Cross country runner balances training, serving as EMT at summer camp Cross country runner balances training, serving as EMT at summer camp
Literature, religion ‘brought to life’ in Oxford Literature, religion ‘brought to life’ in Oxford
Lack of JV soccer team changes practice, recruiting Lack of JV soccer team changes practice, recruiting
Freshman Bucket List: 10 things to do before graduating Freshman Bucket List: 10 things to do before graduating
News Students, staff enjoy changes Creative Dining brings

Students, staff enjoy changes Creative Dining brings

Union students can expect better quality and variety from the new food provider Creative Dining, said Jim Erickson, director for dining services. Students returning to campus will find several new food options, including an extended salad bar featuring fruit and vegetable options. “We provide a healthy variety for the students and healthy options which they may or may not have been able […]

Arts & Entertainment Music Monday: Sounds of Summer

Music Monday: Sounds of Summer

In Cardinal & Cream’s new Music Monday series, a different staff member will curate a new playlist every week. We hope you enjoy our selections and discover some new tunes to add to your own collection along the way. For our first installment, I’ve put together some of my favorite songs from this past summer because let’s face it — […]

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

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, […]

Life Literature, religion ‘brought to life’ in Oxford

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 […]

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A whole lotta love: On God’s goodness, teaching and writing

“The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool.” – Lester Bangs, Almost Famous A couple of years ago I wore a hard hat and operated a concrete grinder on a construction site. This came long after my work was published in ESPN the Magazine, after I got my MFA and […]

Sunrise to sunset in the home of a Thai family
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Sunrise to sunset in the home of a Thai family

While living in Thailand for the summer, I was able to stay with a Thai family of believers in a rural village in the countryside for a few days. Their names have been changed for security reasons. Here’s a picture of what a typical day is like for them from my perspective: The wood floors creaked under my bare feet as the […]

Music Monday: Sounds of Summer
Arts & Entertainment

Music Monday: Sounds of Summer

In Cardinal & Cream’s new Music Monday series, a different staff member will curate a new playlist every week. We hope you enjoy our selections and discover some new tunes to add to your own collection along the way. For our first installment, I’ve put together some of my favorite songs from this past summer because let’s face it — […]

Students, staff enjoy changes Creative Dining brings
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Students, staff enjoy changes Creative Dining brings

Union students can expect better quality and variety from the new food provider Creative Dining, said Jim Erickson, director for dining services. Students returning to campus will find several new food options, including an extended salad bar featuring fruit and vegetable options. “We provide a healthy variety for the students and healthy options which they may or may not have been able […]

Bulldogs begin the soccer season full of hope
Soccer / Sports

Bulldogs begin the soccer season full of hope

New seasons bring about hope, and that is no different for the men’s and women’s soccer teams as they prepare for 2015. The Lady Bulldogs are coming off of an unlucky and ultimately disappointing season when eight starters went down with injuries throughout the season leading to a 3-13 record. The injuries hampered the team’s ability to gain the chemistry and […]

Panhellenic presidents share recruitment stories
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Panhellenic presidents share recruitment stories

Sorority Recruitment is just around the corner. From Aug. 24-29, the ladies of Zeta Tau Alpha, Kappa Delta and Chi Omega will host potential new members. Register by Aug. 24. Panhellenic Council will host an ice cream social for girls who may be interested at McAfee Commons Thursday at 7 p.m. For more information, check out this recruitment guide or contact Panhellenic Advisor […]

Patricia Dawson, left, stands alongside some of the project team with Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 suit.
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Alumna builds spacesuit for national museum

Patricia Dawson never thought she would venture far from Union after graduating in 2013. In fact, she said she planned to stay close to home and put her history degree to use in Jackson. Space history sparked Dawson’s interest during a summer internship at the Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center after her senior year. There, she worked in the collections […]