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JBU leaders talk sexuality

After the discussion of sexuality on campus moved beyond dorm rooms and into chapel weeks ago, students were left with more questions than answers. Questions regarding the University’s stance on homosexuality poured in as Chaplain Rod Reed and Nick Ogle spoke in a Q & A format during sexuality week […]

Siloam Springs: Land of honey
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Siloam Springs: Land of honey

While most would shoo bees out of their backyard and pray they stay away, Billy Stevenson is welcoming them with open arms. The international office director set up his second hive this month, a mass of bees 3,000 and growing. And not just as a hobby – it’s the doctor’s […]

Carnegie concert: Alumna’s dream comes true
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Carnegie concert: Alumna’s dream comes true

To sing in Carnegie Hall is an honor, no matter what musical genre an artist represents. One John Brown University alumna had a taste of that privilege on April 1, as the result of a random Google search. Tori Mick, a 2010 graduate, looked up the phrase “sing with Eric […]

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Waltons welcome new students, tell story

The next couple of months will be busy for Ron Johnson, director of the John Brown University Walton International Scholarship Program. Besides his usual duties helping students with their tax filings, presenting to the board and making sure things are right on track for graduating seniors, Johnson added two more […]

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SGA focus: projects and events

Encouraging recycling on campus. Power outlets in the Walker Student Center. White boards rather than chalk boards in library study rooms. Installing a water fountain by the intramural fields. A change machine for laundry money. All are projects which John Brown University’s Student Government Association has worked on in the […]

Introducing app future
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Introducing app future

There is now more information at the literal fingertips of smart phone owners at John Brown University. The University has recently released mobile application, powered through MOX. As part of the new app, downloaders can view maps of campus, event listings, top news stories and other information. Students can also […]

From jail to Moody: Yuan shares his journey
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From jail to Moody: Yuan shares his journey

Christopher Yuan always knew he was different. He was more sensitive than other students and gifted in music. Because of this he was mocked and called “effeminate.” The author and Moody Bible Institute professor could recall when his first gay feelings emerged. He was nine, looking at pornographic magazines at […]

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Leaving home: JBU homeschooled community speaks pros and cons

Homeschoolers are a hidden community, but not a uniform one. Each has their own unique experiences, challenges and advantages garnered from home education. Homeschoolers stay fairly hidden on the John Brown University campus. “It doesn’t make you any different than anyone else,” said freshman Ely Wynn. “Sometimes they might think […]

Windgate building unveiled to public
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Windgate building unveiled to public

John Brown University officially dedicated its completely remodeled art facility, now the second building designated for the growing visual arts program, at a reception last Friday. “I’m excited to see how our students will utilize the state-of-the-art printmaking, drawing and painting studios and the sound and video suites,” said David […]

Gift spurs new cafeteria, housing
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Gift spurs new cafeteria, housing

The University announced April 2, an anonymous $4 million lead gift jump-started an $8 million campaign to build a new banquet hall and apartments on campus. According to Vice President of University Advancement Jim Krall, the new projects will be paid by gifts instead of tuition dollars. The money raised […]