Month: January 2013

Enactus to purify water in Guatemalan village
News

Enactus to purify water in Guatemalan village

The Guatemala Water Project will soon bring clean water to the rural town of San Juan Cotzal, Guatemala, thanks in part to the sponsorship of the John Brown University chapter of Enactus. Senior Andrea Morales and sophomore Ernesto Lopez Chan visited the town with Joe Walenciak, associate dean of the […]

News

Campus prepared for crisis

Recent, tragic events such as shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary and Lone Star College provided the University with what Steve Beers, vice president of student development, calls a “teachable moment.” As a result, the Crisis Preparedness Team is providing training to teach students and faculty how to respond to an […]

Sports

Lady Eagles come home looking to start a winning streak

Today, John Brown University will be hosting the University of Science & Arts (USAO), located in Chickasha, Okla. USAO is currently 10-11 in regular season and 1-8 in conference, which places them eighth in the table, one spot below JBU. The game on Thursday will be important for both teams, […]

Sit Back and enjoy a Super Story
Sports

Sit Back and enjoy a Super Story

As a journalist, I look for the narrative in everything, and it does not get much better than the Super Bowl. This year, the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers will play for more than the Lombardi Trophy. They will be playing out a sibling rivalry on the biggest stage […]

JBU Rugby gets creative to fund team
Sports

JBU Rugby gets creative to fund team

A money shortage has forced the John Brown Rugby team to get creative to fund its club. And that is just what it is doing. Every year the Rugby Club is given $5,000 from the school for operating costs. Sophomore Chris Dye, the club’s president, said money almost always runs […]

Miglarese’s legacy
Sports

Miglarese’s legacy

Coaching at a college is a dream for some people. The competition of collegiate sports, the training of young athletes, the thrill of a win, as well as the sorrow of a hard-fought loss are addicting. These emotions are all part of the competitive nature of a person who loves […]

Putting an end to Mexico’s drug war
Opinion

Putting an end to Mexico’s drug war

Mexico’s drug war has dramatically affected the innocence of the American people ever since the development of their well-organized drug operation. The Mexican Cartel has successfully breached U.S. boarders to supply a hungry American society of drug abusers for years. Despite the many efforts of the U.S. government in aiding […]

Opinion

Having a heart for Christian service

When I tell people that I go to school at John Brown University, their first question is “Where is that?” Usually followed by “Where is Siloam Springs?” or “Oh. That is a small Christian school, right?” Then I get asked, “Why did you choose such a small school?” I graduated […]

Simple drawing reminds student of a unique calling
Opinion

Simple drawing reminds student of a unique calling

“Is our Gospel really good news?” This is the question that evangelist James Choung posed to JBU students when he spoke in chapel during Spiritual Renewal Week. Using this as a springboard, Choung launched into a speech in which he examined a question that our generation has been asking: what […]

Opinion

Improving the library

At the Threefold Advocate, we realize that research is one of the main things students do. If we do not have the needed resources available, it can be very frustrating and even hurt our grades. Finding those resources can be a headache, using hours of our scarce time. The first […]