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Adventures Abroad
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Adventures Abroad

Sitting at the airport in Philadelphia, I suddenly started to panic. Coming to the realization that I was not going to John Brown University, I was leaving my comfort zone. My thoughts raced to the huge city of Quito, Ecuador where I was headed. The people in that country didn’t […]

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Exercise your right to vote

Friends, young people, students of John Brown University, I am here today with a message: go vote. While you as a younger voter may not feel that your vote matters, I am here to say that you are wrong. For one thing, voting in itself is a right that we […]

SGA: We’re here to help
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SGA: We’re here to help

Stop!!! Before you read the rest of this, pause for a second. Take a long, deep breath. Feel any better? Life at JBU can get pretty crazy for anyone. With classes, projects, work study, extra-curricular activities, athletics, time with friends, concerns about family and friends back home, not to mention […]

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Locally Grown

Eating locally is not a new idea; before the rise of the supermarket in the early twentieth century, it was most likely the only option. But local produce has become somewhat of a trend in recent years. Farmers’ markets seem to be popping up everywhere, as do area restaurants publicizing […]

Adventures abroad
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Adventures abroad

Cabbage, potatoes, folklore, castles, pubs, beauty, green, Guinness, sheep, rugby, music, rain, history. Ireland. The Ireland Study Abroad team has only been on the Emerald Island for a week, but in that short time we have already seen the beautiful northern shore and the curious Giant’s Causeway. We have tasted […]

Join the cause
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Join the cause

Since coming to JBU, I’ve experienced tremendous encouragement in my spiritual walk. The main ways I’ve received this encouragement are through chapel services three times a week, the Passion groups I’ve been involved in the last two years, the church I’ve attended here in Siloam, and professors and friends who […]

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This is who we are

Welcome to campus, whether it is your first semester or your tenth. As you are settling into the routine of the school year, The Threefold Advocate wants to offer its ideas about what John Brown University is and some tips about how to get the most quality out of your […]

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Reader’s Guide

Welcome to The Threefold Advocate’s Op/Ed pages. We are excited to start a new school year with our diligent readers. If you are new, we invite you to continue to join us every Thursday, as we share varied points of views and commentary on what’s going on in and out […]

Mexico es mi amor
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Mexico es mi amor

This summer I did my internship at Casa Kim, an orphanage in Tekax, Yucatan in Mexico and I could not have been more excited. When I landed at the airport in Cancun I had several expectations of what my time in Mexico was going to look like, and let’s just […]