Month: October 2015

Controversy highlights the power of words
Opinion

Controversy highlights the power of words

Last semester I wrote a profile for the Threefold Advocate about John Brown University nursing student Lulu Siamaambo entitled “Zambian student has big plans.” Little did I know that two weeks later, a scalding article in response to this profile would run front page in a Zambian newspaper. The story […]

Trump: Choose a side already
Opinion

Trump: Choose a side already

On the afternoon of June 16, our nation received a blessing from the gods of the electoral process. This blessing came down to us on a golden escalator in the form of Donald J. Trump. As he descended upon the unsuspecting crowd, we all thought the same thing: “What’s the […]

Festival showcases Siloam’s character
News

Festival showcases Siloam’s character

This year’s Homegrown Festival takes over South Broadway Street for its first-ever fall season debut. It is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Homegrown Festival is a free event that features live music and food trucks, as first started in Spring 2014. It will […]

Lifestyles

Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman

Sequel slowly begins, ends with gripping uncertainty Everyone has a watchman. It’s something like a conscious, and sometimes it just needs a little waking up. Sometimes the real world is an alarm clock. This is something Jean Louise Finch–or, Scout–learns in the sequel of “To Kill a Mocking Bird.” Let […]

Popular fast food restaurants below standard
News

Popular fast food restaurants below standard

Starbucks, Subway and Taco Bell were among the 21 popular restaurant chains that failed a health evaluation in a recent research report entitled “Chain Reaction.” Eighty percent of all antibiotics sold in the U.S are consumed by livestock and poultry instead of people, reported The Natural Resources Defense Council. In […]

News

Siloam responds to refugee crisis

The United States is stated to increase the number of refugees it accepts beginning this month by 15,000. Currently, the U.S. accepts 70,000 refugees from around the world, but will increase that number to 85,000 over the next year. In addition, John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State, announced that the […]

Invest time in the complex
Editorial

Invest time in the complex

Black and white are polar opposites. They are easily identified and rarely mistaken for one another. One can clearly identify black as black and white as white. Some people seem to think that many issues in politics should be approached in the same manner. Abortion, amongst many other issues, seems […]