Now Spinning: Better Off “(I Think) I’m Leaving” is available for streaming on Spotify and available for purchase in the iTunes Store. | Submitted Photo by Chad Barela
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LifeWay renovations add more space, merchandise

Construction workers are putting the finishing touches on a newly renovated LifeWay Christian Store, home of Union University’s campus bookstore. The renovations include an expanded section for Union apparel and gifts, a more open floor plan, aesthetic updates throughout the store and changes to the bookstore’s website. The remodel started in early June and should be completed within the next few […]

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Now Spinning: Better Off

Editor’s note: This semester Cardinal & Cream will run a weekly album review series called Now Spinning. This week’s Now Spinning features Nashville’s own Better Off and their freshman release “(I think) I’m Leaving.” Better Off’s sound is more reminiscent of the Pop-Punk and Emo pioneers of the early 2000’s than it is of today’s Pop-Punk heavyweights. “(I Think) I’m Leaving” is […]

Sports UU Student Athletes of the Year: Wacey Russell, Dionna Linn

UU Student Athletes of the Year: Wacey Russell, Dionna Linn

Editor’s note: Online and Social Media Editor Katherine Burgess contributed to this report. Every year, Union rewards a male and female athlete with the Athlete of the Year Award for his or her hard work, determination, athletic ability and scholastic performance. This year, senior outfielder Wacey Russell and senior midfielder and defender Dionna Linn are Athletes of the Year. For […]

Life Freshman Friday: Bryce Jackson

Freshman Friday: Bryce Jackson

Editor’s Note: Freshman Friday is a weekly series. If you want to suggest a freshman to be featured, email danica.smithwick@my.uu.edu. Bryce Jackson, from Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, has made his new home in Jarman by flying his nation’s flag outside of his window. The freshman business major lived on an American compound owned by a joint Saudi-American oil company before moving to Jackson, Tennessee, […]

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