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Senior gives advice to a young student
Opinion

Senior gives advice to a young student

“Be patient towards all that is unresolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms, like books written in a foreign tongue. […] What matters is to live everything.” —Rainier Maria Rilke’s “Letter to a Young Poet” First of all, live like you’re going to […]

Past Walton scholar, Alfonso Mendez, has gone on to start his own coffee business. The left photo is of Mendez when he was a student at John Brown University, and the right photo is him now.
Lifestyles

1988 Walton grad turns entrepreneur

Alfonso Mendez came to John Brown University 30 years ago as a member of the Walton Program’s first class of students. As a successful Walton alumnus, he now provides encouragement for graduating seniors. “You’ll be fine as long as you have God in front of you,” senior Ethel Ilias recalled […]

Not a job for the faint of heart
Lifestyles

Not a job for the faint of heart

Every year, John Brown University recruits students to work as callers for University Advancement’s call center to raising money for the Scholarship Fund. This year, callers are also raising money for the Campaign for the Next Century, the University’s new plan to improve campus and continue serving students. Callers are […]

Dusk to dawn, staff works unpopular shifts
Lifestyles

Dusk to dawn, staff works unpopular shifts

For the past couple of weeks, University Professor of history Preston Jones has been showing his gratitude to the employees around campus and Siloam who work jobs that the public does not always show their appreciation for. Jones has been meeting with employees from JBU’s cafeteria and custodial staff, as […]

Luke Pascoe sharpens his hand and eye coordination as he practices his volleying skills. JBU’s tennis team practices for two hours five days a week for two hours during which they work on drills and serves.
Sports

Results begin with practice: Inside JBU Tennis

For John Brown University, 12 men and 10 women make up the Golden Eagles tennis teams. Five days a week for approximately two hours in the afternoon, the team comes together to warm-up, perfect skills and prepare for upcoming matches. Senior Luke Pascoe, who has played tennis for JBU since […]

Claire Holden, freshman, sends the tennis ball to her opponent in a competition match as she stands at No. 6. JBU women’s tennis team is now (3-3).
Sports

Golden Eagles meet the Bisons

John Brown University’s men’s and women’s tennis teams will travel to Shawnee, OK, and compete against Oklahoma Baptist University, on April 16. OBU is a formidable opponent, with the men’s team holding a 6-9 season record to the JBU men’s team’s 1-5 record. OBU’s women’s team holds 9-7 overall record […]

Coaches Kathleen Paulsen and Scott Marksberry announce the nominees for women’s soccer at the Athletic Banquet last year. The Athletic Banquet celebrates the hard work and dedication of JBU athletes over the year.
Sports

Banquet celebrates JBU athletes

Most John Brown University students see how JBU athletes perform on the field or court. However others don’t consider what goes on behind the scenes of events or even in the classroom. The John Brown University Athletic Banquet is a spring ceremony celebrating athletes’ accomplishments during the year. Each year, […]

Zambian student has big plans
Lifestyles

Zambian student has big plans

Lweendo “Lulu” Siamaambo, a freshman nursing major at John Brown University, is driven to improve health care in her home country, Zambia. Siamaambo says that, as a nurse in her country, she wants to work with infants and pregnant women because of their high mortality rates. According to 2014 data […]

Olayemi leads by example
Sports

Olayemi leads by example

John Brown University’s men’s basketball team has some shoes to fill in point guard. Samson Olayemi, the Eagles’ starting point guard, will be graduating at the end of this year. In his two years of playing for John Brown University, Olayemi has made a name for himself as a tough […]

Thank you and farewell
Opinion

Thank you and farewell

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! Coming to JBU […]