Author: Daria Zellmer

Opinion

‘I was sexually assaulted’

I was sexually assaulted by a John Brown University student last semester in September. We met up to watch a movie at his place, and he pulled me in by my necklace to kiss me. Since this was our first time hanging out, I pulled back. I told him that […]

Opinion

Mexican corruption hit MY HOME

On Saturday I was talking to some of my Mexican buddies. One of them asked us if we had heard the news about Javier Duarte, the Mexican governor who went missing in October of 2016.  Duarte was the governor of the state of Veracruz, while he was in power he […]

Lifestyles

Guitarist bridges music and spirituality

God should not be seen as an artist but as the ultimate creator, Chipper Via, junior general music major, said. To him, art is a model of God’s creation and Via’s best method for modeling that art is through music. “When I play music I’m creating, and I’m making something […]

Lifestyles

Circuitry class integrates design projects

Pick up a newspaper or open a browser window and you probably won’t consider what technology was necessary to get the words on the page. Every step in the publishing process involved integrated circuits. Millions of similar everyday actions are only possible with these tiny transistor arrays nestled into every […]

Lifestyles

Stay sharp against the summer slump

April may be the cruelest month, but June is the most boring. The active Fall and Spring semesters have every student rushing to and fro like indecisive squirrels. This rush keeps us on our toes intellectually and emotionally. Constant community and the expectations of academia ensure we’re maintaining steady progress […]

Lifestyles

Prison ministries promote evangelism

Solid steel doors slam shut with every new occupant. Visitors are greeted by cold, concrete floors, bright lights and loud reverberations that echo off the walls. This is a glimpse of what prisons look like. The issue of incarceration was brought to light when Chris Hoke and Neaners Garcia addressed John […]

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Students respond to United States airstrike on Syria

The United States carried out a missile strike on a military base in Syria in response to the Syrian government’s chemical weapons attack earlier this month. The chemical attack targeted civilian populations and killed over 80 people, according to the New York Times, and violates international treaties. “Tonight, I ordered […]

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Bannon and Trump at odds in White House

After tepid comments made by President Donald Trump, analysts speculate that White House chief strategist Steve Bannon appears to be fighting for his job and political reputation. In an interview with a reporter from the New York Post, Trump did not definitively affirm his confidence in Bannon’ work during the […]