Author: Megan Koontz

Opinion

Maybe we’re all maniacs

After the Emmy award-winning television show “Stranger Things,” Netflix studios has consistently cranked out movies and television shows. They are either tremendous successes or flops … and the jury is still out on their most recent endeavor: “Maniac.” “Maniac” is a dystopian reflection of the near future, critiquing the opioid […]

Christmas memories: ‘The Polar Express’
Lifestyles

Christmas memories: ‘The Polar Express’

Christmas traditions can often be meh … they are tried and true, but repetitive. Decorating Christmas cookies, trimming the tree and watching “It’s a Wonderful Life” are all fun aspects of Christmas, but there are definitely ways to spice up your Christmas traditions and keep things interesting from year to […]

Jews targeted at synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh
News

Jews targeted at synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh

On an early Saturday morning the Jewish Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, devolved from a peaceful place of worship to a chaotic crime scene when a gunman opened fire, killing 11 congregants and wounding four police officers. There were three congregations celebrating Shabbat services: Tree of Life, Dor Hadash and New […]

Secrets come to those who observe
Lifestyles

Secrets come to those who observe

Cloaked in a canopy of withered, towering trees with the green barely clinging to life is a paved, winding trail. It encircles the campus like an invisible ring, and it is open to any who desires to traverse it. With green street lamps strewn around the trail, their glow illuminating […]

Student exhibit combats gender norms
Local

Student exhibit combats gender norms

The top mathematics student in her country, Patricia Morales Chang, a Nicaraguan Walton student, started school in the United States with the expectation that she would receive the level of respect and encouragement in the field of mathematics. Morales said she was surprised when she was met with doubt and […]

A letter from the Managing Editor
Opinion

A letter from the Managing Editor

Dear Faculty, Staff, and Fellow Students, My name is Megan Koontz, and I am a senior communication major here at John Brown University. I am the Managing Editor this year for The Threefold Advocate. It is truly an honor to write, report and inform the campus of events and news […]