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Republicans face opposition at town hall meetings
Politics

Republicans face opposition at town hall meetings

Many republicans are hesitant to go back to their home districts to host town hall meetings, which is a reversal from eight years ago when the republicans largely benefited from  the divisive nature of these meetings. Tom Cotton, Arkansas senator, recently came to a Springdale high school to talk with […]

Consider late-night food options
Opinion

Consider late-night food options

Reading textbooks, writing papers, practicing speeches and late nights. These things describe the average college student’s experience. The most popular item on this list is late nights. The students at John Brown University understand the struggle of late nights, and not just the struggle of lack of sleep, but the […]

Editorial

Culture evolves, Disney adapts

Disney Channel’s viewership decreased from 2008 to 2016. According to Forbes, this decrease is primarily due to weak performance by Disney’s media networks and the loss of subscriptions from young audiences. Approaching this audience with shows that are relatable to today’s children and youth has been controversial and a challenge […]

Editorial

Religions role in education

On March 8, 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a public school in Illinois had violated First Amendments rights by teaching about religion during school hours and on school property. The Constitution of the United States states that “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or […]

Evolutionary creationists
Opinion

Evolutionary creationists

I’m an evolutionary creationist. That is, I believe God created through evolution. I have found that I am a minority in the Christian circles I run in, including my family. Sometimes I hear individuals speak about people who do not interpret Genesis literally as people who do not honor God’s […]

Opinion

Stop stereotyping women in TV

In college, students often find themselves busy, overwhelmed and stressed. One thing nearly all students can agree on is that television is a great stress-reliever; however, there is a problem with a lot of our favorite television shows that some of us may not know about. Stereotyping women in television […]

Opinion

Move forward, accept your depravity

I don’t believe in good people. I don’t believe anyone is good. In this sense I am extremely Calvinist, as my views focus squarely on the total depravity of human nature. These views bypass political ideologies, ethnicities, nationalities, religion, vocations, philanthropic choices and anything else under the sun. The human […]

Elevate student writing to the college level
Opinion

Elevate student writing to the college level

John Brown University gives its students so many opportunities to advance themselves in the field of academic study. Tools such as TWC or Student Support Services are not utilized as often as they should be. As an English major who works in the writing center as well as someone who […]

Lifestyles

Campus abuzz for Next Big Thing

This year’s Next Big Thing will feature three bands and one artist. The first band is Girl Problems. The members are Chipper Via, Hannah Schroeder, Elliot Jones and Nathan Schieffer. They feature electronic beats in their songs with an indie-pop flair. The next band on the set list is Mother […]

Student serves by creating art
Lifestyles

Student serves by creating art

The audience, recently doubled over in mirth, now sat transfixed. The singer’s voice echoed as she drew her bow against the violin strings. At the conclusion, the crowd erupted in whoops and cheers and the girl with a mane of curly golden locks left the stage. The performance earned Coral […]