Archive for September, 2013

Lady Eagles win game with a comeback
Sports

Lady Eagles win game with a comeback

The Women’s soccer team ended their game against Rogers State Tuesday the 17th with a win, finishing 3-1. Only one shot went past goalkeeper Kristen Morency, putting the Golden Eagles down a goal at the start of the second half, but the team managed to make a strong comeback. Sophomore […]

Volleyball prepares for SAC games
Sports

Volleyball prepares for SAC games

The Golden Eagle Volleyball team played in the Kansas Wesleyan Tournament September 13th and 14th at Kansas. The Lady Eagles fell to Tabor, Kansas Wesleyan, and The Ozarks, winning their game against Saint Mary with a clean sweep. They closed out the tournament with a 1-3 record. “We made a […]

Ultimate Frisbee encourages ministry
Sports

Ultimate Frisbee encourages ministry

Nestled between the tennis courts and soccer field sits a field of a different kind. It belongs to the Ultimate Frisbee team. The Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team, led by captains Andrew Goode, Chris Genheimer and Aric Powers works hard to learn and love a sport while still striving to bring […]

Opinion

Surrendering success

One day several years ago, my former boss asked me to help cover my coworker’s human embryonic stem cell experiment while he was out of town. I was suddenly faced with the painful choice of either offending my coworkers or assisting research which I believed to be morally wrong. You […]

Opinion

Strive to serve siloam

“Grow where you’re planted”: this was a saying I took to heart growing up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. As soon as I had my driver’s license, I called the community center to ask if I could volunteer. So for the next several years, I would start many of my days […]

Opinion

JBU Needs Nurses: Nursing program offers new opportunities

This past week the University announced that it cleared the first hurdle to establishing a fully accredited nursing program. We at the Threefold are excited about this opportunity for our science department and future JBU students. A nursing program fits in well with John Brown’s emphasis on developing practical skills […]

Opinion

Pop culture screams rape

Rape. I had to pause after writing the word because writing it just feels so dirty, especially on a Christian campus where, unless you’re friends with a Family & Human major, the topic of sex rarely comes up. Rape, an act which takes away the very dignity of its victim, […]

Opinion

For the CAUSE: Making ministry a life long habit

The beginning of a new semester always brings us lots of decisions to make. One of the most difficult is what to be involved in this semester. Enactus? Blue? A new job? Extra tutoring? Small Groups? E-VAN? Intermural? So many options, so little time. In making these decisions, something we […]

Opinion

Food attitude: Thoughts on JBU’s new cafeteria

Sometimes you don’t know how good you have it. Actually, most of the time you don’t know how good you have it. Since arriving at school, upperclassmen and faculty have been buzzing about how good the cafeteria is. It’s large enough so that you can actually talk to your friends […]

News

University plans to add nursing program

John Brown is one step closer to having a nursing program. After receiving a unanimous prerequisite approval on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing in Little Rock, JBU is set to begin creating a nursing program. According to the official press release published on Sept. 12, […]