Opinion

How to procrastinate like a professional
Opinion

How to procrastinate like a professional

Students in college often struggle to balance homework, social life and a healthy sleep schedule. Putting off homework until the last minute to hang out with friends is a major problem that lowers students’ overall GPA and does not allow for a healthy sleep cycle. Procrastination often forces students to […]

Classism in media coverage of the Middle East
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Classism in media coverage of the Middle East

The death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been in the news a lot recently. It’s certainly a tragedy and is obviously something to mourn. The calls for sanctions on Saudi Arabia aren’t entirely inappropriate, independent of the politics of sanctions. However, I feel those in the news media need […]

The unlikely pairing of two words
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The unlikely pairing of two words

Confidence and humility, two opposite words that I used to believe had zero overlap. I would always hear these words in the context of two different conversations. When I felt lousy about my talents, people would tell me to have more confidence. When I was too proud of my accomplishments, […]

Nostalgia served in a hunny pot
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Nostalgia served in a hunny pot

All there is at first is a yellow-white screen, resembling aged old paper. A soft tune starts up as sketch lines begin to appear. A tree comes into focus, its leaves an ambiguous clump. Fluffy clouds come next, and then the grass, revealing a hill and a path. The music […]

‘Searching’ breaks film boundaries
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‘Searching’ breaks film boundaries

With an unforeseen disappearance, a case of catfishing and an investigation in which no one can be trusted, everyone is asking one question: what happened to Margot Cho? ‘Searching’ is an innovative Screenlife thriller that tells the story of Mr. Cho (played by David Kim), an anguished father in search […]

Secrets of JBU: The glass box of tears
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Secrets of JBU: The glass box of tears

Its most frequent visitors call it the ‘glass box of tears’. Tucked away in the bottom corner of the Cathedral, the glass box serves many purposes: comfort, refuge and motivation.   You wouldn’t find the Chapman lounge unless you were either a. guided there by another person or seeking a […]

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How to write an opinion piece

Rants, raves and arguments, while often associated with activist college students, are ways to express one’s greatest passions, favorite organizations, causes and defenses of minority opinions. The Threefold Advocate is looking for students who are interested in giving a voice to important discussions that students care about or shining a […]