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The skin that I’m in

Walking into a classroom with headphones in my ears, I notice the stares, the looks, the curiosity and sometimes even the disappointment. “Who is she?” “Why is she here?” “Is she smart enough to be here?” I am an average student at JBU who happens to stand out from the […]

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Threefold editors’ exit interviews

Russell Hixson As interviewed by Brittany Reading What are your impressions of Arkansas after coming here from Canada? There some initial things that were new to me. It was incredibly hot and sticky, strangers waved at you, people talked really loud. I felt claustrophobic not being close to the ocean. […]

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Fostering rational debate

Yesterday, I ran into an article posted by a good friend of mine on Facebook. The article was on whether or not the church should categorically condemn acts of homosexuality as evil. Let me explain first by saying that this is a much respected friend of mine. Because of the […]

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Bidding farewell

In a mere three weeks, I will have completed 19 years of school. 19 years! What I have done for my entire life will be over, and I will have to start all over again. I have to become a grown up. I have to find a job. I have […]

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Call to order: practical advice for our student government

We have written about what our Student Government Association does and the areas they could improve on. After all, one of our responsibilities as the press is to hold our institution accountable for their actions, be watchdogs for the little men. The duties are great for SGA. They really are […]

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Letter to the editor: Missing Salsa Dance explained

In light of the past two articles concerning an expected Salsa dance here at JBU, SAC has been asked to respond. Over the past couple years, a Salsa dance was held in February. This event was co-sponsored by JBU Club CIF (Council for International Friendship) and Elevate, a division of […]

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Weighing pros and cons of homeschooling

The strangest text I’ve ever received read, “If you ever had kids, would you homeschool them?” It seemed such an odd question and I wondered why anybody would care enough to send a text about it. But it did make me think. What is the value of homeschooling, and is […]