Every year athletic teams recruit new players to replace graduating seniors. This fall, however, the John Brown University women’s soccer team will welcome 10 new soccer recruits, an unusually high number of recruits for a single season. One of the new recruits, Maggie Allen, is currently a senior at Columbine […]
College athletes throughout the nation commit to following specific rules and regulations, such as supplement restrictions, immediately after signing on to play for a university. Recently, however, college athletes are being held to a moral standard as well. The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics maintains a specific set of values […]Read more...
Biggest demonstration since fall of communism in 1989 Thousands of Romanian citizens flooded the streets to protest the government’s decree to legalize bribery and fraud in early February. According to USA Today, the decree allowed several politicians to avoid prosecution if the financial damage involved less than $48,000. Josiah Coroama, […]Read more...
Utah recently declared pornography a health crisis and a resolution that deals with the problem at a societal level. South Carolina is considering a similar proposition. The resolution will use “education, prevention, research, law enforcement and policy change at the community and societal level,” according to ABC news. The […]Read more...
Hotel rooms all over the United States are used to exhibit victims of sex trafficking with the intent of selling bodies of men and women for solicited sex. TraffickCam, a new app, is a tool used by investigators to locate hotels where people are trafficked. Online sex advertisements can contain […]Read more...
According to current state and federal laws, university students decide whether to report sexual misdemeanors to their administration or to the police or both. Students don’t have to report if they so choose. Republican Sponsor Representative Earl Ehrhart proposed a bill, HB-51, that will alter universities’ approach to cases of […]
Recently there has been angst among some in this country about the actions taken by the new president of the United States in relation to the pause in receiving refugees from certain high risk countries and the construction of a wall on the United States-Mexico border with Mexico. These actions […]
Computers are everywhere. So is software. Software literacy determines a student’s productivity and creative potential. Students create by writing essays, designing graphics or presentations and composing music or videos. Content comes as files on a computer’s storage drive. However, content can be poorly managed – like having a cluttered desktop […]
Stepping out onto the court during a tense timeout at the men’s game, the cheerleading team leads a crowd-raising chant. The only problem? Only about four people out of the 20 students join in. “JBU, yell it with us! JBU, a little louder!” Clapping students with silent mouths greet the […]
For over a year, senior digital cinema major Connor Reed worked to produce his senior cinema project. After much thought, Reed decided to portray the concept “lost” in his project, entitled “A Story for the Lost.” The cinema project is broken up into three separate short films depicting the common […]
President Trump’s Executive Order 13769, meant to prevent terrorist entry into the United States, halted all Syrian refugee movement for 120 days effective Jan. 27. The executive order affects all refugees currently in the process of entering into the United States through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). Forty lawsuits […]
Many Americans continue to support required vaccines despite possible risks, according to a new study by Pew Research Center. After extensive research, Pew reported that “[Parents] see high preventive health benefits of such vaccines, and low risk of side effects, and they consider the benefits of the vaccine to outweigh […]
Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Trump, recently appeared on Fox and Friends and told the American public to buy Ivanka Trump’s products. Her comments on the president’s daughter’s business pose an ethical concern. Walter M. Shaub Jr., Office of Government Ethics director, recommended an investigation and possible disciplinary action […]
Chad Raith, assistant professor of religion and philosophy, is finishing up the semester at JBU and recently started a new full-time job with Mercy Health. “It’s been a good five years,” Chad Raith said, reflecting on his time at JBU. Mercy Health is a nationwide, faith-based, Catholic, not-for-profit system of […]
A new study conducted by Non-Bias Study Group Inc. shows that 90 percent of people in large cities and liberal arts colleges believe that white trash are less accepting of others, more hateful and close-minded. The study covered a wide range of people, spanning from young white college students all […]