Author: KJ Roh

Safe Shorts keep runners safe from sexual assault
Technology

Safe Shorts keep runners safe from sexual assault

One out of every six American women have been the victims of aome form of sexual assualt in their lifetimes, according to the Rape Abuse and Incest National Network, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Safe Shorts were designed by Sandra Seilz, a German woman who wanted a portable safety […]

Calling for cultural competence
Opinion

Calling for cultural competence

El año pasado, me di cuenta que yo nunca había visto una historia en el Threefold en español. Busqué y busqué, pero no podía encontrar ningún artículo o historia escrito en español. “Què triste,” pensé, y decidí escribir uno. Creo que es importante que todos aprenden un otro idioma para […]

News

Honduran Presidential election riddled with corruption

Museums turned to piles of ash, incinerated by angry protesters and rioters. Police personnel were sent to suppress the revolts with tear gas and guns. The nation of Honduras cancelled schools and work, in light of the most recent Presidential Election. The 2017 Presidential Election in Honduras was controversial on […]

New disc golf course promotes fellowship on campus
Sports

New disc golf course promotes fellowship on campus

In early spring of 2017, Scott Marksberry, John Brown University’s former men’s soccer coach, mapped out a rough disc golf course with wooden stakes, letting students play the “holes” for feedback. What began as a coach’s idea has now become a reality in the form of the Eagle Ridge Disc […]

Five new sports for 2020 Olympics
Sports

Five new sports for 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee announced the addition of five new sports to the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan. These include baseball, softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing. Controversy surfaced when pole dancing, poker and foosball were proposed as possible additions. The Global Association of International Sports Federation decided […]

Faculty builds community through sports
Sports

Faculty builds community through sports

While intramural season began for students at John Brown University in the fall, a lesser-known form of community recreation has been in effect much longer. John Brown University faculty members have participated in intramural sports as well as an organized pickup game for over 20 years. Basketball and racquetball are […]

Flag football promotes a healthy outlet for competition
Sports

Flag football promotes a healthy outlet for competition

Intramural flag football season began on Sept. 18, shortly after intramural dodgeball ended. 8 men’s teams and 4 women’s teams are registered for the 2017 season, sporting such names as Glen Coco, Shake and Bake and Down, Set, HUTCH. Clancie Sorrell, member of the Glen Coco team, said she enjoys […]

Memphis teach-in celebrates church diversity
News

Memphis teach-in celebrates church diversity

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Gold words reading “Christ our Redeemer” sit on a peeling stage, bordered by the words “God our Father, Man our Brother” in equally faded print. Three pots of yellow flowers border the podium, the rest of the background decorated by student artwork representing the Civil Rights movement. In […]

Arkansas rated sixth most dangerous state
News

Arkansas rated sixth most dangerous state

  Arkansas is the sixth most dangerous state in 2017 in the U.S., according to Law Street Media. Law Street Media ranked each country according to the FBI’s top four major crime categories: murder, aggravated assault, robbery and forcible rape. In 2017, there were 521 violent crimes per 100,000 people […]

Volleyball searching for greatness
Sports

Volleyball searching for greatness

The Southern Athletic Conference saw the biggest upset of this semester on Sept. 15, when John Brown University beat Oklahoma City University for the first time since 2012. Bayli Reagan, junior outside hitter, said she believes the win should be contributed to the mindset of the team. “The chemistry on […]