Students hear of humanity in North Korea Students hear of humanity in North Korea
Men’s and women’s basketball victorious in first round of GSC tournament Men’s and women’s basketball victorious in first round of GSC tournament
Now Spinning: Punch Brothers Now Spinning: Punch Brothers
Logan Hampton asks students to “get turnt” for Jesus Logan Hampton asks students to “get turnt” for Jesus
News Students hear of humanity in North Korea

Students hear of humanity in North Korea

Union students gathered on March 3 to hear encouraging and striking words about the lives of the North Korean people. Liberty in North Korea (LiNK), an international non-government organization focused on rescuing North Korean refugees, gave a 30-minute presentation followed by a question and answer session. The three representatives, Kevin Seong, Laura Sahng and Arielle Epstein, otherwise known as the “Southeast […]

Arts & Entertainment Now Spinning: Punch Brothers

Now Spinning: Punch Brothers

In their fourth full-length album, “The Phosphorescent Blues,” the Punch Brothers continue to modernize bluegrass music and show off their technical skill while still broadening their musical spectrum. The group is known for their musical prowess, which has always been the forefront of the songs. The instrumental parts are bolstered by a lyrical concept about the artificial connections we have […]

Sports Men’s and women’s basketball victorious in first round of GSC tournament

Men’s and women’s basketball victorious in first round of GSC tournament

March 3 proved to be an exciting night for both the men’s and women’s basketball teams. In the first round of the Gulf South Conference tournament both teams were victorious and advanced to the semifinal round, which will be played at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. The men traveled to Shorter University in Rome, Georgia to take on the fourth seeded […]

Life Rebecca Leon explores Nicaraga

Social work student studies in Nicaragua

Rebecca Leon, senior social work major, is currently finishing her social work practicum in Nicaragua. Leon is working with at-risk children in before and after-school programs at El Ayudante, a Christian humanitarian organization based in León, Nicaragua. Leon heard about El Ayudante through one of her professors and a friend currently working there. The program was created by the social work department […]

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Rebecca Leon explores Nicaraga
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Social work student studies in Nicaragua

Rebecca Leon, senior social work major, is currently finishing her social work practicum in Nicaragua. Leon is working with at-risk children in before and after-school programs at El Ayudante, a Christian humanitarian organization based in León, Nicaragua. Leon heard about El Ayudante through one of her professors and a friend currently working there. The program was created by the social work department […]

Sketch of Benson's "Oasis" sculpture drawn by Union alumna Hillary Borden
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Oasis sculpture to celebrate Greenlee, Williams

Lee Benson, professor of art and department chair, is working to create a sculpture to celebrate the lives of students Olivia Greenlee and Leighton Williams. Greenlee was a senior at Union University. The music education major was a member of Dyersburg Baptist Church and a part of Union’s Singers. She was also a member of Union’s Zeta Tau Alpha. Williams was also […]

Katy Wade to participate in The World Race
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Katy Wade to participate in The World Race

Where are you moving after you graduate? What kind of job are you trying to pursue? Are you sure you’re going to be able to make a living in that field? Seniors in college preparing for spring graduation hear all the same questions. Generally the last few months of school include wrapping up classes, applying for jobs and picking a […]

Kayla Carruthers, senior French major, is the barista supervisor and a member of the leadership team at Barefoots Joe.
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Meet the baristas: Kayla Carruthers

Behind the counter, Kayla Carruthers, senior French major, stood and focused sharply on pouring her art into the mug. “That’s one thing I love about the job,” said Carruthers. “I love to practice the latte art. Sometimes it works out well, and sometimes it looks awful,” she smiled, “but that’s just part of learning.” The real appeal to Barefoots for […]

Phyllis Davenport retires after 30 years at Union
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Phyllis Davenport retires after 30 years at Union

  Almost every Union student recognizes Phyllis Davenport as one of the ladies who always stood at the back door of chapel swiping student identification cards. After nearly 31 years of employment, Davenport has retired from her job at Union as the chapel facilitator and coordinator for campus events. Davenport began her time at Union doing some of the same […]

Men’s and women’s basketball victorious over CBU
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Men’s and women’s basketball victorious over CBU

On Thursday, Feb. 25 the men’s and women’s basketball teams were victorious over Christian Brothers University. The Union University men’s basketball team finished the regular season Thursday night by bringing home a 75-62 win against CBU. Within the first minute of the game, Union’s Marterrace Brock, junior guard and sports management major, hit a three pointer, however Christian Brothers was able to push […]

Thomas Griffith, Audrey McKnight and Rob and Jay Griffith perform at Barefoots Joe
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All The Indians, Thomas Griffith Perform at Barefoots

Old friends and new faces both performed on the Barefoots stage Friday, Feb. 27. All the Indians and Union’s own Thomas Griffith, which consist of Union students and alumni, gave smooth performances for theis year’s second Scholars weekend. Fans, students and scholars packed the coffee shop to hear the two acts perform. The concert was a part of Scholars of […]