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Sports

Senior walk-on brings team drive, passion

Even before she had heard of John Brown University, Brittany Hopper knew she wanted to play college basketball. However, the only way she would be able to fulfill her passion would be as a walk-on player. Talking about the role of a walk-on, women’s basketball head coach Jeff Soderquist said […]

Sports

Volleyball bonding for JBU men

Every Sunday and Wednesday night a group of guys practice their volleyball skills on the intramural courts. It’s not for intramural sports, and it’s not an official JBU sports team. It’s the Men’s Volleyball Club. The Men’s Club team started with an idea in the spring of 2008. Bryan Cole, […]

Sports

Eight game winning streak for men

The Golden Eagles will try to continue their eight-game winning streak tonight on the road against Mid-American Christian University (Okla.). JBU currently has a record of 21-5, 13-5 in conference and is third in the Sooner Athletic Conference. The Golden Eagle’s last win came against ninth seeded Northwestern Oklahoma State […]

Sports

Women keep playoff hopes alive

The Lady Eagles took the eight seed in the Sooner Athletic Conference this past weekend after winning a buzzer beater against Northwestern Oklahoma State. JBU’s current position going into this weekend’s games against Mid-American Christian (Okla.) tonight and top seeded, No.2 Oklahoma City on Saturday. Last weekend’s contests gave JBU […]

Opinion

Why I support the American DREAM

February 20th through the 25th is Take Action for the DREAM Act Week. During this week the sponsors of the DREAM Act ask people across the nation to write their senators and representatives about DREAM Act 2011. This article describes this proposed legislation. The Dream began in 2001. During the […]

Opinion

Hard road to ‘Civilization’

I’ve recently been reading about Cherokee history and literature and I’ve found various similarities with current issues in Latin America. One of the readings that caught my attention the most is a speech by Elias Boudinot that he gave at a Presbyterian Church in the Spring of 1826 called “An […]

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Immigration system does not represent majority

In Emerson Ayala’s opinion piece last week (“Unfair System Denies Dream”), he tells of his own encounter with this nation’s flawed immigration system. He describes the rejection of his mother’s application for a U.S. Visa based on her financial situation. Unfortunately, the realities of the system prevented Ayala’s mother from […]

Opinion

Pining for a pinner

Gentlemen, think about all the women in the world there are to choose from. We ladies proudly represent a wide variety for you to pick through when it comes to picking out “The One.” The cheerleader, the goth, the musician, the intellect, the homemaker, the butcher, the baker, the candlestick […]