News broke this week as it was discovered that popular content site The Odyssey has been forcing its writers to write their articles in group “writeshops.” Jonathan Beersmac, a former English major at the University of Boston, spoke out against the site, claiming he had recently broken out from an […]
If you haven’t made plans to vote, you still got time. Early voting in Arkansas began October 24 and will go on until the November 7, with the official election day on the November 8. There are various places to vote only a few miles from campus. Three of the […]Read more...
The tantalizing aroma of fresh brewed coffee pulls customers into Pour Jons Coffee and Vinyl Shop, and the smiling faces inside encourage them to stay. Chris and Emily Moore, husband and wife duo and co-owners of the shop, wanted it to be a place for all sorts […]Read more...
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 […]Read more...
Flashes of lighting strike the stage and the actors begin to chuckle. They suddenly burst out into chorus singing “I saw the light.” The ladies are dressed in white long dresses and are holding red handkerchiefs in their hands. The men are suited up in khaki long sleeved shirts and […]Read more...
Growing up in Brazil, I experienced many of the negative aspects of short-term mission trips, certain events and attitudes only witnessed by those on the receiving end. I watched as mission teams impacted the lives of orphans in my home city. The teams taught the orphans to open their hearts […]
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.” […]
Vincent Bacote, assistant professor of theology at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois visited John Brown University on October 20. This was Bacote’s third time at JBU, and this time Bacote spoke on the Christian’s involvement in the upcoming elections and what the Christian’s role should be in the political sphere. […]
Columbian president Juan Manuel Santos signed a peace accord before the public had a chance to vote to end the war with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or the FARC (acronym in Spanish), and received a Nobel prize for ending the war. Santos held the signing ceremony before the […]
Hurricane Matthew powered its way through the Caribbean, leaving a mass of destruction in its wake. In Haiti alone, which was hit hardest by the storm, 280 people died in the category 4 hurricane, according to Haitian Interior Minister Francois Anick Joseph. The remainder of people died in the Dominican […]
This time of year, everyone is trying to give advice to freshmen, and honestly, it can be a little overwhelming. But here’s a little secret for my freshmen friends: the rest of us don’t have it all figured out either. In fact, the truth is you’re a lot better at […]
The leaves are changing colors, the weather is getting cooler and politics are getting heated. Election season is in full swing and the political pool is boiling with some controversial candidates. As you mull over who may take the title of commander in chief, think about the following considerations: In […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]