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-Letter from the Editor-

The Threefold Advocate welcomes you back from winter break. We are thrilled to start out the spring semester with a brilliant group of writers and editors centered on bringing you stories that inform and entertain. Work at the Threefold is starting up full-force as we head into the new year […]

Katie Arnold: Cheerleader
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Katie Arnold: Cheerleader

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What China really means to the United States

As the United States moves into the global economy, many Americans place China as an economic threat to the country. Aminta Arrington, assistant professor of intercultural studies at John Brown University, says otherwise. Because good relations don’t come easily to the two countries, Arrington says it’s a necessary struggle they […]

Firearm club promotes safety
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Firearm club promotes safety

In the fall semester of 2015, several construction management students had an idea for a club not seen on the JBU campus before: a club where students can learn how to use firearms, practice recreational shooting and possibly even enter into competitions with other schools all over the nation. With […]

Police respond to mental health crisis
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Police respond to mental health crisis

In light of recent high profile shootings that have involved victims who were potentially in a mental health crisis, police departments and law makers are trying to increase the training that officers receive to prevent these instances, according to USAtoday. Studies have found that people with mental illness are 16 […]

One of four racquetball courts to go
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One of four racquetball courts to go

The Walton Lifetime Health Complex will replace one of its four racquetball courts during the renovations scheduled to end in mid October. This reduction is going to allow room for an Outdoor Adventure Center, where students will be able to check out kayaks, mountain bikes, canoes, and camping gear. There […]

Carley McKinney
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Carley McKinney

Major: Elementary Education Year: Freshman How did you get into volleyball? I tried out for my high school team my freshman year. I had never touched a volleyball before and have in love ever since. What other sports are you interested in? I grew up playing soccer, softball, basketball, and […]

New players start with fours wins
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New players start with fours wins

                                                “I chose to come to JBU because I fell in love with the heart and the culture of this school.” -Sara Hughes The JBU Women’s Soccer […]

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Homecoming Games

Friday, Oct. 7 @4 p.m. Men’s Soccer Practice Pasta Dinner to follow at 5:30 p.m. @7:30 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Alumni Saturday, Oct. 8 @ 9:30 a.m. Women’s Rugby match @10:30 a.m. Ultimate Frisbee match @11 a.m. Silver Eagles touch match @11 a.m. Alumni Soccer Game @11:30 a.m. Men’s Rugby […]

Many American communities lack Internet access
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Many American communities lack Internet access

Digital redlining is the “connectivity divide” between some communities in the United States, according to AFRO, an African-American publication. The practice affects many rural, poor and non-Caucasian communities, according to AFRO, putting 20 percent of Americans behind 20 years technologically. Trisha Posey, professor of history said, “Redlining was a practice […]