Author: KJ Roh


A case against comfort

Comfort is a word Americans like to focus on. We have our favorite comfy coffee shops with our regular drinks. We work the same comfortable jobs for years in a row, working up to earning more money to buy more comfortable houses and cars. We have friends like us who […]


Alumni Welcome Center opens in former Honors Center

Seniors graduating in December can already feel the pull of the “real world,” and with it the promise of a job to help pay off student loans. Some past graduates, however, feel the pull of college life once again. Those alumni returning to campus have not had a space of […]


Safe Shorts keep runners safe from sexual assault

One out of every six American women have been the victims of aome form of sexual assualt in their lifetimes, according to the Rape Abuse and Incest National Network, the nation’s largest anti-sexual violence organization. Safe Shorts were designed by Sandra Seilz, a German woman who wanted a portable safety […]


Calling for cultural competence

El año pasado, me di cuenta que yo nunca había visto una historia en el Threefold en español. Busqué y busqué, pero no podía encontrar ningún artículo o historia escrito en español. “Què triste,” pensé, y decidí escribir uno. Creo que es importante que todos aprenden un otro idioma para […]


Honduran Presidential election riddled with corruption

Museums turned to piles of ash, incinerated by angry protesters and rioters. Police personnel were sent to suppress the revolts with tear gas and guns. The nation of Honduras cancelled schools and work, in light of the most recent Presidential Election. The 2017 Presidential Election in Honduras was controversial on […]


New disc golf course promotes fellowship on campus

In early spring of 2017, Scott Marksberry, John Brown University’s former men’s soccer coach, mapped out a rough disc golf course with wooden stakes, letting students play the “holes” for feedback. What began as a coach’s idea has now become a reality in the form of the Eagle Ridge Disc […]


Five new sports for 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee announced the addition of five new sports to the 2020 Olympic games in Tokyo, Japan. These include baseball, softball, karate, skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing. Controversy surfaced when pole dancing, poker and foosball were proposed as possible additions. The Global Association of International Sports Federation decided […]


Faculty builds community through sports

While intramural season began for students at John Brown University in the fall, a lesser-known form of community recreation has been in effect much longer. John Brown University faculty members have participated in intramural sports as well as an organized pickup game for over 20 years. Basketball and racquetball are […]


Flag football promotes a healthy outlet for competition

Intramural flag football season began on Sept. 18, shortly after intramural dodgeball ended. 8 men’s teams and 4 women’s teams are registered for the 2017 season, sporting such names as Glen Coco, Shake and Bake and Down, Set, HUTCH. Clancie Sorrell, member of the Glen Coco team, said she enjoys […]


Memphis teach-in celebrates church diversity

MEMPHIS, Tenn. Gold words reading “Christ our Redeemer” sit on a peeling stage, bordered by the words “God our Father, Man our Brother” in equally faded print. Three pots of yellow flowers border the podium, the rest of the background decorated by student artwork representing the Civil Rights movement. In […]