Author: Austin Grothe

News

Mexico earthquake claims lives and homes

Thousands of Mexican citizens  flood the shaken city streets of Mexico City, fleeing the destruction of a  a 7.1 magnitude earthquake which hit the center of Mexico, killing 333 persons and reducing 38 buildings In Mexico City to rubble. Mexican marines said they have rescued 115 people and recovered 102 […]

News

March of the DREAMers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. In a move considered controversial by Democrats and Republicans alike, President Donald Trump called to end the Consideration for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The program, established through executive order by President Barack Obama, allowed both deferred action and its renewal for undocumented immigrants in […]

Sports

Profile: Caitlyn Logan

Caitlyn Logan is a freshman on the John Brown University soccer team. Logan made her college debut as goal keeper in the last 45 minutes of the first season women’s soccer game against Mid America Nazarene. A native of Charlotte, NC, Logan played soccer for her high school before coming […]

Sports

Men’s Soccer team kicks off a new season

The men’s soccer team opened their season at Mobile University in Mobile, AL on Aug. 25, losing 2-1. They also lost two more close games against Bethel University and Cumberland.    Brenton Benware, head coach for the men’s soccer team, is beginning his first year at John Brown University and […]

Sports

Cross-country team dashes into season

The cross-country team is dutifully preparing for their upcoming season. Head coach Scott Schochler has high expectations for both the men’s and the women’s teams this year. Schochler said he believes that the men’s team could qualify for nationals this season. “I’m going to put it out there, I honestly […]

Lifestyles

Illustration student sees the light

Garbed in a denim jacket and brushstroke-styled floral skirt, senior Megan Hansen is a vivacious artist in the John Brown University Art and Illustration department. Megan Hansen has a deep personal affinity for fantasy, philosophy and Greek mythology. Art professor Peter Pohle, who has personally advised her through three years […]

Lifestyles

Loving LGBTQ+ at JBU

The Nashville Statement, 14 articles written by Evangelical leaders in Nashville, Tennessee, sparked renewed controversy over the legalization of gay marriage in the United States. Each article both affirms a Biblical truth and denies a cultural standard surrounding gay marriage and same-sex partnership. “Whichever way you respond, you set yourself […]

Opinion

Called to be a liaison

What does it mean to be a liaison? Well, let’s talk about the language we are more familiar with. In 1 Peter 2:9, we, as believers, are called a ‘royal priesthood.’ “But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that […]

Editorial

Biblical Community

Dear privileged white friend, Today you spoke to my heart but not in a positive way. Ironically, Trump was elected president the same week our college decided to celebrate diversity. Ironically the day I proudly decided to wear my traditional clothes you made me feel so scared of being Mexican. […]

Editorial

Building a Biblical Community

Friends, for a group of people who use the word community like it’s the hottest slang, there’s so much we just don’t understand. Don’t get me wrong, there are aspects of community we at JBU do really well. But there is so much that we just miss. Let me give […]