event
News

Honors Council hosts annual venue event

The Honors Council is preparing a “Stranger Things” themed event for this year’s Venue. Coordinating described the event as a journey to the shadowy and gloomy Upside Down and in a frantic manhunt for Will Byers.    “As The Honors Council, we want to create a night that we are […]