Month: February 2017

Honor black history
Editorial

Honor black history

President Donald Trump didn’t seem to know who Frederick Douglass was when he mentioned the slave-turned-abolitionist and suffrage campaigner at a Black History Month event on Feb. 1. “Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is getting recognized more and more, I notice,” Trump […]

Lifestyles

Budgeting studies abroad

Whether a student wants to visit ancient ruins in Italy or climb up grassy knolls in Ireland, John Brown University’s International Department can set students up with exciting study abroad opportunities. Many college students have international travel destinations in mind — places relevant to their field of study, or simply […]

Lifestyles

“Is He Dead?” dresses to impress

The upcoming student production of Mark Twain’s “Is He Dead?” is predicted to have the audience dying – of laughter. Frankie Davidson, sophomore English major who plays Papa Leroux, has acted in five John Brown University productions and expressed excitement about working with this cast. “There is a huge collection […]

Lifestyles

#Twitterpated over @POTUS shift

On the day of the inauguration, the presidency itself wasn’t the only changeover between Former President Barack Obama and now-President Donald Trump. Along with executive powers over the United States, the @POTUS Twitter handle was given to President Donald Trump. Former President Barack Obama’s account and all of his tweets […]

Start a resolution revolution
Lifestyles

Start a resolution revolution

At the start of the new year, students often have a heightened desire to make themselves better. But with the new year in full swing, resolutions are put to the test. As January comes to an end, so do many New Year’s resolutions. Senior Marco Cardona, who works at the […]

Sports

A lesson in tennis fan etiquette

Raising a racket is culturally considered impolite in most settings. For students at John Brown University, however, this practice became a customary tribute to spring many years ago. Tennis season is here for the athletes of John Brown University, with the men’s and women’s teams both playing their first match […]

Basketball seniors look forward
Sports

Basketball seniors look forward

With a season that spans six months, the John Brown University basketball team has the longest season of any sport at JBU. As the conference tournament draws near, both the men’s and women’s teams hold high conference rankings. The men’s team is 13-8 and jockeying for a playoff position in […]

Sneak peek into tennis
Sports

Sneak peek into tennis

After vigorous training and anticipation, tennis season is finally here. The team of nine women and nine men are ready to begin the season. Tennis season will officially start on Feb. 17 as the Golden Eagles play their first match against Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas. “The main focus going […]

Opinion

Surrender an unknown future to God

Learning to surrender my trust to the Lord is the hardest thing I have ever had to do. I have always enjoyed having a step by step plan, a daily planner to keep track of my tasks and a predictable future. Coming to college changed me. When I was a […]

Opinion

Local artists need your support

If you’re like me, sometimes walking by the guy playing guitar on a street can cause you to pick up the pace a little bit. Even if he’s well-dressed and sounds good, we sometimes have an aversion to listening to this guy because it seems like a hassle to appreciate […]