Month: December 2016

World

Students respond to Trump administration

  Numerous riots and anti-Trump protests broke out in cities across the nation after the election. Many feel Donald Trump is not fit to be President.  At John Brown University, students shared these sentiments, but the consensus was hardly uniform. Cristopher Proveda, a junior business major from Nicaragua, said that […]

Editorial

America after Trump

  Speak against fear   The United States of America has elected a reality television star as its leader. The racist sentiments of the alt-right have smoldered since Donald Trump uttered the words “build a wall,” and have now spilled over into the American public. There have been reports of […]

The importance of silence and solitude
Opinion

The importance of silence and solitude

  “By the end of this semester you will spend two hours in silence and solitude for this class.” These were the first words I heard from my professor, Dr. Lanker, in my Discipleship and Evangelism class. One of the main themes of the class is to sit alone in […]

Feminists combat social inequality
Opinion

Feminists combat social inequality

  Let’s talk about the F-word. I am a proud feminist and over the years I have heard multiple misconceptions about what this term means. Feminism is not about women violently taking control of the world and ruling over men. Feminists seek social equality of the sexes, and I believe […]

Editorial

Dakota Pipeline Protests

Discord runs deeper than disagreement In the latest in a series of violent encounters regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline, law enforcement officers and nearly 400 protestors clashed on Sunday, Nov. 20. Demonstrators set fires, and officers fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water at the crowds on a night where […]

The World’s Position on Climate Change
World

The World’s Position on Climate Change

                Ice caps are melting, sea levels are rising and the world’s governments are coming together to talk about what can be done about it.   Jane Beers, assistant biology professor at John Brown University, said that 97 % of professional climate scientists […]

Therapy helped me heal
Opinion

Therapy helped me heal

  It’s okay to go to therapy. Counseling doesn’t make you weird. In fact, it’s one of the most emotionally healthy and beneficial things you can do for yourself. About a year ago, I realized I struggled with anxiety and depression, but I refused to admit that it was a […]

Opinion

God has blessed me with a great calling

Finding my passion has been one of the most frustrating and rewarding experiences I have ever had in my life as a Christian. I wouldn’t call it a passion. It’s a calling from God, followed by an awareness of the qualities he has blessed me with. I know he has […]