Opinion

Student responds to feminism

April 23, 2015

With the advent of mass participation in media through the internet and social networking, the conversation about feminism (in its “third wave” that is increasingly media-critical, sex-positive and multicultural in character) has broken out of doctrinaire academic and activist circles and is now

Requiring tickets for graduation: The problems and a solution

April 23, 2015

Birth, graduation from high school, graduation from college, marriage and your first real-world job; these are just a few of the huge landmark events in life. On such occasions, we typically want those we love to be with us to celebrate.

Video games offer creativity

April 23, 2015

I am what you’d call a game theorist. Not to be mistaken with the game theory that has to do with math and politics. Those topics fly a hundred miles over my head. What I do is overanalyze games. Technically, I’m a gaming theorist.

Why do we make Jesus look like us?

April 23, 2015

There I was, a one-year-old stranded on a powder blue, crushed velvet couch in my grandmother’s den wearing a puffy, white dress. My mom had left me there while she and my aunts were in the kitchen slaving over a gas stove. The couch I was seated on was surrounded with paintings on every wall.

Thank you and farewell

April 16, 2015

I just want to express the depth of my gratitude and appreciation and to thank everyone whose path has crossed mine at John Brown University in the last few years; for the love, acceptance, support and friendship you have all extended to me so unreservedly and generously!

Feeling like an outsider in church

April 16, 2015

I used to go to a little Christian school. Now I go to a bigger Christian school.

Letter to the Editor

April 16, 2015

While the data in the recent article on sexual activity at JBU is troubling (“SRA shows sizable increase in sexual activity” http://advocate.jbu.edu/?q=node/1560) things may not be as bad as they appear.

Update room draw system: Current process is stressful, inefficient

April 16, 2015

It happens every spring. The daffodils and dogwoods begin to bloom, students’ calendars fill up with papers and projects and the impending stress of finding a roommate and place to live draws near. The battle over who will get into Walker and out of Mayfield can turn vicious.

JBU should institute dead week: Students need less stress before finals

April 16, 2015

It’s almost that time of year again. Important projects and long essays are beginning to pile up. By the time they’re due, only finals week is left. However, with assignments scheduled this way, students are forced to study for their final exams and to work on big projects simultaneously.

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