Author: KJ Roh


SERA survey evaluates mental health data for first time

Every year during orientation, freshmen funnel into the Berry Performing Arts Center to complete the Spiritual, Emotional and Relational Assessment survey. While taking the SERA is an orientation ritual dating back to 2004, many students don’t actually know what the survey measures or how the data is used. Gary Oliver, […]


Colloquium offers silence and solitude for busy students

For the last 12 years, Tracy Balzer, director of Christian formation, has taught an Honors colloquium that focuses on the study of silence and solitude, specifically within traditional monastic living. The students supplement their classroom learning with a weekend trip to Subiaco Abbey, a home and place of worship for […]


Echoes of the Past: Technology

Sept. 28, 1995 We want the Web, and We Want it Now By: Lucas Roebuck You gotta try this thing. Ladies and gentlemen, I have seen the future and it is called the Web. Imagine almost all the information in the world available at your fingertips: current Mexican stock reports, […]


New study analyzes how countries view the United States

A recent Pew Research study shows that almost half of the people in surveyed countries see U.S. power as a “major threat” to their country. Across six continents, 22 countries were surveyed. “A median of 45 percent across the surveyed nations see U.S. power and influence as a major threat, […]


Congress recognized as the most diverse in history

After citizens across the nations elected new  leaders and the states announced the results, a recent report found that the incoming Congress is the most racially and ethnically diverse congress in U.S. history. On Jan. 3, the 116th Congress swore in 10 new senators and 101 new representatives. “If we […]


How to procrastinate like a professional

Students in college often struggle to balance homework, social life and a healthy sleep schedule. Putting off homework until the last minute to hang out with friends is a major problem that lowers students’ overall GPA and does not allow for a healthy sleep cycle. Procrastination often forces students to […]


More college students diagnosed with mental illness

Increasing numbers of college-aged students in the U.S. have been diagnosed with depression, anxiety and other mental illnesses. According to a survey conducted by the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 27 percent of students have depression and 11 percent have anxiety. Michelle Satterlee, a psychology professor at John Brown University, […]


Fair to promote world-wide Evangelicalism

The World Awareness Week missions fair will highlight 17 different mission organizations that are active worldwide, including ministries like Avant and Navigators. The goal of the fair is to allow students to engage in possible career or internship opportunities. Avant, in particular, is looking to advertise internship openings this summer, […]


New student section supports athletics

Groups of students pound their feet on the hard plastic bleachers, shouting the name of their university each time the ball connects with a player’s arms. “J-B-U!” shout dozens of blue and yellow painted faces. Welcome to the Eagle’s Nest. The Eagle’s Nest is the new name of the John […]