Author: Daria Zellmer

News

Concert highlights value in secular music

John Brown University student development hosted the annual welcome back concert on Aug. 29. They chose a secular band to perform on campus. Performing this year was Penny and Sparrow, a two-man folk band with musicians, Kyle Jahnke and Andy Baxter, from Texas. Coordinator of Student Activities, Maria Lehr, does not take the task of hiring bands lightly. Lehr said she usually finds bands […]

News

America divided over Confederate flag

After the shooting at the historically African-American church, Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal, in Charleston, S.C., America started to reconsider how it should view the Confederate flag. According to Google Trends, use of the search term “confederate flag” spiked in June 2015, the same month of the Charleston shooting. Use of […]

Comedian sets journalism standards
Opinion

Comedian sets journalism standards

Journalistic backbone seems to have disappeared. I am not a journalist nor do I claim to be one, but in the last few days this has become a topic of interest. The interest arose thanks to Donald Trump who, by the way, seems like an awful candidate and an equally […]

Golden Eagles soccer: unified, hopeful
Sports

Golden Eagles soccer: unified, hopeful

Both the men and women’s soccer teams have high hopes for this season. Despite the slow start for both teams, with records of 0-2-1 and 1-2 as of Sept. 3, they are still pleased with how they have played and connected as a team this year. “Unfortunately, the score doesn’t […]

Lifestyles

Study abroad: Exploring a new perspective

Fall semester is upon us and students have reconvened onto the Siloam Springs campus. Throughout the summer over a hundred students traveled to over 10 countries and each experienced personal life-changes. From a wide variety of cultures, countries, families and lives back home, together they form the diverse John Brown […]

Find knowledge everywhere
Opinion

Find knowledge everywhere

My parents live in San Antonio, so I drive through Dallas at least 4 times a year on my way to or from JBU. Each visit, I always try to stop for a few hours at the Dallas Theological Seminary library. Their library is probably the ugliest library I have […]

News

Kentucky clerk released

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk jailed on Sept. 3 after refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses, was released from jail on Tuesday. “I just want to give God the glory,” Davis said, crying as supporter’s cheered her on from the crowd. According to the New York Times, thousands gathered to celebrate her release, many of which agreed with Davis–that samesex marriage violates […]

Sports

New athletes share journey to JBU

Each year, John Brown University’s sports programs see plenty of fresh faces as freshman athletes come to school seeking to compete at a collegiate level. This year’s athletes have unique stories to tell. Having to overcome injuries in order to achieve the goal of playing on an athletic scholarship at […]

Editorial

Refugee crisis

What’s being done, what needs to be done The news has been covered with tragic and disturbing images of a boy washed up on the shore of Syria. We cannot ignore the serious issue that European migrants are suffering. It is clear through the heartache, tragedy and increasing number of […]

News

Guatemalan protests force president’s arrest

Guatemala’s public protests achieved their desired goal on Sept. 1., when the Guatemalan congress lifted President Otto Perez Molina’s immunity against charges of corruption. This 132-0 unanimous vote marks the first time a Guatemalan president has lost immunity. On April 16, the International Commission against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG), a […]