Archive for April, 2013

Illustration exhibit draws all ages
Lifestyles

Illustration exhibit draws all ages

You know you remember them: the bright, saucer-like moon you said goodnight to, the wild things in your dreams, the enormous larger-than-life red dog. Children’s book illustrations. They captured your imaginations then, and now they capture the imaginations of your nieces and nephews. The art of illustrating for children is […]

Familiar face radiates authentic positivity
Lifestyles

Familiar face radiates authentic positivity

“Get away! Get away!” the man screamed with blood dripping down his head as he lunged at 16-year-old Allie Miller. His knife slashed the air in front of her. Allie stepped back and reached for her gun, yelling, “Knife! Knife!” An officer ran from around the corner and hit the […]

The new Next Big Thing
News

The new Next Big Thing

The third annual Next Big Thing took place last night in the Cathedral of the Ozarks. The Next Big Thing is a musical competition of original artists, where the winner walks away with an extended play record deal. The winner is selected by combining audience votes with the judges’ choices. […]

Bringing home the message of the cross
News

Bringing home the message of the cross

The chapel filled with sounds of chopping wood as Joe White, CEO of Kanakuk Kamps, came on stage and began to share the thoughts of a Roman soldier who was building the cross for Jesus’ crucifixion. As White continued his monologue, the man beside him ceased to chop and slowly […]

Opinion

May the best spy win

The most stressful time of the year is almost here. No sleeping, no eating, no relaxing—always on the move. That’s right. It’s almost time for Spy vs. Spy. But have no fear, the Threefold Advocate has the tips you need to be the top spy. 1. Stock up on Slim […]

Men’s season ends in second round
Sports

Men’s season ends in second round

At halftime of their second round matchup with Georgetown College, the men’s basketball team found itself down by 12 points. A furious second half comeback fueled by senior guard Abel Galliguez cut the deficit but fell short, ending the Eagles tournament run, and season, in an 80-67 loss to Georgetown. […]

Parish reflects on time at JBU
Sports

Parish reflects on time at JBU

Now gearing up to graduate and return to Texas, senior Anna Parish never envisioned coming to John Brown University. The point guard and exercise studies major knew she desired to play college basketball but did not hear about the University until the summer before her senior year of high school. […]

Opinion

Pay as you weigh airlines

An economics scholar in Norway, researching the flight industry to address costs, has deduced that passengers should pay by the pound to fly. Heavier passengers should pay more to get to the same location as lighter folks? Seriously mister economics scholar, have you heard of a little thing called discrimination? […]

Church calendar reflections: Lent
Opinion

Church calendar reflections: Lent

I like to think of myself as an organized person, well maybe more than organized. Perhaps fixated and obsessed would be more accurate. Accordingly, I like my calendar. No, I need my calendar. My life is intimately connected to my calendar, and I have come to realize that the reason […]

Opinion

Student puts grandparent stereotype to rest

There is this stereotype that says grandparents are boring, out of style and not relatable to anyone under the age of 50. I have grown up believing the stereotype is wrong. I have always believed that grandparents should be respected for their wisdom and cherished for their personality. Yet, I […]