Editorial

Editorial

Take care of our youth

According to the Sentencing Project, the United States is the world’s leader in incarceration with 2.2 million people currently in prison or jail. Prison overcrowding is a significant problem, and results in youth being assigned to adult prisons and jails to serve their sentences. North Carolina, Connecticut and New York […]

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Look for the hidden truth

Last year, after Donald Trump’s presidency was announced, Shia LaBeouf established an art project called “He Will Not Divide Us.” LaBeouf set up a camera for bystanders to voice their arguments for unity. LaBeouf’s actions speak for him, and his actions speak louder. Whatever side LaBeouf’s actions spoke for, it […]

Honor black history
Editorial

Honor black history

President Donald Trump didn’t seem to know who Frederick Douglass was when he mentioned the slave-turned-abolitionist and suffrage campaigner at a Black History Month event on Feb. 1. “Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is getting recognized more and more, I notice,” Trump […]

Editorial

Respectful disagreement

Disagreement and discussion are necessary in a democracy. Through argument people are able to understand the views of others and accept the fact that they are not always right. During this time in the U.S., it is easy to encounter people with different points of views, ideas and beliefs. We […]

Editorial

Dividing the nations

The real cost of the wall President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 25 directing the Department of Homeland and Security to start building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. We The Threefold Advocate are against this order, for a few reasons. First, the wall meant to expand […]

Editorial / Opinion

Letter to the editor: Huckabee seeks to ‘engage in healthy and open dialogue’

Dear Editor: I was sent a copy of the letter by a group of former and current students objecting to my scheduled appearance at John Brown University on Thursday, February 2.  I appreciate the courage of the students who signed the letter and welcome their criticism and condemnation of me […]

Editorial / Opinion

Letter to the editor: ‘Show better discernment’ regarding chapel speaker

President Pollard: make a stand for mercy and call out injustice We are writing to express our extreme disapproval over the selection of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee to address the student body of John Brown University in chapel on February 2. It is critical that the Evangelical community strongly […]

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 […]

Editorial

America after Trump

  Speak against fear   The United States of America has elected a reality television star as its leader. The racist sentiments of the alt-right have smoldered since Donald Trump uttered the words “build a wall,” and have now spilled over into the American public. There have been reports of […]

Editorial

Dakota Pipeline Protests

Discord runs deeper than disagreement In the latest in a series of violent encounters regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline, law enforcement officers and nearly 400 protestors clashed on Sunday, Nov. 20. Demonstrators set fires, and officers fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water at the crowds on a night where […]