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Respectful disagreement

Disagreement and discussion are necessary in a democracy. Through argument people are able to understand the views of others and accept the fact that they are not always right. During this time in the U.S., it is easy to encounter people with different points of views, ideas and beliefs. We […]

Editorial

Dividing the nations

The real cost of the wall President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 25 directing the Department of Homeland and Security to start building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. We The Threefold Advocate are against this order, for a few reasons. First, the wall meant to expand […]

New England town plagued by moral narcissism
Politics

New England town plagued by moral narcissism

In Limigne, New Hampshire, a large number of town residents are recovering from a harrowing event early Tuesday morning. At 9 a.m., the current Mayor of Limigne, venerable gentleman Pye D. Pieper, was leading a town meeting to discuss a recent study which had shown alarming decline of the fish […]

Town attempts to atone for past lynching
News

Town attempts to atone for past lynching

LaGrange, a town in Georgia, recently took steps to atone for the 1940 lynching of Austin Calloway. The police did not investigate the killing, nor did it receive much attention from the media, according to CNN. On Jan. 26, the town held a service to remember Calloway that exceeded expectations […]

Students encourage diversity in engineering
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Students encourage diversity in engineering

The Society of Women Engineers at John Brown University will host its annual event, Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, to encourage young girls to become engineers. Engineering is a big part of the JBU community. Engineering students spend long hours doing homework and studying for tests. Typically, a large […]

Airbnb offers home to refugees
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Airbnb offers home to refugees

Airbnb, an online homestay network, opened the doors of its homes worldwide to immigrants and refugees affected by President Trump’s recent travel ban. The company’s CEO, Brian Chesky, turned to Twitter to announce that free housing is available for anyone from the seven Muslim countries unable to return to the […]

Drug lord extradited from Mexico
World

Drug lord extradited from Mexico

Mexican authorities extradited Mexican drug kingpin Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known by his nickname “El Chapo,” to the United States to face multiple indictments associated with his leadership of the Sinaloa drug cartel. Prosecutors seek to hold his trial in Brooklyn where he will face 17 charges including drug smuggling […]

Syrians flee capital city of Aleppo
World

Syrians flee capital city of Aleppo

Debris coated the streets of Syria’s capital city, Aleppo, as the Syrian army’s forces broke into the once city. The battle waged in the streets, once again brought the war to the doorsteps of citizens. The ongoing civil war started in 2011 with protests and anti-regime messages. Many citizens wanted […]

Institutions not trusted with cyber security
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Institutions not trusted with cyber security

A recent Pew study found that few Americans trust institutions with their private data. “You know how in the movies, someone will be hacking a computer and you can’t actually see the screen?” said John-Mark Harris, a freshman kinesiology major at John Brown University. Harris suggested that the reason they […]

Competitor emerges, price of EpiPen increases
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Competitor emerges, price of EpiPen increases

The recent dramatic price increases for EpiPens – up from $100 to $600 market price in the past three months – sparked outrage among EpiPen users, House representatives and even politicians like Hillary Clinton. EpiPen manufacturing company Mylan recently cornered the market on FDA-approved epinephrine injectors, allowing for the price […]