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President Pollard hosts first virtual chapel service for annual Q&A

Chip Pollard hosted the first online chapel service live-streamed on YouTube and Zoom, due to coronavirus restrictions on large gatherings. Following the closing of the John Brown University campus in March, the administration sought to use technology to create connections, while also adhering to protocols issued by the CDC. On […]

Opinion

Questioning God

These past few weeks have been weeks of confusion and, dare I say, chaos. One day, I was living in my dorm, and within a week, I was told to pack up everything and leave campus. These past weeks have been full of highs and lows, but I would say […]

Faith

Men Address the Impact of Faith on Masculinity

As men examine their identity, they should acknowledge their own definitions of manhood and the societal influences on their self-perception. For Matthew Bell, junior construction management major, being a man is, as he puts it, “at the base, our genetic makeup” but also “to be a strong supporter and to […]

Sports

Tennis Teams Compete Across the State

Traveling across the nation this season, the John Brown University tennis teams competed in several states, but won’t have their first home match until the beginning of April. The official spring season for the teams started in Conway, Ark., on February 14, 2020. Recently, the teams traveled to Alexandria, La., […]

Sports

Potential 9th Trip to NAIA Tournament

With a program record-breaking 28-win season, the John Brown University men’s basketball team awaits an official announcement from the NAIA regarding their potential ninth trip to the NAIA tournament.  Although disappointed by the recent 66-51 loss to the Southwestern A.G. Lions in the Sooner Athletic tournament championship game, the Golden […]

Opinion

Trust Not Thy Education

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin, and culture is like a tree without roots.” Marcus Garvey Last Thursday, my African American women’s novels class took a field trip to the Greenwood Cultural Center in Tulsa. We learned about the Tulsa Race Massacre and how the city, […]

Opinion

Why Minecraft Attracts Young People

Minecraft is a well-known sandbox game that primarily consists of placing building blocks in a virtual platform world. Since its release back in 2011, Minecraft has recorded worldwide sales of 176 million units, making it one of the best-selling games of all time. But why has this simple building game […]

Opinion

Famous Arkansas Women You May Not Have Heard Of

“I want every girl to know that her voice can change the world.” — Malala I didn’t know it at the time, but the Arkansas history textbook I studied some years ago left out a few things—and a few people. Sure, we read about native Americans (to some extent), European […]

Opinion

Commemorating women: Are celebrations enough?

Female. Girl. Woman. These are titles that are given specifically to one sex, roles that are cherished and meaningful, titles that encapsulate the power and capability of a gender to mold generations, shape society and influence global systems. Furthermore, these titles have yielded themselves to ridicule, pain and denial over […]

Lifestyles

Arties: A celebration of the fine arts

Recently, an event honoring the achievements of students in several fields of the art department took place. The Arties are an opportunity for students in film, contemporary art, visual art, photography and journalism to earn awards for their work in the past year. This year’s winners included Spencer Theobald (Photographer […]