Author: KJ Roh

Five new sports for 2020 Olympics
Sports

Five new sports for 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee announced the addition of five new sports to the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan. These include baseball, softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing. Controversy surfaced when pole dancing, poker and foosball were proposed as possible additions. The Global Association of International Sports Federation decided […]

Faculty builds community through sports
Sports

Faculty builds community through sports

While intramural season began for students at John Brown University in the fall, a lesser-known form of community recreation has been in effect much longer. John Brown University faculty members have participated in intramural sports as well as an organized pickup game for over 20 years. Basketball and racquetball are […]

Flag football promotes a healthy outlet for competition
Sports

Flag football promotes a healthy outlet for competition

Intramural flag football season began on Sept. 18, shortly after intramural dodgeball ended. 8 men’s teams and 4 women’s teams are registered for the 2017 season, sporting such names as Glen Coco, Shake and Bake and Down, Set, HUTCH. Clancie Sorrell, member of the Glen Coco team, said she enjoys […]

Memphis teach-in celebrates church diversity
News

Memphis teach-in celebrates church diversity

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Gold words reading “Christ our Redeemer” sit on a peeling stage, bordered by the words “God our Father, Man our Brother” in equally faded print. Three pots of yellow flowers border the podium, the rest of the background decorated by student artwork representing the Civil Rights movement. In […]

Arkansas rated sixth most dangerous state
News

Arkansas rated sixth most dangerous state

  Arkansas is the sixth most dangerous state in 2017 in the U.S., according to Law Street Media. Law Street Media ranked each country according to the FBI’s top four major crime categories: murder, aggravated assault, robbery and forcible rape. In 2017, there were 521 violent crimes per 100,000 people […]

Volleyball searching for greatness
Sports

Volleyball searching for greatness

The Southern Athletic Conference saw the biggest upset of this semester on Sept. 15, when John Brown University beat Oklahoma City University for the first time since 2012. Bayli Reagan, junior outside hitter, said she believes the win should be contributed to the mindset of the team. “The chemistry on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Find time for meditation and silence
Opinion

Find time for meditation and silence

My first thought every day is always a groggy, crusty-eyed grievance that no one in the past was considerate enough to invent the time machine. While battling the plague and inventing indoor plumbing, did they not consider that I might need to repeat my meager night’s sleep one or two […]