As a child, you likely looked eagerly outside at the first flake of snow. Though you were excited about playing outside the next day, you also wondered about something more exciting: is tomorrow a snow day?
Ever since the chapel service when Rod Reed addressed the Yik-Yak discussions, I’ve been asking myself the question, “How well does our campus body — faculty, staff and students — understand the Walton program and our Walton scholars?” Since this column is meant primarily to give the Threefold Ad
When I was researching colleges to attend, John Brown University initially caught my eye because of its many study abroad options, especially the semester in Ireland opportunity. At the time, I wasn’t entirely sure what I wanted to study, but I knew I wanted to travel.
Everyone knows what it feels like to be overwhelmed with life. Too many commitments leave us exhausted. All we want to do after a busy week of classes, meetings, emails and assignments is relax in bed with Netflix or spend a day at the Buffalo River.
As humans, comparison is an issue with which we constantly struggle. We compare our intelligence, our grades, our possessions, our social standing and our outward appearance. This problem often starts when we are young and follows us throughout our lifetime.
As Christians, we emphasize the importance of knowing our identity in Christ. Our personal identity also builds on other things, such as moral values, interests, experiences, etc. Our identity is personal; it is how we choose to view ourselves.