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Jackson escape rooms to return for the summer Jackson escape rooms to return for the summer
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News Jackson escape rooms to return for the summer

Jackson escape rooms to return for the summer

According Lee Wilson, director of discipleship at Union and one of the four people on the Jackson Escape Rooms planning team, the pop-up shop has been such a huge success they will be bringing the interactive adventure back this summer. “We felt like it was going to be pretty successful, but then it just went crazy and exploded,” Wilson said. The escape rooms were […]

Arts & Entertainment Now Spinning: Sufjan Stevens

Now Spinning: Sufjan Stevens

The new 11-track album by Illinois native Sufjan Stevens is full of toned-down melodies and deeply personal lyrics that are a change of pace from his last albums like Illinois, The BQE and Michigan. The album, named after his mother who passed away in 2012 and stepfather, features whispered vocals, piano and lots of acoustic guitar. It is the kind […]

Sports Students suffer injuries during intramural game

Students suffer injuries during intramural game

Toby Brown, assistant director of wellness services, is the head of intramural sports at Union. On Wednesday, March 18, Brown was sitting in his usual spot for an intramural basketball game. Brown sits high in the bleachers of the guest side of the gym to be able to watch the basketball games. He does this to make sure the games are being […]

Life Behind the Scenes: Facilities Management

Behind the Scenes: Facilities Management

Tucked behind a grove of trees near the Hope Quad, there is a little known building that serves as the headquarters for Union’s facilities management team. Outside the metal building sits maintenance facilities’ equipment: lawnmowers, wheelbarrows and other tools. The building is home to the men who maintain campus by landscaping and repairing buildings. Most people see them around campus driving trucks, operating […]

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Students suffer injuries during intramural game
Sports

Students suffer injuries during intramural game

Toby Brown, assistant director of wellness services, is the head of intramural sports at Union. On Wednesday, March 18, Brown was sitting in his usual spot for an intramural basketball game. Brown sits high in the bleachers of the guest side of the gym to be able to watch the basketball games. He does this to make sure the games are being […]

Oliver shares updates, vision for future in Senate
News

Oliver shares updates, vision for future in Senate

After an hour and a half of heated debate over legislation, university president Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver took the podium at Student Senate March 25. “I think I know where the foundation stone is,” Oliver told senators, in response to questions about the location of the stone in the previous Senate. The stone used to be sitting in the Lexington […]

Now Spinning: Sufjan Stevens
Arts & Entertainment

Now Spinning: Sufjan Stevens

The new 11-track album by Illinois native Sufjan Stevens is full of toned-down melodies and deeply personal lyrics that are a change of pace from his last albums like Illinois, The BQE and Michigan. The album, named after his mother who passed away in 2012 and stepfather, features whispered vocals, piano and lots of acoustic guitar. It is the kind […]

Student Film Festival: 2015 Awards
Arts & Entertainment

Student Film Festival: 2015 Awards

The twelfth annual Union Student Film Festival ended on a high note the evening of March 24. Here were the awards that were given: Acting Awards: Best Choreography: “The Fall” Best Voiceover: Pamela Chau “The Fall” Best Supporting Performances: Sam Jones “Die Walküre” Best Female Comedic Performance: Melissa Locke “Forward” Best Male Comedic Performance: James Watlington “Forward” Best Female Dramatic […]

Behind the Scenes: ROTC
Life

Behind the Scenes: ROTC

Union University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program currently has six cadets and is an extension of The University of Tennessee at Martin’s ROTC. “The goal of ROTC is to train cadets to one day be officers in the U.S. Military,” said Zack Langley, junior Biblical studies major and ROTC cadet. “However, if they choose not to continue to become an officer, it […]

Union basketball teams recognized for academic achievements
Basketball / Sports

Union basketball teams recognized for academic achievements

The Gulf South Conference recently announced the members of the 2014-2015 Honor Roll and All-Academic team. Union’s men’s and women’s basketball teams provided 13 players total to the GSC Honor Roll, while three players were named to the All-Academic team. The Lady Bulldogs had seven players named to the GSC Honor Roll, while the Bulldogs named six players. In addition, […]

UPDATE: Absher’s service to be held Friday
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UPDATE: Absher’s service to be held Friday

The funeral service for Keith Absher, dean of McAfee School of Business, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 27 at Englewood Baptist Church. Englewood will also host the visitation Thursday, March 26 from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Absher passed away early in the morning March 24. He had worked at Union since 2004, according to a faculty directory. […]