Competition heats up for Union Cup Competition heats up for Union Cup
Senior Recitals: Logan Brasher Logan Brasher, a senior music education major, prepares for his upcoming senior recital. | Photo by Victor Miller, staff photographer
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Debate team brings home wins Diamond Milan, Allison Pulliam, Graham Gardner and Sarah Troxel pose with their awards from the debate tournaments.
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Debate team brings home wins

The Union University Debate Team completed their second tournament of the season by placing first in the International Public Debate Association sweepstakes this past weekend at Tennessee State University in Nashville. The team placed first in both halves of the tournament and had four individual winners, two separate novices, one professional and one varsity debater. It also had all six top speakers […]

Arts & Entertainment Logan Brasher, a senior music education major, prepares for his upcoming senior recital. | Photo by Victor Miller, staff photographer

Senior Recitals: Logan Brasher

The senior recital is the pinnacle of a music major’s studies at Union, and Logan Brasher is ready to for his moment to shine. Brasher, a senior music education major with emphasis in piano, will give his recital on Thursday, November 6 at 7 p.m. The senior recital fulfills a requirement for students in the music department. “The senior recital […]

Sports Bulldog Madness kicks off 2014-2015 basketball season

Bulldog Madness kicks off 2014-2015 basketball season

On Thursday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. the men’s and women’s basketball teams will make their first appearance of the season in front of the student body and Union community. Katie Woodruff, senior women’s administrator, is in charge of the event and has been for the last several years. “The idea of the event is to get people excited about […]

Life Competition heats up for Union Cup

Competition heats up for Union Cup

  In the midst of the semester, the second annual Union Cup continues with competitions between the residential buildings on campus. Kevin Morgan, senior psychology major and residence advisor of Watters 3, said he thinks that the competition was created by Residence Life staff to build a sense of camaraderie and competition across campus. “Students from different buildings get to not […]

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Americans must not disregard command to have, love children

By Abby Thigpen Guest Writer   In a Union University Honors Community Colloquium on Oct. 18, Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver, university president, led his address with this powerful opening line: “We’ve traded a command from God for human understanding; we’ve traded the truth of God for a lie.” What is this “command from God” we have neglected? Oliver answered this […]

Bulldog Madness kicks off 2014-2015 basketball season
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Bulldog Madness kicks off 2014-2015 basketball season

On Thursday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. the men’s and women’s basketball teams will make their first appearance of the season in front of the student body and Union community. Katie Woodruff, senior women’s administrator, is in charge of the event and has been for the last several years. “The idea of the event is to get people excited about […]

Senior Art Shows: Kristen Witham
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Senior Art Shows: Kristen Witham

Kristen Witham, senior art major with an emphasis in ceramics and an education minor, has been busy preparing for her senior art show. Witham is planning to graduate May 2015, but because she is spending her final semester this spring student teaching, Witham’s senior art show will take place in the fall semester. Witham’s senior show will be a showcase […]

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Get to know the bulldogs: Abigail Berends and Bailey Bell

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Students embrace barefoot culture
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Students embrace barefoot culture

As temperatures drop, so does the number of students partaking in an unusual Union trend: walking around campus barefoot. During warm months, some students forgo shoes not only outdoors, but in classes and campus buildings. But university dress code, found on page 33 of the Union University Student Handbook, states, “Footwear is required on the campus grounds with the exception […]

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Cyber Security Awareness Month encourages online responsibility

The month of October is favored for bringing the first signs of autumn, the festivities of Halloween and the distinction of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, October is also Cyber Security Awareness Month. Every day, there are about one million victims of cybercrime across the globe, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Most could have avoided the attack if […]