The Next Big Thing

Auditions for The Next Big Thing took place yesterday at 4 p.m. in the cathedral.

Those who get accepted into the show will get the opportunity to showcase their musical talent in front of the JBU student body as well as experts from allover the country.

All the best to those who participated!

Photo courtesy of Kelly Escarcega


Medieval Fair

The medieval way of life has always been a point of interest to the general public.

Come and check out the Medieval Fair that is taking place on Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. in Simmons Great Hall.

You’ll be amazed by what you find out about the medieval ages.

Senior Voice Recitals

It’s a great couple of weeks for music with up coming student performances.

Music majors Kaitlyn Russell and Alec Warn will be performing their senior voice recitals on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 3 p.m.

AJ Zaldivar’s senior presentation will be on Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m.

All these performances will take place in the Berry Performing Arts Center.

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