Month: September 2014

Student finds perspective in Europe
Opinion

Student finds perspective in Europe

This summer I spent two weeks in Budapest, Hungary on a graphic design and photography mission trip to serve the Youth With a Mission base of Kiev, Ukraine. Our original plan as a team was to go to Kiev and work with the base directly, but social and political tensions […]

Opinion

Discovering more than dirt

I rarely think ahead. I did not consider my options very much before I made the decision to go on the Jordan study abroad trip this summer, and I hardly thought about it at all before I hopped on the plane. The fact that we would be doing 3 weeks […]

Opinion

What are the Op-Eds?

Welcome to the Op-Ed section of the Threefold Advocate, a diverse and engaging beacon of free speech. You may be wondering what exactly this section of the newspaper is for, or maybe you do not even know there is a difference between the pages you are currently reading and the […]

Lifestyles

JBU mythbusters

Myth 1: Everyone at JBU is a Christian. “While most students at JBU claim to be Christians, approximately 3 to 5 percent claim another faith or no faith at all,” said Rod Reed, University chaplain. That’s right: as many as one in every twenty students does not lay claim to […]

Lifestyles

Beyond Chapel: Students need church

More than two-thirds of young adults attending Protestant churches in high school stop attending church for at least a year between the ages of 18 and 22, according to a research report by LifeWay, a major publishing company run by the Southern Baptist Convention. Lifeway surveyed 1,000 college students and […]

Artists inspire child-like enthusiasm through color
News

Artists inspire child-like enthusiasm through color

Dave Butler’s watercolors and Robin Hazard-Bishop’s pastels grace the walls of both visual arts buildings at John Brown University. Students on the University campus have already begun to enjoy and admire both Butler’s and Hazard-Bishop’s work. The galleries are a place to inspire art majors and non-art majors alike and […]

News

13 years post-tragedy

Thirteen years ago today, the United States was shaken at it’s core; the date 9/11 will never be viewed the same. Four hijacked planes crashed into the heart of New York City, the first two in the World Trade Center. The third crashed into the Pentagon’s west side, and the […]

Neighborhood Market opens in town
News

Neighborhood Market opens in town

Walmart’s new Neighborhood Market opened Wednesday morning, providing up to 95 new jobs for the Siloam Springs community and promising to expand the growth rate of North-West Arkansas. Located on 935 S. Holly St., the store opened after a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony. “Walmart is excited to be a part of […]

News

JBU ranks No. 1 in the South

U.S. News declared John Brown University the top regional college in the South this week, as well as a Best Value and “up-and-comer” university. Tying for first place with High Point University (N.C.) and Asbury University (Ky.), John Brown surpassed the other 98 southern regional colleges U.S. News evaluated. Rankings […]