‘Love conquers all’ in final professor debate ‘Love conquers all’ in final professor debate
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International students establish unique holiday traditions International students establish unique holiday traditions
Several athletic teams in action over weekend Several athletic teams in action over weekend
News ‘Love conquers all’ in final professor debate

‘Love conquers all’ in final professor debate

  The final rounds of the Professor’s Debate Tournament were held Tuesday afternoon at 3 p.m. in Harvey Hall. In the semi-final round, Web Drake, chair of the communication arts department and director of debate, defended the statement ‘Professors should wear robes to class’. Ben Mitchell, university provost, argued against the idea. Drake, after donning his ceremonial robe, presented fourteen […]

Arts & Entertainment Members of Cereus Bright, Evan Ford and Tyler Anthony, perform at Barefoots Joe Sept. 5, 2014. | Photo by Meg Rushing

Past semester’s Barefoots concerts ‘richly diverse’

  This semester’s concert series saw acts like the Knoxville-based band Cereus Bright, Nashville’s Thad Kopec and the Portland, Oregon trio Joseph. “This semester has been fun to say the least,” said Clark Bilbrey, sophomore athletic training major and member of the Barefoots leadership team that produces the Barefoots concert series each semester. “We have seen bands from richly diverse […]

Sports Several athletic teams in action over weekend

Several athletic teams in action over weekend

As weekend plans are made, excitement for the upcoming Thanksgiving break heightens, and ventures home are commencing, several athletic teams will be representing Union at games and championship meets. The mens’ and women’s basketball teams both have games on Saturday, Nov. 22. At 2 p.m., the Lady Bulldogs will play at home against Tennessee Temple University, and the men will […]

Life International students establish unique holiday traditions

International students establish unique holiday traditions

Zac Pankey|Cardinal & Cream   As many students pack their bags to spend Thanksgiving break with their families, others are a bit farther from home. Noemi Sisalema, junior economics major, is from Quito, Ecuador. She celebrated her first Thanksgiving as a freshman with other international students. “But this holiday is going to be more special,” Sisalema said. “It will be […]

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Three years ago, after returning from a high school trip to New York City, Rachel Stokes woke up and could not walk or hold her head up. Terrified, she went to the doctor and, after a series of tests, found out that she had Myasthenia Gravis, which meant that her nerves and muscles were not communicating with one another.  That […]

Union excels at Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature
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Union excels at Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature

Nathan Handley|Cardinal & Cream Nathan Handley|Cardinal & Cream Union students presented bills, debated issues and oversaw legislative sessions at the meeting of the Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature in Nashville last weekend, where Union won Best House Delegation. “It really challenges you,” said Michael Adkisson, senior business administration major. “We all get certain ideas and views about issues from our parents […]

Early lead helps men’s basketball defeat Rust College 96-74
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Early lead helps men’s basketball defeat Rust College 96-74

On Wednesday, Nov. 19 the men’s basketball team improved to 3-0 as they defeated Rust College out of Holly Springs, Mississippi, 96-74. The Bulldogs went up 36-9 within the first ten minutes of the game and never trailed from there. At halftime, the Bulldogs were up 59-38. Marterrance Brock, junior sports management major and guard for the Bulldogs, led the way with […]

Members of Cereus Bright, Evan Ford and Tyler Anthony, perform at Barefoots Joe Sept. 5, 2014. | Photo by Meg Rushing
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Past semester’s Barefoots concerts ‘richly diverse’

  This semester’s concert series saw acts like the Knoxville-based band Cereus Bright, Nashville’s Thad Kopec and the Portland, Oregon trio Joseph. “This semester has been fun to say the least,” said Clark Bilbrey, sophomore athletic training major and member of the Barefoots leadership team that produces the Barefoots concert series each semester. “We have seen bands from richly diverse […]

Get to know the bulldogs: Janey Berends and Jacob Whitney
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Get to know the bulldogs: Janey Berends and Jacob Whitney

Warmer weather is just one thing freshman cross country runner Janey Berends was thankful for when she moved to Jackson from Grand Rapids, Michigan to attend Union. “I hate the cold,” she said. “I enjoy the snow, but only for a little while.” Berends, an undecided major, “loves just going on a run in beautiful weather and knowing I’m in […]

Women’s basketball team defeats Rust College 86-66
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Women’s basketball team defeats Rust College 86-66

Union University’s women’s basketball team earned their second win of the season on Tuesday night, Nov. 18. The Lady Bulldogs played Rust College, out of Holly Springs, Mississippi. In a heated game, the team rallied hard and outscored Rust 86-66. Natalie Smith, a junior public relations major and guard for the team, said that the girls have worked long and hard at this point […]

Relay for Life paint party brings out Christmas Spirit
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Relay for Life paint party brings out Christmas Spirit

Christmas time is just around the corner. With the holiday season approaching, people are already in a cheerful and giving mood. This week, the giving mood came to “Relay for Life’s” advantage. November 17th, in Coburn Dinning hall, Relay for life held a “Paint Party” to raise money and awareness to the American Cancer Society. The event started at 6 […]