Month: October 2017

Editorial

We are the Threefold

Welcome to JBU Hello and welcome to the first issue of the Threefold Advocate for the 2017-2018 school year. My name is Samuel Cross-Meredith, and I will be your editor-in-chief for the coming year. For many of us, myself included, this will be our last year as undergraduates. For many […]

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Natural Businesses Emerging in Siloam

As Siloam Springs continues to expand, two fresh and natural businesses have planted their roots Downtown and are bringing a new outlook on food and ice cream to the small Arkansas town. Pure Joy is a small ice-cream shop situated in the heart of Downtown Siloam Springs. It is not […]

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Feature Country: Vietnam and culture shock

Jane Le, a junior marketing and international business major at John Brown University, was born and raised in, Hochiminh, one of the biggest cities in Vietnam. Her parents were originally from Binh Dinh but moved to the city to look for jobs. Jane and her brother, Nick, had the desire […]

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North Korea: Through the eyes of South Korea

Prior to 1945, North and South Korea were a unified nation. It was in 1948 when the Soviet-backed north and the U.S.-backed south separated into independent nations sparking a long unsolved conflict. Woo Jong-il, a South Korean national who resides on the border, said in an interview to The Guardian, […]

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JBU commemorates victims of 9/11 attacks

For many of the students at John Brown University, 9/11 is a distant memory. Many students were too young to see the implications of the attacks, or even to fully understand what was happening at all, but for adult citizens of the United States, the attacks were terrifying. While there […]

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Opioid use fuels further addiction

Opioid addiction in the United States has claimed thousands of lives. According to American Society of Prescription Medicine, in 2015, there were over 52,000 recorded deaths from opioid overdose. Four out of five current heroin addictions started with prescription painkillers. Opioids have proven themselves to be a huge problem across […]

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Hurricane targets Texas homes

When Category 4 tropical storm Harvey made landfall on August 25, 2017, no one expected history in the making. Residents of Rockport, Texas observed 130 mph vortex winds, and soon, a large swath of Texas braced for the first hurricane to strike it and the surrounding Gulf of Mexico since […]

Siloam Springs: a hub for business
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Siloam Springs: a hub for business

A fall Saturday morning on John Brown University’s campus is a special thing. For those who haven’t experienced it, there’s a light air that blows through campus as the heat breaks and leaves start changing from vivid greens to vibrant purples and reds. The students who aren’t trapped by deadlines, […]

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Sex trafficking allegations

A woman contacted the Siloam Springs Police Department following an Aug. 5 incident with alleged sex traffickers at the Bob Henry Park in Siloam Springs. According to an article release by 5 News, the Siloam Springs Police Department requested the woman contact a detective in the criminal investigation division to […]