Opinion

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

To the editor, Student development has become aware of some confusion regarding the student discipline process and letters of recommendation that we would like to clarify. The Oct. 1 story referenced letters of recommendation the university sends out and the possibility of attaching screenshots of social media posts that violate […]

Election, Opinion

COLUMN: Moving forward as a country

Where do we go from here as a country? This heavy question sits on the minds of many Americans as they embrace the uncertainty of waiting for election results to be finalized. In Aug. 2020, the National Center for Biotechnology Information reported “an all-time high” in U.S. polarization with 90% […]

Election, Opinion

COLUMN: Go vote, JBU

Every four years, politicians, media personnel, authoritative figures, and fellow students urge us to vote as “this is the most important election of our lives.” While every election is important, the political climate that has evolved this year has made the coming election of the highest gravity. The next president […]

Opinion

Choose to do something

In this time of uncertainty surrounding the ever-changing status of  COVID-19,  nothing  seems more important than finding a cure so that we can all get back to our normal lives. However, something  stands in even more importance than that: voting. The 2020 presidential election is right around the corner, and […]

Opinion

A Letter to the Complacent American

Dear America, Arkansas and students and staff of John Brown University, I am Ria Brown, account executive at Veracity PR Strategies. I write this letter to you on behalf of Veracity in the hopes that it encourages and inspires your heart, which we believe remains American, no matter what befalls […]

Opinion

Before You Watch: Tenet

With theaters reopening these past few weeks, movie-goers finally can scratch that itch of eating popcorn, relaxing and enjoying a film in a theater. Audiences were able to experience ‘The New Mutants”, “Bill & Ted Face the Music”, and “The Broken Hearts Gallery” within the few weeks of theaters opening […]

Opinion

Career development: Leveraging Expertise

Hi my name is Stephanie Maltez and I am a senior marketing major at JBU. The spring semester of my junior year, I was preparing for interviews for five internship positions. I was nervous knowing I needed to get one of these internships, but also excited to see what journey […]

Opinion

The Introvert’s Guide to Surviving a Pandemic

In a matter of a few days, the way in which we interacted with the world and the people around us changed drastically. Back in mid-March, we packed our bags with the uncertainty of seeing each other again this year. Moreover, we international students had to make hard decisions whether […]

Opinion

The Effects of a Third Generation Immigrant in America

The United States was founded by a collection of immigrants who desired freedom, exploration and salvation in newly discovered lands yet to be explored. From the Native Americans who crossed Beringia–the land bridge between Siberia to present-day Alaska 30,000 years ago–to the millions of immigrants throughout Europe, Asia, Africa or […]