Judo Club prepares for apocalyptic race Judo Club prepares for apocalyptic race
Women’s cross country wins Choctaw DII Challenge, breaks record Women’s cross country wins Choctaw DII Challenge, breaks record
Annual reports reveal 2013 campus crime statistics Annual reports reveal 2013 campus crime statistics
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News Annual reports reveal 2013 campus crime statistics

Annual reports reveal 2013 campus crime statistics

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation releases an annual report in which they evaluate safety and security on college campuses across the state. Every time an incident occurs, it must be reported to the state. Each year, the data is compiled and released to the public in two reports – the TBI report and the Clery Act reports. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure […]

Arts & Entertainment Dr. Hamilton hosts poetry reading at Alba Coffee & Tea

Union professor hosts poetry reading

Union University Professor of English, Dr. Patricia Hamilton hosted a reading from her recently released collection of poetry titled, “The Distance to Nightfall,” on Friday, Oct. 24. Hamilton’s reading was held at Alba Coffee & Tea in downtown Jackson. She read several of her poems with themes that range from the beaches of southern California to her husband’s grocery lists. She […]

Sports Women’s cross country wins Choctaw DII Challenge, breaks record

Women’s cross country wins Choctaw DII Challenge, breaks record

Women’s cross-country had a successful final race of the regular season on Oct. 25, winning the Choctaw DII Challenge at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi. This is the third first place ranking for the 2014 season. The team time was 1:35:37, breaking a speed record set earlier in the semester at the Greater Louisville Classic. The last record was set […]

Life Judo Club prepares for apocalyptic race

Judo Club prepares for apocalyptic race

Union University’s Judo Club is sponsoring a zombie themed race on Saturday, Nov. 1, giving students the option of participating as a runner or a zombie. The race starts at 5 p.m., and runners should arrive at the Carl Grant Event Center entrance a few minutes early. Wearing flags, participants will run the equivalent of a 3K race on a […]

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Ministry and Missions Expo offers chance to serve
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Ministry and Missions Expo offers chance to serve

Students had the chance to speak with representatives of nearly 30 organizations about service opportunities at this semester’s Ministry and Missions Expo. The expo, which was held from 11-2 p.m. in Brewer Dining Hall Oct. 28-29, offered opportunities for the summer, semester and after graduation. “Regardless of what their calling is, [students] need to find the place where God is […]

Town & Gown lectures examine athletes as role models, idols
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Town & Gown lectures examine athletes as role models, idols

On Oct. 27, Matthew Brunet, assistant professor of sports management, and Micah Watson, associate professor of political science, examined the impact of professional athletes on their fans as part of the Town and Gown lectures that are focused on sports and culture this semester. Brunet’s lecture, titled “I Am Not a Role Model: Why We Should Have Listened to Charles […]

Students spend time in prayer Monday morning at the Prayer Labyrinth.
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Prayer labyrinth encourages intercession

Students and staff took time out of their days for prayer at the International Justice Mission Prayer Labyrinth on Monday. “When your feet are moving, your mind is engaged,” said Sarah Troxel, freshman applied linguistics major and vice president of Union’s IJM chapter. The labyrinth, sponsored by Union’s IJM chapter, took place in the grove outside the Pennick Academic Complex. […]

Dr. Hamilton hosts poetry reading at Alba Coffee & Tea
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Union professor hosts poetry reading

Union University Professor of English, Dr. Patricia Hamilton hosted a reading from her recently released collection of poetry titled, “The Distance to Nightfall,” on Friday, Oct. 24. Hamilton’s reading was held at Alba Coffee & Tea in downtown Jackson. She read several of her poems with themes that range from the beaches of southern California to her husband’s grocery lists. She […]

Behind the Scenes: Housekeeping Staff
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Behind the Scenes: Housekeeping Staff

Keeping a campus of Union’s size in order is not an easy job. Often overlooked, the custodial staff works long hours behind the scenes to ensure that campus is as clean as possible. Gale Jelks has worked for housekeeping and facilities management for 17 years. While she enjoys her job, she said it is not always easy. “I get here at 3 […]

Darkness to Light: Workshop encourages action against child sexual abuse
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Darkness to Light: Workshop encourages action against child sexual abuse

All adults must be proactive in combating child sexual abuse, according to a training program offered Monday. “People want to keep [child sexual abuse] in the dark because they’re ashamed, they don’t know what to do,” said Sherry Cole, county director of services at the Carl Perkins Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse. “It’s time that we bring this […]

Now spinning: Manchester Orchestra
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Now spinning: Manchester Orchestra

American indie rock band Manchester Orchestra has been making music together for a decade. Originally from Atlanta, GA., the group is signed to independent record label Favorite Gentlemen Recordings. COPE, Manchester’s fourth full-length album, was released April 1 of this year. The record consists of 11 fast, loud tracks that carry an infectious energy throughout. The band has experimented with […]