Tag: Kj Roh


SERA survey evaluates mental health data for first time

Every year during orientation, freshmen funnel into the Berry Performing Arts Center to complete the Spiritual, Emotional and Relational Assessment survey. While taking the SERA is an orientation ritual dating back to 2004, many students don’t actually know what the survey measures or how the data is used. Gary Oliver, […]


Colloquium offers silence and solitude for busy students

For the last 12 years, Tracy Balzer, director of Christian formation, has taught an Honors colloquium that focuses on the study of silence and solitude, specifically within traditional monastic living. The students supplement their classroom learning with a weekend trip to Subiaco Abbey, a home and place of worship for […]


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 […]


Find time for meditation and silence

My first thought every day is always a groggy, crusty-eyed grievance that no one in the past was considerate enough to invent the time machine. While battling the plague and inventing indoor plumbing, did they not consider that I might need to repeat my meager night’s sleep one or two […]