Archive for September, 2013

Opinion

Finish the Bridge!

The University Street Bridge over Sager Creek is a key part of Siloam Springs’ infrastructure. The project to replace the old bridge is slated to wrap up next month, barring inclement weather. Yet, the project has already dragged on for months. We at the Threefold believe the bridge project should […]

Grad school opportunities come to campus
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Grad school opportunities come to campus

Whether set on Harvard Law or simply contemplating the possibility of graduate school, a slew of events offered this week at John Brown University will help inform and connect students. Chris Confer, director of the Career Development Center, recommended sophomores and juniors especially take advantage of the Graduate School Fair […]

Looking toward the future: JBU’s five-year plan
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Looking toward the future: JBU’s five-year plan

Strategic planning has begun for John Brown University’s 2015-2020 school years. Strategic planning is a strategy to pin down long-term goals of the University and to judge progress on previously set goals. This is the second official strategic plan while Chip Pollard has been president of the University. Strategic plans […]

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JBU students recount destruction of Colorado floods

After almost two weeks marked by catastrophic floods, residents of Colorado are now able to start the recovery process. According to The Denver Post, almost 6,000 Colorado families fled for safety from flooding and landslides that destroyed an estimated 1,900 homes. Nbcnews.com reported that officials had confirmed the number of […]

University Street bridge project nears completion
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University Street bridge project nears completion

The bridge to nowhere is soon to be the bridge to somewhere once again. According to Randy Atkinson, Siloam Springs’ public services director, the University Street bridge will be completed by the middle of October. Construction on the University Bridge, in downtown Siloam Springs, began July 1, 2012. The previous […]

Lifestyles

Translating the Voice of God

David Capes, a professor at Houston Baptist, urged students during chapel last week to find “a part to play in worshiping God.” Capes said one way he has discovered to worship God is as a scholar through a new translation of the Bible called the Voice. “We never really get […]

Lifestyles

Prisoners movie steals the box office

Directed by Denis Villeneuve, Prisoners hit no. 1 at the box office this weekend. Starring Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal, this dark thriller is sure grip and excite the senses. The story takes place over Thanksgiving when Keller Dover’s (Jackman) friends and family get together to share a night of […]

The world of university finances explained, Part One
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The world of university finances explained, Part One

With the latest unemployment numbers still hanging above seven percent and the economic outlook of the country uncertain, college is one of the biggest and most influential investments for any high school graduate. Even after understanding the benefits of a bachelor’s degree and all that John Brown University has to […]

Campus Safety issues firearm to Director
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Campus Safety issues firearm to Director

Campus Safety is moving forward in arming safety officers on campus. As of Tuesday, Sept. 24, Campus Safety Director Scott Wanzer will be carrying a firearm as he patrols the John Brown University campus. “Even when I first came to JBU, on one or two occasions I was asked what […]

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Students and faculty celebrate Constitution Day

The words of Martin Luther King Jr., resounded through the speakers of the Bynum Theater as John Brown University students and faculty assembled to observe Constitution Day on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. “We cannot afford to stop moving. . . our nation has a date with destiny,” said King in […]