Month: March 2016

Protection for journalists everywhere
Opinion

Protection for journalists everywhere

It is important to report everyday activities. The information we read and are able to share is made by people—journalists, to be specific. As a communication major and a Threefold Advocate staff member, information is vital to me. I have to admit that there are topics I do not like […]

Men’s tennis faces challenges
Sports

Men’s tennis faces challenges

With two matches under its belt, John Brown University’s men’s tennis team is firing up for two more matches against Southwestern College and Oklahoma Baptist today. The team kicked off this season with a 7-2 loss against Hendrix and a quick comeback of 7-2 win against College of the Ozarks […]

Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset
Lifestyles

Steps for spring break preparations

March is finally here! Which also means that Spring Break is coming! Students everywhere are preparing themselves for the break. Many are returning home and others are traveling inside the U.S. and overseas. Here are some basic steps to be well prepared for any trip. Save money No money, no […]

UK voting to leave EU
News

UK voting to leave EU

United Kingdom Prime Minister, David Cameron, decided a date for a referendum regarding the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union, according to BBC News. A referendum is a public vote on a particular decision. The general populace of the U.K. is asked to answer a question, and the government […]

March Madness inspires competition
Sports

March Madness inspires competition

March is here, and so is March Madness. The annual National Collegiate Athletic Association college basketball tournament, which is popularly known as March Madness, is a Division I tournament in which 68 college basketball teams play against each other in single-elimination games. The NCAA divides the teams into four regions: […]

Students host 24-hour prayer
News

Students host 24-hour prayer

John Brown University students are organizing a 24-hour period of worship and prayer in the Cathedral of the Ozarks this weekend. As of Tuesday, two local churches have committed to have worship bands there. The event is the result of collaboration between University administration, the Audio Visual Lighting crew, local […]

New community library opens
News

New community library opens

Promising entertainment, nusic and snacks, the new Siloam Springs Library will host its grand opening celebration this Saturday, March 12. The long-awaited new building, located at 205 East Jefferson Street, has gone through years of planning and months of construction. Community members, schoolchildren and city officials celebrated the building’s completion […]

Climbing challenges students’ fears
Lifestyles

Climbing challenges students’ fears

Warmer weather and clearer skies provide the perfect opportunity to take advantage of outdoor activities. Those in search of a hobby should consider pursuing rock climbing. This activity requires a mixture of mental persistence and brute physical strength to overcome height and fear. “Climbing scares me 100 percent, which is […]

City votes to extend sales tax
News

City votes to extend sales tax

The residents of Siloam Springs have voted to extend a 10-year addition to the city sales tax. The sales tax is 3/8 of a cent, according to the Siloam Springs city website. This extension will not raise taxes for city residents, as it has been in effect since 2006. “From […]

Women lose to top-seeded team
Sports

Women lose to top-seeded team

The second-round game of the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament brought John Brown University’s women’s basketball team’s season to an end. The Golden Eagles competed in the tournament from March 3-4 in Waxahachie, Texas. Though the team achieved a victory in the first round, the second round brought a season-ending loss […]