Archive for February, 2013

News

Acuff speaks truth through satire

Wall street journal best-selling author and comedian, Jon Acuff, spoke in chapel and led a talk back session at John Brown University Thursday. Acuff’s goal is to clear away the mess of Christianity using satire. Acuff gave examples of some things that he has noticed about Christians today. Sometimes we […]

From parody to artistry, annual show impresses many
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From parody to artistry, annual show impresses many

Freezing friends, families and fellow students huddled outside the Cathedral of the Ozarks before the 2013 Talent and Variety Show at John Brown University. Mothers Dawn Eshnaur and Linda Hodge were at the front of the line, eager to see their sons perform in this year’s show. To be at […]

Tennis opens new season
Sports

Tennis opens new season

The men’s and women’s tennis teams opened the 2013 season with three contests against NCAA opponents in central Arkansas. Both the men’s team and the women’s team went 0-3 against NCAA Div II Harding and NCAA Div III Hendrix and Ozarks. On Friday in Little Rock, both teams lost 9-0 […]

Sports

Rent-a-rugger funds a game

In the wake of a fundraising crisis, sophomore Chris Dye and junior Tyler Kinzer, both dedicated members of the John Brown University rugby team, brainstormed up the idea of a Valentine’s banquet sponsored by the team. The banquet first spun off of the idea of “Rent-a-Rugger” where University girls could […]

Lady Eagles in the hunt for fourth seed
Sports

Lady Eagles in the hunt for fourth seed

All season, women’s head coach Jeff Soderquist has said his goal is to see the Lady Eagles in home whites with a fourth seed in the conference tournament. With two games to go against teams in the hunt for the same spot, that goal is within reach. The Lady Eagles […]

Golden Eagles grab first ever season title
Sports

Golden Eagles grab first ever season title

Bill George Arena will have a new banner next season. The men’s basketball team’s goal is to add a few more. The Golden Eagles won their first ever Sooner Athletic Conference regular season title with a thrilling 84-78 win over Lubbock Christian in double overtime on Saturday. The 13-1 Eagles’ […]

Opinion

Voices are now the solution

Quite a few months ago an article from USA Today was written on the effectiveness of Congress. It admitted in the article that the Congress under Obama’s first term was one of the most ineffective ever. Over the span of two years only 61 bills were passed—making it one of […]

Opinion

Give respect to earn respect

Privacy plays a major role in our lifestyle, yet you always have that certain individual or group of people who try to weasel into your lifestyle. Everyone is entitled to their privacy and no one should try to put pressure on another person to expose their private agenda. For instance, […]

Opinion

Gun control and free will

On December 14, people all across America were stunned as the tragic news of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting in Newtown, Conn. spread. Hearing the dreadful news of the death of 20 students and six adults, there were various comments made about the incident and many put the blame of […]

Opinion

Food provider promises

With the announcement of the new food provider last week, student expectations for future caf meals soared. We at the Threefold Advocate believe the University was overdue for a change. With millions of dollars going into facilities and expansion, the provided meals did not equal the quality for which the […]