Archive for January, 2016

Barker scores 1,000th point at home
Sports

Barker scores 1,000th point at home

Five days before the end of last semester, Brooke Barker scored the 1,000th point of her college career without even realizing it. Barker, who plays forward for the Golden Eagles, became the 17th player in program history to accomplish this feat. She followed Lauren Rogers, who reached the same milestone […]

Performer spreads message of reconciliation
News

Performer spreads message of reconciliation

With a smile stretched ear-to-ear and hands raised, Darris Sneed made his presence known on the John Brown University campus. Returning for the third time, Sneed’s joy effervesced from the stage in the Cathedral of the Ozarks as the student body worshipped together. Sneed’s message was a call to action […]

Arkansas ranked No. 4 on anti-abortion list
News

Arkansas ranked No. 4 on anti-abortion list

Americans United for Life ranked Arkansas the fourth most anti-abortion state in the nation this month. Arkansas was also recognized by the organization as their top All Star State for passing seven anti-abortion laws last year. These laws include preventing the state funding of abortion clinics, a law requiring a […]

Pride prevents service
Opinion

Pride prevents service

It has been a tradition in Christianity to spurn the service of our brothers and sisters upon us. While we are not reluctant in the least bit to serve our brothers and sisters, as a general rule for ourselves (Christians), we give of ourselves until we are bled dry. Then […]

No more pity parties over class projects
Opinion

No more pity parties over class projects

I am a family and human services major, which means that a year of my college education was spent completing senior seminar. This is a class in which you either write a book or produce a thesis of original research. You probably already knew that a significant amount of headspace […]

Lifestyles

Tulsa Immersion Trip

Less than two miles from the location of the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921, fifteen students learned about reconciliation and community development during a three-day immersion trip last weekend. Students stayed at John 3:16 Mission in Tulsa, Okla., an organization that operates by principles created by the Christian Community Development […]

Editorial

Pay attention to both sides

Work to improve the criminal justice system The Netflix series “Making a Murderer” has led to questioning the American legal system. Steven Avery did not appear to get a fair trial in the documentary and this needs to be discussed. The documentary has also come under fire. Several people are […]

Increased minimum wage benefits work-study students
News

Increased minimum wage benefits work-study students

Arkansas’s new minimum wage of $8.00 went into effect on Jan. 1. This is a 50-cent increase from last year’s wage, and 75 cents above the federal minimum wage. Work-study students at John Brown University will be allowed to continue working the same amount of hours, said financial aid enrollment […]

Golden Eagles prepare for final month
Sports

Golden Eagles prepare for final month

There is one month left in the basketball season, and John Brown University’s men’s basketball team is looking to capitalize in their final games. With a record of 10-10, the Golden Eagles hope to finish the season strong and earn a high seed in the Sooner Athletic Conference playoff tournament. […]

Opinion

Letter to the Editor

I was surprised when I read the last issue of the Threefold Advocate. Right on the very front was an article about the Chicago shooting. I am always saddened to hear about shootings. Shootings are tragic. So I began reading the article. Within the article called “Chicago Shooting Sparks Unrest” […]