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
JBU’s annual homecoming took place last weekend from Oct. 2-3.
Alumni from across the country returned to JBU to reconnect and have fun.
Donald Emanuel, a JBU alumni, enjoyed his visit and said it was good to see students on campus eager to learn. He hopes that alumni are passing on this positive attitude to the people they are interacting with.
This fall break, there will be two mission trips heading out from JBU.
One group of students will go to Chicago, Illinois, from Oct. 16-20 as part of the Chicago Inner City Vision Trip. Students will learn about inner city culture as well as how to minister to people from that culture. They will also take part in work projects and visit homeless shelters and neighborhoods in African-American and Hispanic communities.
The Colcord outreach trip will be ministering in Colcord, Oklahoma, from Oct. 17-20. The Colcord team will assist in community development to help churches and neighborhoods in the area. The goal of the trip is to teach students how to use their unique skills and abilities to serve communities in practical ways.
The JBU men’s soccer team played against Bacone last Saturday, coming out of the match with a 2-0 victory.
Sophomores Douglas Oliveira and Collin Smith each scored their second goal of the season in the first half, leading JBU to a shutout win.
Last Saturday the women’s soccer team went up against Bacone and came out with an 8-0 victory.
Aspen Robinson and Jastin Redman each recorded two goals, while Anna Brown, Sara Lachance, Alex Fahr, and Anne Metz all scored as well.
This eight-goal margin of victory is the largest since the very same teams met on August 28, 2009, when the game ended in an 11-0 victory for JBU over Bacone.