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Tennessee Promise creates opportunities for high school graduates

Starting with the class of 2015, all high school graduates in the state of Tennessee will be eligible for two years of free tuition at a two-year community college or technical school. Tennessee Promise, one of the components in the Drive to 55 Alliance, is a scholarship and mentoring program aimed at giving Tennessee graduates a better chance of earning […]

Arts & Entertainment Loved ones honored through theater at ‘Grief on Stage’

Loved ones honored through theater at ‘Grief on Stage’

Laughter and tears filled the W.D. Powell Theatre Thursday evening as stories of love and loss were shared by audience members and then acted out on stage. “Playback Memphis is coming to teach us to learn to listen richly and deeply to the stories of pain and traumatic loss in the lives of real people,” said Terry Blakley, professor of […]

Sports Fall sports prepare for heavy conference play

Fall sports prepare for heavy conference play

Union University athletics kicked off the 2014-15 season just over a month ago, with their focus on building a presence in the Gulf South Conference. Volleyball is well into conference play while men’s and women’s soccer have played several exhibition and non-conference games with a string of GSC games coming up. Volleyball About halfway through their conference schedule, the women’s volleyball […]

Life Zeta Tau Alpha “thinks pink” in week-long event

Zeta Tau Alpha “thinks pink” in week-long event

Zeta Tau Alpha’s annual Think Pink Week to promote their philanthropy, breast cancer education and awareness, is kicking off Sept. 29. Tonight, the members of ZTA will be participating in the Remember Me Walk which honors the victims and families of homicide loss. Students who knew Olivia Greenlee are encouraged to walk alongside her ZTA sisters from 6 to 8 […]

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Construction on the new library began in July. | photo by Amanda Rohde
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Construction creates minor inconveniences, few complaints

Upon returning to campus for the fall semester, students found that the construction of Union’s new library had begun. Construction crews brought in equipment and a large portion of the nearby parking lot had been fenced in. The new library will be a capstone building on Union’s campus with nearly 54,000 square feet of individual and group study space, room for […]

Alumni impact campus through Union Forward
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Alumni impact campus through Union Forward

Students at Union are connecting with students from 50 years ago through Union Forward, a 2-year-old alumni program. Union Forward members are not required to be alumni, and many are friends of the university. They connect with students by funding scholarships and sponsoring school-related activities like GO trips. Teresa Rosson, assistant director of alumni relations, organizes many alumni events. “We […]

Fall sports prepare for heavy conference play
Sports

Fall sports prepare for heavy conference play

Union University athletics kicked off the 2014-15 season just over a month ago, with their focus on building a presence in the Gulf South Conference. Volleyball is well into conference play while men’s and women’s soccer have played several exhibition and non-conference games with a string of GSC games coming up. Volleyball About halfway through their conference schedule, the women’s volleyball […]

Freshman Friday: Franklin “Rock” Bass
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Freshman Friday: Franklin “Rock” Bass

Franklin Joseph Bass, also known as Rock, stands out in a crowd with his warm smile and bright red headband. Bass is originally from Belleville, Illinois, right outside of Chicago, and he moved to Jackson during high school. He went to Northside High and was actively involved with their marching band, show choir and Junior Civitan International, a student community […]

Transfer students adjust to life at Union
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Transfer students adjust to life at Union

  After a high school basketball injury limited his college prospects, Jordan Montgomery, a junior political science major from Orlando, Florida, said he became so determined to get into college that he accepted the first offer that he received. However, during his sophomore year at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, Montgomery resolved to the fact that he simply did not […]

Anonymous Twitter account has positive influence
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Anonymous Twitter account has positive influence

Union has seen its fair share of anonymous student-run Twitter accounts, but @UUTMZ is unlike any other. Also known as “Gospel Gossip,” this account exists solely to share positive messages about Unionites. According to the official description on Twitter, @UUTMZ is “Here to spread the good news of the sweet things people are doing here at UU.” There is also an […]

Balancing academics and athletics
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Balancing academics and athletics

Student athletes are very busy people and time management is crucial when it comes to balancing school, athletics, extracurricular activities and friends.   Athletes have to remember that they are a student first and an athlete second.  Their performance in the classroom is just as important, if not more so, than what they do on the playing field. Daniel Mathis, […]