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First dorm senator elected to SGA

This fall John Brown University students elected their first dorm senators to the Student Government Association. The Student Government Association is the students’ voice to the administration and faculty. Leanna Ngo, Student Government Association President, said this created six new positions. She said in the past the Resident Hall Associations, […]

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Fall break serves flood survivors

John Brown University will go on a new fall break missions trip to Southern Louisiana this year to serve those affected by the flood. Trip leader Cassie Isaacson said “At the beginning of the semester, Frank Huebert brought up the idea of the Louisiana fall break trip to help with […]

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Students encourage research before voting

Twenty- ve percent of voters dislike both Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump, compared to only eleven percent who disliked both Mitt Romney and President Obama, according to a Gallup Poll published in July. Trump, the Republican nominee supports health care reform, U.S. China trade reform and immigration reform. Clinton, the […]

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God is faithful through suffering

  I was two days away from turning twenty when I watched my brother die. He had been diagnosed with type 3B small cell lung cancer at the beginning of my freshman year of college. He was twenty-eight, in good health and had never been a smoker. He died in […]

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 […]

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Letter from the Editor

Welcome to the Threefold Advocate’s first issue of the year. Our team looks forward to a year filled with new story ideas, healthy discussion and spontaneous conversations. As editor, I would like to encourage you to think about ways you can be an agent of change to those around you. […]

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Register to vote

Choose your government On August 26, 2015, only about 66 percent of eligible Americans were registered to vote, according to the Statistic Brain Research Institute. At first, that may sound like a relatively high percentage, but it means that 44 percent, or 72 million eligible Americans will not be able […]

New players start season with success
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New players start season with success

Left to right, Megan Beck, Elizabeth Williams, Lindsey Davis, Carly McKinney and Jessica Meyer join the JBU Women’s Voleyball team. The John Brown University volleyball team has had a great start to their season, winning their first ve matches. Their success has been influenced in part by the arrival of […]

Futsal courts coming to University
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Futsal courts coming to University

Professional futsal players from Argentiana and Brazil compete in the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio. Students can expect to see the construction of a new sports facility at John Brown University starting in December. The University has recently accepted a grant from the Walmart Foundation to build a futsal […]

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Mountain biking captivates students

Mountain biking is a sport often pictured high on the precipice of a mountain. A lone figure, suspended on a ledge with only a thin piece of metal standing between control and a plummet to be completed before the track hosts the Ricochet Run on September 24. This first race […]