Month: April 2014

Opinion

A response to theThreefold’s Next Big Thing review

With regards to the Next Big Thing album review recently published in the Threefold Advocate, I believe three major things should have been taken into account when writing these reviews: the size of this school, the weight of the contest, and the means by which the music was produced. John […]

Opinion

Responding with a different view of sin and grace

After reading Wadsack’s column in last week’s issue, I would like to offer another perspective on the issue. Scripture is the ultimate truth, which is why we have to be faithful to carefully study the text and understand the original intent of the biblical authors. There are many interpretations of […]

Professor Balla to retire after 29 years of teaching
Lifestyles

Professor Balla to retire after 29 years of teaching

After teaching for 29 years at John Brown University, Professor of Business Don Balla will retire this spring. As the semester wraps up and his time at the University is celebrated, Balla will have one last opportunity to speak in front of students at Commencement. Before arriving at the University […]

University showcases academic excellence
News

University showcases academic excellence

John Brown University students of various ages, majors and academic passions will be able to represent each of the University’s divisions by showcasing their research in the 2014 Celebration of Academic Excellence next week. The Celebration of Academic Excellence provides select students with the distinct opportunity to present research from […]

Opinion

Asexuality misunderstood

What is the first thing that pops in your mind when you hear the word “asexual”? For many, it’s how a cell duplicates and creates daughter cells. However, there’s another kind of asexual that you don’t read about in your biology textbook. That’s the kind of asexual that applies to […]

Andrew Goode: Teacher in Training
Lifestyles

Andrew Goode: Teacher in Training

Forty-five minutes with four wiggling, enthusiastic, elementary students may not sound fun to many, but for John Brown University senior Andrew Goode, this experience helped him decide what he wants to do after graduation. Goode, an early childhood education major from Firth, Neb., is a member of the pilot class […]

Garza draws from varied experiences
Lifestyles

Garza draws from varied experiences

Moments passed as he sat at the table with his hands folded, intently looking down — searching for the perfect words to define who he was, is and wished to become. “A word that would define my past would be ignorant. Am I going to be able to explain that?” […]

News

SGA announces new campus leaders

The results are in, and several new faces will be joining next year’s Student Government Association. Junior business Administration major Brad Johnson will be serving as president, and is ready to make SGA a bolder, more relevant campus organization. “As president of SGA, I look forward to realizing the opportunity […]

News

Career Development gathers grad employment statistics

Each year, the Career Development Center requests graduating seniors to fill out a survey which asks questions about their plans after graduation. The survey serves as a resource for multiple things, including letting the university know which students have jobs and which do not, data for when the university is […]