Stepping into Dr. Kevin Jones’ office in Vines is an interesting experience for a slightly OCD, organization-freak like myself. His desk is piled with multiple stacks of paperwork, presumably student essays and such needing to be graded. “This is my controlled-chaos filing system. I know exactly where everything is at,” he jokes, pointing to the jumble of papers. Stacks of precariously perched books on shelves, desk, and floor, a hodgepodge of knick-knacks here and there, and an odd assortment of quotes all line the walls of his office.
Henna, a dye made of extracts from the henna plant, has been popular among women in Asia, Africa, and the Middle East for centuries as an ornamental beauty accessory. It is common for them to gather for henna parties. Today, groups of Christian women are using it as an evangelical tool.
After accepting submissions during the Fall semester for the student publication Applause, the staff now has the daunting task of judging the entries for the spring publication.
Looking for a local treat for visiting friends and relatives? Planning your own holiday staycation? One local church can ease your travel needs.
This holiday season, Hector First Assembly of God in Hector, Arkansas hosts Walk Through Bethlehem, a 25-minute tour that gives visitors an inside look at daily life in ancient Bethlehem.
Recently the Lion’s Chronicle sponsored a contest for students to nominate a favorite teacher. Readers were asked to submit entries and nominations in a letter to the editor, and we are happy to announce the nominees and winner of the Chronicle’s Favorite Teacher of 2011.
Lions for Christ has seen a lot of changes in the approximately ten years that it has been around as a student campus ministry. When Ron Orick, Director of Career Services at UAFS and faculty advisor for LFC, helped to start the organization, UAFS did not yet exist - it was still Westark. LFC is still going strong and providing students with, as Orick said, “Christian-based activities” and “a church home.”
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