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An Immigrant Story: Professor Rodriguez

My name is Juan Carlos Rodriguez. I am from the city of San Salvador in El Salvador. I teach mechanical engineering at John Brown University. My immigration story is a little different in the sense that this is the second time I get to live in the United States. The […]

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Campus, Cruelty, Camps at the Border

In 2019, the Harvard Business Review released the article “The State of Globalization and What It Means for Strategists,” a look at the past year and how that should influence businessman in their future tactics. This review pointed to the DHL Global Connectedness Index to examine the fact that, while […]

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A Word of Encouragement

Hi Guys! My name is Nazaria Bol. I am a sophomore,  Family and Human Services major with an emphasis in Management. I am from Guatemala, a beautiful country in Central America. I came to John Brown University last fall. During the time that I have spent at JBU, I have […]

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Dealing During COVID

“Stealing a moment to experience forbidden goods Knowing that you’re doing something you shouldn’t Glancing furtively around to make sure nobody sees As you absorb the chemicals, unsatisfying, knowing it’s more you’ll need You walk away guilty of the high you’ve just experienced Already planning when you’ll get your next […]

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Love Activates Action

The words “diversity” and “community” are undoubtedly overused on this campus. Sometimes they describe truly beautiful and cooperative spaces that exist at John Brown University. Other times the words ring superficial and empty in the ears of those relegated to the sidelines. The diversity of our student body is beautiful […]

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Not Home for the Summer

While 2020 has not been what everyone expected, it has certainly served as a learning and growing opportunity. My name is Damaris Merino, and I am one of the students who had to stay at JBU during the summer. These past months have consisted of a weird mix of feelings […]

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A Letter from the Executive Editor

Dear students, faculty, staff and community members, My name is Catherine Nolte, and I am a senior public relations major here at John Brown University. This year, I have the privilege of serving you as the executive editor of The Threefold Advocate. If you were to tell me four years […]

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Questioning God

These past few weeks have been weeks of confusion and, dare I say, chaos. One day, I was living in my dorm, and within a week, I was told to pack up everything and leave campus. These past weeks have been full of highs and lows, but I would say […]