Archive for February, 2013

Women head to conference tournament on hot streak
Sports

Women head to conference tournament on hot streak

In the last couple of weeks, women’s basketball Head Coach Jeff Soderquist said his team’s goal for the regular season was a fourth seed. After a 3-1 stretch capped off by a victory over Oklahoma Baptist to end the regular season helped the Lady Eagles accomplish that goal; they have […]

Sports

Men look to build momentum in conference tournament

The Golden Eagles will go into the conference tournament coming off something they have not experienced a lot this season: a loss. The Eagles will look to recover from a 69-53 loss to Oklahoma Baptist in their regular season finale and build momentum with a deep run in this weekend’s […]

Opinion

Snowflakes stimulate thinking

It’s amazing what a little thing like a snow flurry can do for people. We get so caught up in our day-to-day lives that everything starts to dull around us. Some may turn to unnatural things to give them variety, but I prefer a more natural method to break the […]

Opinion

Resident Assistant requirements

Selected each spring, Resident Assistants make up an integral part of the University ‘community’ experience. They go above and beyond, hosting prayer times in their rooms, pancake breakfasts, impromptu movies nights and unofficial therapy sessions. RA’s offer a shoulder to cry on and will laugh at all the lame jokes […]

Opinion

Student ponders true meaning of progress

I love progress. (I think we all do.) We get excited when our church grows, our business expands, new technology is developed, etc. It’s the American way – making a better life for ourselves than those who came before us. Progress is a beautiful thing. But I’ve got to ask […]

Leadership week lifts spirits
Opinion

Leadership week lifts spirits

I have to be perfectly honest. During the past three years I’ve attended JBU, I have paid very little attention to Leadership Week. I knew that it was hosted by The Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics and that it brought speakers to campus who had been largely influential through […]

Opinion

JBU Harlem Shake success

By now, we should all know about the ever so popular, Harlem Shake. The dance made its debut on the JBU campus last Wednesday in efforts to lighten the mood and bring back some of J. Alvin’s former glory. Many people have seen the videos all over Facebook and YouTube […]

Opinion

Student-athlete pours passion into FCA

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) has always been a passion of mine. After my internship with FCA Volleyball last summer, God put it on my heart to restart the FCA program here at JBU. FCA is the largest Christian sports organization in the world, and has a goal of using […]

Opinion

Faith dialogue brings perspective

At John Brown University, no denomination is given the final say on an institution-wide level. While professors must sign a basically Evangelical statement of faith when they are hired, there are no religious requirements made of students for them to attend the school. We at the Threefold Advocate appreciate that […]

News

Construction causes housing rearrangements

Upperclassmen at John Brown University may be wondering what their housing options are for next year, in light of the recent news about renovation of J. Alvin. Part of the remodeling plan requires that the townhouses be occupied by all males for the 2013-2014 school year. Lea Finder, a sophomore […]