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LifeWay renovations add more space, merchandise

Construction workers are putting the finishing touches on a newly renovated LifeWay Christian Store, home of Union University’s campus bookstore. The renovations include an expanded section for Union apparel and gifts, a more open floor plan, aesthetic updates throughout the store and changes to the bookstore’s website. The remodel started in early June and should be completed within the next few […]

Arts & Entertainment 2014 Student Film Festival awards film makers

2014 Student Film Festival awards film makers

Acting Awards  Best Choreography -  “Hunter” Best Voiceover – Josh Stephans in “Hunter” Best Supporting Performances – James Watlington in “Paradigm” Best Female Comedic Performance – Alexis Piscatello in “Falling Fast” Best Male Comedic Performance – Dominique Willingham in “Falling Fast” Best Female Dramatic Performance – “Autumn Hitt in “Bewilderness” Best Male Dramatic Performance – Caleb Shore in “Paradigm”   […]

Sports UU Student Athletes of the Year: Wacey Russell, Dionna Linn

UU Student Athletes of the Year: Wacey Russell, Dionna Linn

Editor’s note: Online and Social Media Editor Katherine Burgess contributed to this report. Every year, Union rewards a male and female athlete with the Athlete of the Year Award for his or her hard work, determination, athletic ability and scholastic performance. This year, senior outfielder Wacey Russell and senior midfielder and defender Dionna Linn are Athletes of the Year. For […]

Life Residence Life offers events throughout the semester | Graphic by Courtney Brown

Life 101 offers ‘real world’ preparation

cardinalandcream|Cardinal & Cream Union students often graduate lacking practical skills needed for life after college. Kayla McKinney, residence director of the Female Quads, and Erin Slater, residence director of Heritage Residence Complex, collaborated to develop a new event called Life 101. “Many of our events are focused on free food and activities,” McKinney said. “We realized we wanted to create […]

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Residence Life offers events throughout the semester | Graphic by Courtney Brown
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Life 101 offers ‘real world’ preparation

cardinalandcream|Cardinal & Cream Union students often graduate lacking practical skills needed for life after college. Kayla McKinney, residence director of the Female Quads, and Erin Slater, residence director of Heritage Residence Complex, collaborated to develop a new event called Life 101. “Many of our events are focused on free food and activities,” McKinney said. “We realized we wanted to create […]

Jackson offers hidden gems
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Jackson offers hidden gems

Formerly known as Ugly Mug Café (and even more formerly, Green Frog Coffee Co.), Alba is a café located downtown that opened July 21. Alba serves breakfast, lunch and dinner options as well as coffee and tea. // 112 E. Baltimore St. Located just outside of Jackson, the Tennessee Safari Park is a walk-thru and drive-thru petting zoo. Buffaloes, deer, llamas, […]

Freshman charged with solicitation of sexual exploitation of a minor, suspended
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Freshman charged with solicitation of sexual exploitation of a minor, suspended

Andrew Tyler Thomason, a freshman soccer player, is charged with solicitation of sexual exploitation of a minor. Thomason was arraigned this morning in Jackson City Court. According to the affidavit, Thomason solicited a 14-year-old girl on July 29 for nude photos using the application Kik. The girl produced at least three nude images, which she gave to Thomason through the […]

GALLERY: New students welcomed to Union
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GALLERY: New students welcomed to Union

Laura Lee, senior social work major, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro this summer.
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Union student summits Mt. Kilimanjaro

By all appearances, Laura Lee, senior social work major, is a normal college student. Blonde and blue-eyed, she can often be found nestled in a chair at Barefoots Joe, cradling a mug of piping hot coffee and tapping her Chaco-clad foot against the floor as she furiously types on her laptop. Like any other student, she returned ready for a […]

Charlie Pittman, a former senior Christian ministries major, appears in City Court July 10 for his preliminary hearing.
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UPDATE: Pittman case sent to grand jury in October

City Court Judge Blake Anderson determined July 10 that Charlie Pittman’s case will be sent to a grand jury in October. Pittman, a former senior Christian ministries major who would have graduated in May, is charged with first degree murder in the death of his fiancée, Olivia Greenlee, who was a senior music education major. He is also charged with […]

AWARDS DAY 2014: Union awards 46 graduating seniors with medals for academic excellence
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AWARDS DAY 2014: Union awards 46 graduating seniors with medals for academic excellence

Each spring, Union students, faculty and staff are selected to be honored at Awards Day. On May 9, this tradition of the Union community continued. Union faculty, staff and students presented Dr. Hal Poe, Charles Colson professor of faith and culture, with the Carla D. Sanderson Faculty of the Year award. Union also awarded Steve Aldridge, sports information director, the […]