The women’s basketball team defeated Arlington baptist with a final score of 97 points to 82. Brooke Barker scored 25 points during the game and freshman Allie Pack had 7 rebounds. The women’s team will now travel to Dallas, TX to play against Lubbock Christian on Saturday.
On Monday night, the men’s basketball team took on Arlington Baptist.
The first period ended with a score of 43-43. However, the men went on to score an additional 43 points to end the game 86-73 in favor of JBU.
This week is the world awareness week and the Council of International Friendship hosted the third annual food festival on Tuesday. Students from different countries got together and prepared their traditional food and shared it with everyone.
The event enables people to expand their knowledge of culture.
Photo by Astrid Rodriguez
JBU’s basketball season is off to a a good start coming off with the 35th annual TP game on Saturday.
Over 2000 people came to the first game of the season against Barclay college where JBU scored 103 points against Barclay’s 52.
Matthew Ledford, Miguel Martinez and Josh Bowling all shared the spot light scoring 13 points each.
Mock Rock, JBU’s annual lip-syncing competition is just right around the corner.
Dress rehearsals for the teams will take place on Oct. 23 and the show will be on Oct. 24 in the cathedral.
Mock Rock features dance routines, costumes, stunts and prizes for winners.
The Honor’s executive council hosted an event called The Venue on Oct. 9 at the Honor’s house from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
The Venue is an annual theme night where students come to learn more about their culture in a relaxed atmosphere. This year, the theme for the event was ‘American Music.’ There were various exhibition rooms where students were able to learn more about the history of music. The event concluded with a concert by JBU students.
Friday, Oct. 23 marks the end of 9th week of the term and is also the last day to drop a course.
For assistance to drop a course before this date, contact your adviser or the JBU registrar.
On Oct. 6, the men’s soccer team took on Oklahoma City and walked away a 2-0 victory with the help of Aaron Estrada and Marco Cardona’s goals.
On Oct. 10, they did not fare as well picking up a 6-1 loss against Oklahoma Science and Arts with Ryan Williams scoring the only goal.
The bi-annual Abila lecture in Biblical archaeology took place today at 7pm in Simon’s Great Hall. Several students and faculty attended the event.
The lecture series seeks to promote understanding of the archaeology and history of the biblical world to audiences at JBU and North West Arkansas.
This semesters topic is the recent excavations at King Solomon’s fortified city.
The final performance of this year’s freshman play, Harvey, was last weekend.
We caught up with KayLynn Havens to hear her experience as stage manager.
Haven said, “My favorite part about working with this play is being able to meet other freshmen and to bring laughter through this production.”
To listen to the full interview, follow this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjESzmqtQgs