Editorial

Editorial

Embrace cultures for more than a week

World Awareness Week is one of the best weeks at JBU. From the flag ceremony and the film showings to the food festival and the missions fair, it is beautiful to see all the cultures represented on campus. However, after the celebrations end, it is extremely difficult for international students […]

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There was death before the Resurrection

When Lawrence Ware came to speak in chapel on Martin Luther King Day, he started his sermon with the message, “We gon’ be alright.” After a year full of mass shootings, riots, rallies and distrust, such a message was difficult to hear. Bitterness has spewed from pulpits, blogs, social media […]

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God is here, God is here

Shortly before Thanksgiving break, Timothy Konstantin, a student on John Brown University’s campus, expressed thoughts of harming himself and possibly others. Friends that Tim confided in alerted JBU authorities who in turn notified the Siloam Springs Police Department. He was found to be in possession of firearms and had explosives […]

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New female coach in the NFL

Katie Sowers is a trailblazer for women’s equal opportunities. In August of this year, Sowers became the second full-time assistant female coach in the National Football League. She serves as an offensive assistant for the San Francisco 49ers, helping coach the wide receivers. Not only is she one of two […]

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Sexual assault in Hollywood

Harvey Weinstein, Oscar-winning movie mogul, sexually preyed on female movie stars, models, producers and journalists since the early 1980s. Due to his power and influence in their lives, these women held their tongues in fear for many years. However, the silence shattered when nearly 50 women raised their voices against […]

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Trump disregards Puerto Rico

When hurricane Maria passed over the United States territory of Puerto Rico, tearing through with winds of over 157 mph and leaving over thirty inches of rainfall, it would leave with 10 souls plucked too early from 10 homes. The storm also destroyed the island’s electrical grid, leaving over 80,000 […]

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What to do with the statues?

On the foundation of the General Robert E. Lee statue in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va., someone spray-painted the words “Black Lives Matter.” Although city workers scrubbed away at the paint, a faint outline of the words can still be read. This is just one cry out of thousands of […]