Author: Megan Koontz

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 […]

News

Reduce, reuse and restyle; using thrifting for good

In 2013, a garment factory called Rana Plaza in Dhaka, Bangladesh collapsed. The factory was constructed with “substandard materials, with a blatant disregard for building codes,” according to the New York Times. Despite knowing the factory was unsafe for garment workers, factory owners urged their employees to continue working in […]

She shoots, she scores; but no one is watching
Sports

She shoots, she scores; but no one is watching

As the John Brown University Lady Eagles basketball players tie their shoe laces, wipe sweat off their brows, practice shooting three-pointers and continue building team chemistry and charisma during the final few weeks of their pre-season practices, they know they will be missing one thing when their season begins. They […]