Archive for March, 2017

A lesson in supporting soccer
Sports

A lesson in supporting soccer

Last season, the John Brown University women’s soccer team went undefeated in the conference season and went on to nationals. The men’s soccer team placed second and got a bid to go to nationals. Through it all, loyal fans cheered them on to do their best. “Half the battle is […]

Oakley kicked out of Knicks game
Sports

Oakley kicked out of Knicks game

Charles Oakley, former New York Knicks player, was banned from The Madison Square Garden after a physical confrontation. While attending a Knicks game, Oakley reportedly verbally harassed the owner James Dolan. The verbal confrontation quickly escalated when security guards asked Oakley to leave the game. Before leaving, Oakley pushed three […]

Sports

‘I Want you to Cheer!’

I step out onto the court with the cheer team to the silence of the crowd. “One, two, three!” The cheerleaders clap. “Blue, gold, and white, the eagles, are here to fight. We’re strong and we’re mighty, ready to attack, we’ll rise to the top, the Golden, Eagles, can’t, be, […]

Sports

Patriots will not visit Trump

After winning their fifth Super Bowl, the Patriots once again made the news. This time because Donald Trump controversy split the team. The Patriots were nicknamed “Team Trump” on social media after quarterback Tom Brady and the team owner Robert Kraft discussed their personal friendships with President Donald Trump before […]

Lifestyles

Calligraphy class inspires creativity

In a new upcoming event, students and lovers of words have the opportunity to learn or hone their skills in the art of calligraphy. Tracy Balzer, director of Christian formation, is offering an immersive, two-hour session on classic calligraphy to interested students and Siloam Springs community members alike. Pupils will […]

Lifestyles

The next hipster dons 80’s apparel

Hipsters brought new cultural values to the younger generations in America. The trend, commonly associated with lattes and flannels, has much deeper roots that continue to shape future fashion and social trends. “The hipster movement started to form during the computer enhancement age of the early 2000s when society focused […]

Lifestyles

Memes merit cultural recognition

In pop-culture, the meme emphasizes the new cyber status of inside jokes and the shift of societal norms. A picture is no longer worth a thousand words. Now it is only worth four to six. With constant technology updates and pop-culture changes occurring each week, it is no wonder that […]

Lifestyles

Begone, costly spring breaks

Mid-way through the semester, students are broken down, sleep deprived and in a constant state of stress as they look toward the light at the end of the tunnel: spring break. “I can’t wait to go to the beach and relax, playing some Kenney Chesney while the wind flows through […]

Editorial

Take care of our youth

According to the Sentencing Project, the United States is the world’s leader in incarceration with 2.2 million people currently in prison or jail. Prison overcrowding is a significant problem, and results in youth being assigned to adult prisons and jails to serve their sentences. North Carolina, Connecticut and New York […]

Editorial

Look for the hidden truth

Last year, after Donald Trump’s presidency was announced, Shia LaBeouf established an art project called “He Will Not Divide Us.” LaBeouf set up a camera for bystanders to voice their arguments for unity. LaBeouf’s actions speak for him, and his actions speak louder. Whatever side LaBeouf’s actions spoke for, it […]