Guatemala Art Expo

This Saturday is the annual Guatemala children’s art expo. The children and youth of the trash heap of Guatemala have prepared new pieces of art for this year’s expo. Funds raised from this expo will help promote development in these communities. Oneloom will be selling a variety of products made out of Guatemalan textiles.

An Enactus group called ‘Superate’ will also be raising funds during this expo so as to establish an English education system in Campur, Guatemala.

The Expo will be at the Siloam Springs First Baptist Church from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Come One, Come All!


Honors Student’s Presentation

On Nov. 18th, there will be an Honors Student’s presentation on integrated faith. Those in attendance will learn from seasoned students about how their educational experiences at JBU have helped them understand the connections between their faith and their disciplines more fully. The presentation will take place at the LSI Center.

Photo courtesy of JBU Honors Scholars Program


Narnia Fair

Students from the Narnia Gateway class celebrated the works of C.S. Lewis on Monday. They hosted a Narnia Fair bringing a little bit of the ‘Chronicles of Narnia’  to campus through costumes, games, and refreshments. The event took place in the J Alvin atrium from 2 – 6 p.m.


Thanksgiving for International Students

JBU consists of students who come from different countries and some of them are unable to go back home during Thanksgiving. This is what some of the International students plan to do during this holiday.

Daniel Madrid, a senior from Honduras, plans to go and spend time with his host family.  They usually have dinner and then play a game after.

Kate Garrison, an Mk from Thailand, plans to go to Tulsa, Oklahoma, to spend time with family friends she has known since childhood.

Judah Ryan, an Mk from Thailand as well, hopes to spend Thanksgiving with his grandmother.

Lulu Kumalo, a student from Zambia, plans to celebrate this holiday with her African friends. They usually meet and cook their staple African foods.

David Ruales from Ecuador hopes to go to Branson, Missouri, to shop and spend time with friends.

Alicia Watt, an Mk from Niger, hopes to have an American Thanksgiving. This year, her family is in the States and they plan to cook turkey, corn pudding, and stuffing.

Photo courtesy of JBU Dining










Students vs Faculty

Tonight, teams of students, faculty and staff competed against each other to answer the question: ‘Are your smarter than a college student?’

The competition tested the team’s trivia knowledge in areas such as pop culture, literature, and the Bible.

The event took place from 6-8pm in Simmons Great Hall.