Month: October 2013

Opinion

Save Mock Rock: Rise up and act

First Mock Rock… then what, the TP Game? Candlelight? Traditions are what create and sustain the JBU community that we all claim to admire so much. When we The Threefold Advocate heard this beloved event was in danger of extinction, we decided to become the University’s equivalent of Greenpeace, jumping […]

Opinion

From princess to slut: Rethinking female halloween costumes

Google “women’s Halloween costumes” and try to find an outfit that doesn’t show the model’s bust popping over the costume’s top or her legs stretching from beneath the gaudy get-up that covers only one-third of her thighs. Google “little girl Halloween costumes,” and the selection you see will consist mostly […]

Eagles hand OBU first loss of season
Sports

Eagles hand OBU first loss of season

Saturday afternoon, the women’s soccer team gave Oklahoma Baptist University their first loss of the season. The 3-0 victory over OBU was a conference win for the Golden Eagles. Nicholas Robinson, director of sports information, released a recap of Saturday’s game, stating that five JBU players finished the match with […]

Sports

Rugby beats Pitt State

The John Brown University Rugby club won a match on Saturday against Pitt State on their home pitch. The final score was 26-10. The JBU Campus Life page stated that the Rugby Club is dedicated to the head-heart-hand philosophy, their goal being “to combine the hard hitting game of rugby […]

Project seeks to educate on domestic violence
News

Project seeks to educate on domestic violence

Two red silhouettes visited campus last week, harbingers of a campaign by the Silent Witness Project. The Silent Witness Initiative began in 1990 as an awareness campaign against domestic violence. Now organizations from all fifty states participate in programs designed to educate people about the proliferation of domestic violence resulting […]

News

Fighting the war for the sidewalk

With weather permitting and the new JBU bike renting service, more and more students are resorting to wheels to get around campus. Many students who walk as the main way of transportation on campus are bothered by the lack of etiquette from bikers, boarders and scooters. Rebekah Hedges, sophomore communication […]

News

Revived club plays and prays together

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes club at John Brown University kicked off to a lively start Wednesday night with dodge ball, prizes and pizza at the Walton Health Center’s Hurte lounge. Student club leaders expected a similarly strong turnout to last year’s dodge ball kick-off night. Co-captain Kenny Crane, a […]

Update: college of education continues expansion
News

Update: college of education continues expansion

Within the past few years the department of education at John Brown University added a master’s degree program and announced a structural change, continuing to expand and move forward as the College of Education. The current semester is no exception to growth, with new changes in the College’s traditional undergraduate […]

News

Chapel speaker marries science and theology

Relationships are not an exact science, but last week’s chapel speaker showed how science can help. Scott Stanley, co-director and research professor of the Center for Marital and Family Studies at the University of Denver, shared his research discoveries and insight in chapel on Tues., Oct. 8 and Thurs., Oct. […]

Lifestyles

Plumstone wants to hear from you!

“Do you think you could throw that high?” I asked my older brother, Park, pointing at a stream of toilet paper draped over the top of a giant oak. “I bet I could!” I set down my candy bucket, squatted, cocked back my arm, and sprung into the air, my […]