Recent Posts

Senior film explores ‘lost’
Lifestyles

Senior film explores ‘lost’

For over a year, senior digital cinema major Connor Reed worked to produce his senior cinema project. After much thought, Reed decided to portray the concept “lost” in his project, entitled “A Story for the Lost.” The cinema project is broken up into three separate short films depicting the common […]

NWA praised as refugee home
News

NWA praised as refugee home

President Trump’s Executive Order 13769, meant to prevent terrorist entry into the United States, halted all Syrian refugee movement for 120 days effective Jan. 27. The executive order affects all refugees currently in the process of entering into the United States through the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP). Forty lawsuits […]

Study finds vaccination benefits outweigh risks
News

Study finds vaccination benefits outweigh risks

Many Americans continue to support required vaccines despite possible risks, according to a new study by Pew Research Center. After extensive research, Pew reported that “[Parents] see high preventive health benefits of such vaccines, and low risk of side effects, and they consider the benefits of the vaccine to outweigh […]

Conway endorsement results in investigation
News

Conway endorsement results in investigation

Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President Trump, recently appeared on Fox and Friends and told the American public to buy Ivanka Trump’s products. Her comments on the president’s daughter’s business pose an ethical concern. Walter M. Shaub Jr., Office of Government Ethics director, recommended an investigation and possible disciplinary action […]

Raith to finish last semester at JBU
News

Raith to finish last semester at JBU

Chad Raith, assistant professor of religion and philosophy, is finishing up the semester at JBU and recently started a new full-time job with Mercy Health. “It’s been a good five years,” Chad Raith said, reflecting on his time at JBU. Mercy Health is a nationwide, faith-based, Catholic, not-for-profit system of […]

Midnight Musings: Study finds Americans oppose intolerance
Politics

Midnight Musings: Study finds Americans oppose intolerance

A new study conducted by Non-Bias Study Group Inc. shows that 90 percent of people in large cities and liberal arts colleges believe that white trash are less accepting of others, more hateful and close-minded. The study covered a wide range of people, spanning from young white college students all […]

Legislation expands government power
News

Legislation expands government power

President Trump issued 11 executive orders during his first 20 days in office ranging from plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, to ambitions to hone in on crime and international trafficking laws. Christa Jackson, senior biology major, commented on the role of executive orders, saying, “I like seeing the […]

News

The path and execution of an executive order

Every U.S. president, from George Washington to President Donald Trump, has used executive orders. Trump has signed 22 executive actions – including eight executive orders – in his first three weeks as president, bringing up the question of what an executive order is and how it is used. In a […]

Opinion

Misinformation breeds confusion

Recently there has been angst among some in this country about the actions taken by the new president of the United States in relation to the pause in receiving refugees from certain high risk countries and the construction of a wall on the United States-Mexico border with Mexico. These actions […]

Opinion

Hope survives in difficult seasons

Hope: some may associate this word simply with wishful thinking; others may see it as a solid anchor and foundation. No matter what one thinks when he or she thinks of the word “hope,” everyone daily walks and lives out of some sort of hope for the purpose of their […]