Sophomore Class offers first ‘Trunk or Treat’ Sophomore Class offers first ‘Trunk or Treat’
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News Sophomore Class offers first ‘Trunk or Treat’

Sophomore Class offers first ‘Trunk or Treat’

MiKalla Cotton|Cardinal & Cream Students mingled through the center of the quads Thursday night Oct. 30, picking up candy from the trunks of cars decorated with Greek symbols and tissue paper teeth. It was the first “Trunk or Treat,” put on by the Sophomore Class Council. Ben Melton, sophomore biology major and president of Sophomore Class, said the purpose of […]

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 Freshman Friday: Sam Edgren

Freshman Friday: Sam Edgren

Sam Edgren’s dorm room is filled with swords, Shakespeare and volumes of mythology. After a mere three months, the freshman theater and speech education major already calls the campus “home.” “It is very possibly one of the best places to be,” Edgren said. “The community is fantastic. It really lets you feel connected to a community of believers and also […]

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Judo Club prepares for apocalyptic race
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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 […]

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

Annual reports reveal 2013 campus crime statistics
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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 […]

Chemistry students stir up something sweet
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Chemistry students stir up something sweet

In honor of National Chemistry Week, the Department of Chemistry at Union University hosted several chemistry-related events across campus to inform and entertain students. From Oct. 19-25, the annual celebration focused on the importance of showing chemistry’s use in everyday life. Union faculty and staff planned a unique event for each day of the week. This year’s theme, “The Sweet […]

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. […]