Archive for January, 2017

Core curriculum changes proposed
News

Core curriculum changes proposed

Faculty and administration members are looking into lowering the required core curriculum hours in order to lessen students’ course loads and enrich their studies within their majors.  The Core Curriculum Committee proposed its curriculum plan at noon on Wednesday, January 18, in Simmons Great Hall. Numerous professors and faculty members […]

Fake news confuses many Americans
News

Fake news confuses many Americans

Approximately two in three Americans believe that fabricated news stories cause “a great deal of confusion” about the basic facts of current events, according to a survey of 1,002 U.S. adults conducted by the Pew Research Center in December. Makayla Kilmer, freshman family and human services major, said she once […]

President of South Korea impeached
News / World

President of South Korea impeached

South Korean President Park Geun-hye was accused of a corruption scandal that led to the first impeachment in the country’s history. President Park, impeached with a vote of 234 to 56 by lawmakers in South Korea’s National Assembly, had plans to stay in office until February 2018. She is currently […]

University divided over ban on kneeling
Sports

University divided over ban on kneeling

In 2016, the nation protested against racism. In late August, a San Francisco 49ers football player decided to take a stand by kneeling when the national anthem was played. The NFL quarterback, Colin Kaepernick, said he doesn’t agree with how the country does not support black rights. With the recent […]

Intramural sports furnish community
Sports

Intramural sports furnish community

Community is an important component of John Brown University. It is often referenced as something that sets JBU apart from other universities, and intramural sports play a role in growing the type of community JBU wants to be known for. In a study released by Albany University, participating in intramurals […]

Athletes condition in off season
Sports

Athletes condition in off season

The athletic teams on campus participate in hard workouts multiple days a week to keep in shape when they don’t have games. A wide array of athletic teams train during their off seasons. Off season workouts for cross-country, soccer, volleyball and tennis have continued into the new year with the […]

Rising NBA stars compete for playoffs
Sports

Rising NBA stars compete for playoffs

The race is on to determine the next rising NBA star. This year, the Cleveland Cavaliers top the eastern bracket with 29 wins and 11 loses. The Golden State Warriors are leading the western conference, and boast a four game winning streak. With playoffs just around the corner, predictions are […]

Featured Athlete
Sports

Featured Athlete

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-Letter from the Editor-

The Threefold Advocate welcomes you back from winter break. We are thrilled to start out the spring semester with a brilliant group of writers and editors centered on bringing you stories that inform and entertain. Work at the Threefold is starting up full-force as we head into the new year […]

Editorial

Protect the vulnerable

Healthcare replacement should consider minorities’ needs President Trump began the process for repealing the Affordable Care Act immediately after his inauguration. Little is known about what will replace it, but 18 million Americans may be left uninsured with the repeal of the ACA.  We believe that without a comparable and […]