Archive for November, 2012

News

International office allowed to issue student visas

The international office was recertified this month to issue the forms necessary for student visas. I-20 forms can only be given out by universities approved by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Among other requirements, universities are only approved if they have been meticulous in recording information on the Student […]

Marketing students plan their funerals
News

Marketing students plan their funerals

Oak. 70”. Unyielding. No, these are not wand specifications. These are casket specifications. Professor Eva Fast wanted her Consumer Behavior class to dive deep into the world of funeral planning. So, they planned their own. Fast said the goal of the activity was to encourage students to plan ahead. “I […]

Opinion

Christmas traditions carry through the years

It seems to me that holidays bring out the idiosyncrasies in people. Take my mother, for instance. She’s allergic to smoke and pine, so we’ve always had an artificial Christmas tree. Every Christmas it was my father’s responsibility to set up the tree, my mother’s to light the tree, and […]

Opinion

Anali bids farewell

Day one did not go according to plan. While on my first assignment covering a story on a recent trip to the Subiaco Abbey, I accidently “misplaced” my reporter’s notebook. Refusing the idea of looking stupid and asking for another interview, I committed an unforgivable cardinal sin: I recited everything […]

News

Airsoft club aims to bring new sport to campus

The idea for an airsoft club began before sophomore David Bird was even officially a student. Bird, now club president, found he shared a love for the sport with Rick Faust, instructor of construction management, during the Early Registration Program in 2011. When Bird arrived in the fall, he worked […]

The Threefold Advocate in the 50s
Lifestyles

The Threefold Advocate in the 50s

I first arrived on campus for the spring semester in 1948 as a Navy veteran. My college career had been pre-empted for World War II service and a couple years in Navy and VA hospitals recovering from tuberculosis. While in the VA convalescent ward for a few months before discharge, […]

Students rock out in annual lip-synching contest
News

Students rock out in annual lip-synching contest

The walls of the Cathedral shook with excitement as eight bold acts took the stage in an attempt to lip synch contagious tunes during last night’s Mock Rock. As the doors opened , the line that stretched out to the west entrance of the LRC quickly disappeared as students leapt […]

Christmas story told from new angle
News

Christmas story told from new angle

A sheep-disguised angel, a dragon and a speaking star temporarily invaded the Cathedral at John Brown University, in addition to the more familiar Nativity individuals. The animated characters moved across the screen as members of The First Ornaments of Christmas opened the Christmas season at the University during Thursday’s chapel […]

Classical pianists bring talents to campus concert
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Classical pianists bring talents to campus concert

Brian Lee and William Phemister, collectively known as the Chicago Piano Duo, performed a concert this week at John Brown University. On Thursday, several dozen students, faculty and community members listened attentively as the pianists’ hands gracefully stroked the keys. The pair played four pieces during their set. They opened […]

Autumn apparel
Lifestyles

Autumn apparel

How would you desribe your own personal style? Jeremiah Moore: Classic with a little modern edge. I have a lot of roots in Southern Sportsman. My advice is to never go too far modern or edgy. Cristy Sauceda: Eclectic, feminine and romantic. I like a lot of hippie or bohemian […]