Archive for October, 2013

Opinion

Government: Problems in politics

When the federal government shut down on Monday night, it left a lot of people asking questions. What does this mean? How did this happen? How long will it last? But above it all rose the question of who would budge first. The Republican House, seeking to tie preventing a […]

Phrases to strike from the debate
Opinion

Phrases to strike from the debate

There’s been a lot of talk lately about how homosexuality should be dealt with in general, within the church and at JBU. That’s good; it’s an important conversation to have. What frustrates me, though, is the level that the discourse so often fails to rise above. So I’ve taken the […]

Creative Dining brings seasonal favorites to Cali
News

Creative Dining brings seasonal favorites to Cali

The air is getting crisper and cooler. The sweatshirts and boots are peeking from their summer hibernation. As fall makes its appearance, it has permeated to most of the hot spots on campus, including JBU’s own California Café. As students and faculty walk in, they are now greeted by the […]

News

Internships offer opportunities to English majors

The English Department Internship Program has been extended to all English Majors, with the goal of providing students with opportunities for workplace experience and professional development. To be eligible, a students must have at least sophomore standing and a 3.0 GPA. According to the official document from the JBU English […]

News

Concurrent credits now available to grad hopefuls

The graduate and undergraduate programs are now working together to offer concurrent credit classes. Concurrent credit classes give students both undergraduate and graduate credit. Though no formal program is yet in place, students interested in a master’s degree in business or counseling can get special approval for concurrent classes. “If […]

News

Staff report: when the lights went out

Tuesday nights in the Triangle, the Threefold Advocate’s office, can be hectic. But on Oct. 1 at 6:48 p.m., the office was peaceful but busy. The opinion page was almost finished, the copy editor was furiously correcting stories and the editor-in-chief was “discussing” with the sports editor how to layout […]

Plumstone, Chilero at the Marketplace
Lifestyles

Plumstone, Chilero at the Marketplace

When I was in Costa Rica this past summer my friend and host, Jose, showed me around San Jose. With two big cathedrals, an old, colonial opera house, and a bunch of museums, the town was full of great stuff to do and see. But nothing sticks in my memory […]

JBU dominates silver screen at offshoot film festival
Lifestyles

JBU dominates silver screen at offshoot film festival

JBU student films have been selected for the Offshoot Film Festival, which begins today and continues through Sunday. The festival takes place at the Global Campus at the University of Arkansas, 2 E. Center St., Fayetteville, Ark. “This is the way for independent film to be recognized, and sometimes the […]

Artists express creativity at Giving Voice
News

Artists express creativity at Giving Voice

The annual Giving Voice Festival of the Arts took place Thursday and Friday, hosting four writers and a variety of events celebrating creative expression through faith. The festival began with a special chapel featuring novelist Tom Maltman and singer, songwriter and novelist Andrew Peterson. Maltman spoke in chapel on Thursday […]

Where the John Brown cash flows
News

Where the John Brown cash flows

Despite John Brown University’s fundraising and cost control efforts, tuition has increased an average of 4.69 percent in the last five years. University President Charles Pollard has heard in meetings with parents and students that both cost control and quality enhancement are important. “Sometimes those two things are diametrically opposed,” […]