Opinion

How my ADHD experience matters
Opinion

How my ADHD experience matters

When I was diagnosed with attention deficit disorder the summer before fifth grade, I felt like I was separated from the other kids in my class. I felt alone and was frustrated with myself and the struggles I faced. I was put on medication. I dealt with anger management issues, […]

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Build strong friendships in college

In Shakespeare’s play Hamlet one of his characters named Polonius offers advice to his son Laertes such as “know your friends and choose them wisely.” This fall we have over 400 freshman students at JBU. Most of you who are freshmen don’t know each other and are experiencing the joy […]

A need for connectedness
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A need for connectedness

I wrote an article earlier this semester about why athletes at John Brown University deserve more support than they currently get. I made an effort to tie in unity of the school and to help bring all of us together. However, I must admit that when I wrote the article, […]

Racial inequality exists
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Racial inequality exists

The U.S. is often described as the Melting Pot of the world — people from every continent, country and nation call America their home. People of all races are treated equally in America. After all, we are “one Nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Except… we’re […]

Education empowers
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Education empowers

I believe in higher education. Even if the only thing you know about me is that I wrote an article for the Threefold Advocate, the newspaper for John Brown University, it’s a safe assumption. But let me explain. I come from a single-mother home in Arkansas, which already communicates the […]