Month: November 2016

College students often targeted by scammers
News

College students often targeted by scammers

Maggie Passino, a college freshman at Virginia Tech University, lost over a thousand dollars near the beginning of this semester. She received several supposedly urgent phone calls from a man who claimed to be an employee at the IRS, telling her that she owed back taxes and school taxes to […]

More Americans choose to vote third party
News

More Americans choose to vote third party

In comparison to the 2008 and 2012 elections, many Americans consider voting third party a viable option, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. Frustration with the two major party nominees has left many wondering if a third party vote is a valid option. “If someone is moved by their […]

Wells Fargo CEO resigns due to scandal
News

Wells Fargo CEO resigns due to scandal

The CEO of Wells Fargo, John Stumpf, recently announced his resignation in the midst of company fraud. Stumpf has also resigned from his position on the Target and Chevron board. Earlier this year, it was discovered that employees had opened credit and bank accounts for their clients that had not […]

End racism, continue conversations
Opinion

End racism, continue conversations

Colin Kaepernick played his first game of the season Sunday, October 16, but not everyone was pleased to see him out on the field again. Cans were thrown at him. T-shirts were made and sold depicting a target on his chest. By now, everyone is aware of his peaceful protest […]

Statue of KKK member to remain
News

Statue of KKK member to remain

The Memphis City Council recently moved to relocate a statue of Nathan Bedford Forrest in Health Sciences Park in Memphis, Tennessee. Forrest was a Confederate general and the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan. The Tennessee Historical Commission has rejected this movement.      The city was required to […]

Editorial

VA corruption appalling

    Reformation relies on election results In the last few years, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been under scrutiny for several serious scandals. Stories of the VA’s incompetence and preventable failures have been strewn across headlines for the past few months, especially because future changes to the VA […]

Have faith that God is always moving
Opinion

Have faith that God is always moving

Over fall break eight John Brown University students, a faculty member and I took a trip to Chicago, Illinois to learn about issues of race and poverty within the city and our nation. We went on a trip hosted by Sunshine Ministries, located in Woodlawn, Chicago, a neighborhood in the […]