Barefoots Joe concert recap: Thad Kopec and The Kernal Barefoots Joe concert recap: Thad Kopec and The Kernal
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Author speaks on poverty, prosperity

Wayne Grudem, research professor of theology and biblical studies at Phoenix Seminary, said a nation’s poverty is linked to low prosperity. Grudem spoke at the Business Through the Eyes of Faith lecture Thursday in the Carl Grant Events Center. Hosted by The R.C. Ryan Center for Biblical Studies with co-sponsors, the Center for Politics & Religion and the Center for Business & […]

Arts & Entertainment Barefoots Joe concert recap: Thad Kopec and The Kernal

Barefoots Joe concert recap: Thad Kopec and The Kernal

On October 17, Barefoots Joe welcomed two artists to play in their second concert of the fall semester: Thad Kopec, and The Kernal. The opening act featured a Jackson favorite and Union graduate, The Kernal. The Kernal, or Joe Garner, tuned down his usual full band sound, playing with only one other guitarist. Garner played an array of songs, touching […]

Sports Golf teams prepare for upcoming tournaments

Golf teams prepare for upcoming tournaments

The midpoint of the semester often allows a chance for reflection, a chance for evaluation, a chance to make new goals. That is the case for the men’s and women’s golf teams. “Now that our fall season is closing with this upcoming tournament, I am looking forward to having a good end to this part of our year,” says KayCee […]

Life Freshman Friday: Christian Al-Hagal

Freshman Friday: Christian Al-Hagal

“Long after I’m gone, I want people to say that I was a person who loved Christ and loved people.” Christian Al-Hagal is a freshman theater major from Martin, Tennessee. He said he believes that God puts a special gift inside of each person and that one must own up to what they have been called to do. Since the […]

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Freshman Friday: Christian Al-Hagal
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Freshman Friday: Christian Al-Hagal

“Long after I’m gone, I want people to say that I was a person who loved Christ and loved people.” Christian Al-Hagal is a freshman theater major from Martin, Tennessee. He said he believes that God puts a special gift inside of each person and that one must own up to what they have been called to do. Since the […]

Barefoots Concert Series: Thad Kopec plays Oct. 17
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Barefoots Concert Series: Thad Kopec plays Oct. 17

Barefoots Joe will host their second concert of the semester this Friday, Oct 17. Thad Kopec will headline the concert with The Kernal opening up. Thad Kopec is part singer-songwriter, one part composer, and part multi-instrumentalist. A graduate of Belmont University’s music program, Kopec has not toured extensively or performed at many big-name venues, but what he lacks in experience, he […]

Harris prepares for vocal showcase
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Harris prepares for vocal showcase

Lauren Harris, a senior music education major and soprano, has been preparing for this day since she walked into Jennings Hall for the first time. She’s practiced. She’s been discouraged, and she’s been hopeful. She’s worked hard to be at this exact point. “My [senior] recital is the 24th of October,” Harris said, with excitement in her clear voice. “I […]

Season change brings campus, community activities
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Season change brings campus, community activities

The arrival of the fall season brings many fun ways to stay active, both on campus and around Jackson. This Saturday, Oct. 18, the Student Activities Council will host the Casey Jones Hullabaloo from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Casey Jones Village amphitheater. The event will feature pumpkin painting, bonfires, hot cobbler and live music by several Union bands. Kelly Faulkner, junior […]

Senior Art Shows: Andrew Clark
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Senior Art Shows: Andrew Clark

While senior year can be stressful for students in any major, art students have a very distinct difference from most majors: a senior art show. Andrew Clark, senior art major with emphasis in ceramics, said that even though his senior show won’t be until the spring, it’s never too early to start preparing. “The last two semesters, you take the […]

Career opportunities send alumna to Paris
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Career opportunities send alumna to Paris

The path after graduation can lead anywhere. For one alumna, that path led to Paris, France. Claudia Velasco, class of 2013 accounting major, is now living in Paris and working for EMC Corporation. The company focuses on data analytics, cloud computing and virtual infrastructure for major companies. Velasco obtained an internship at EMC through an internship matching system called Sponsors for […]

Behind the Scenes: The Hundley Center
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Behind the Scenes: The Hundley Center

Since 2005, Union students have had a distraction-free environment for peer tutoring and study in the Hundley Center for Academic Enrichment. Made possible by a gift from Robert and Mary Ruth Hundley and located in the upper level of the Emma Waters Summar Library, the center provides many academic opportunities for students and its administrators are always looking for new […]