Freshman Friday: Daniel Ashworth Daniel Ashworth is a freshman elementary major. | Photo by Gabe Hilliard
SBC president challenges students to live with urgency SBC president challenges students to live with urgency
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SBC president challenges students to live with urgency

Telling college students to wake up at 10 a.m. is sometimes necessary. But Ronnie Floyd, president of the Southern Baptist Convention, meant something a little deeper when he said that to Union students at chapel Wednesday. Floyd said now is a decisive moment in human history, citing Romans 13:11, “Besides this, knowing the time, it is already the hour for […]

Arts & Entertainment Music Monday: Back to School Vibes

Music Monday: Back to School Vibes

Last week our first Music Monday was dedicated to the feeling of not wanting to let the summer fun end. I told myself I would come up with a more creative idea than reiterating the previous point. However, that is not the case. This week I thought it would be nice to have a relaxed playlist on hand so that […]

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Cross country teams expect successful season

Gary Johnson, professor of physical education and head cross country coach, has a simple yet effective system for recruiting runners for his teams. “In our recruiting I always say we want to get Christian young men and women who are great students and just happen to run fast—in that order,” Johnson said. “The reputation of our team will always be solid Christian […]

Life Daniel Ashworth is a freshman elementary major. | Photo by Gabe Hilliard

Freshman Friday: Daniel Ashworth

It has been a long road to Union for Nashville native and freshman elementary education major, Daniel Ashworth. Ever since his sister graduated from Union in 2010, Ashworth has known that the Christ-centered atmosphere would be a great fit for his education after high school, and now he could not feel more at home. From relaxing study times in Barefoots to the […]

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Cross country teams expect successful season

Gary Johnson, professor of physical education and head cross country coach, has a simple yet effective system for recruiting runners for his teams. “In our recruiting I always say we want to get Christian young men and women who are great students and just happen to run fast—in that order,” Johnson said. “The reputation of our team will always be solid Christian […]

PERSPECTIVE: Politics and the Union Senate
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PERSPECTIVE: Politics and the Union Senate

Those who govern the affairs of humanity are to conduct themselves with restrained dignity, keeping in mind the heavy weight of their constituents, their predecessors and their responsibilities. But to the rest of us, politics is a spectacle. Behind every cleanly tailored suit and even more cleanly tailored speech is a host of desperate hopes, smoke-filled living rooms and furious […]

The team shares a time of prayer and testimony after a game in Costa Rica.
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Lady Bulldogs serve in Costa Rica

The women’s soccer team had the opportunity to combine ministry with the sport they love this summer in Costa Rica. The team worked on various mission projects through SCORE International Ministries, a faith-based organization that focuses on evangelism through sports ministry. During the week-long trip, the players held soccer clinics at a school and park to teach new skills to […]

Union EDGE kicks off with kitchen shower
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Union EDGE kicks off with kitchen shower

Intellectual and developmental disabilities will not hold students back from obtaining a post-secondary education through Union’s new EDGE Program. EDGE is a two-year, 48-hour certificate program for high school graduates ages 18 to 26. Students can live either on or off campus and participate in classes that bolster career development and employment skills. Students audit college courses, work in on-campus […]

Music Monday: Back to School Vibes
Arts & Entertainment

Music Monday: Back to School Vibes

Last week our first Music Monday was dedicated to the feeling of not wanting to let the summer fun end. I told myself I would come up with a more creative idea than reiterating the previous point. However, that is not the case. This week I thought it would be nice to have a relaxed playlist on hand so that […]

Cross country runner balances training, serving as EMT at summer camp
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Cross country runner balances training, serving as EMT at summer camp

Junior cross country runner Jake Whitney experienced a new kind of teamwork over the summer that was quite different from the bonds shared with his fellow athletes. He served alongside a nurse as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) at Windy Gap YoungLife Camp in Asheville, North Carolina ensuring hundreds of summer campers’ safety. Whitney, a cell and molecular biology major, […]

Literature, religion ‘brought to life’ in Oxford
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Literature, religion ‘brought to life’ in Oxford

For six weeks this summer, Katelyn Walls lived and studied in places she had only ever read about in books. “Everything we learn in the classroom – we have an idea of what that looks like in our heads, but to go to Oxford and see those things gave it life,” said Walls, senior English and Christian thought and tradition […]