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Union debate team brings back national title Union's debate team finished strong at nationals in Boise, Idaho March 27 | Submitted Photo
Camping and recreation class travels to the Ocoee River Previous students from Kelly Elliott's camping and outdoor recreation class pose for a picture before rafting down the Ocoee River. | Submitted photo by Kelly Elliott.
Men’s and women’s golf teams compete in GSC Championships Men’s and women’s golf teams compete in GSC Championships
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Union debate team brings back national title

On the weekend of March 27, the Union University debate team brought home the national title from the International Public Debate Association national championship at Boise State University in Boise, Idaho. The team won first place in the novice and professional divisions, the team sweepstakes and the overall season long Founders Award, the season-long championship. “It was a really great feeling at the tournament,” […]

Arts & Entertainment Theater program, music department to open “Into the Woods”

Theater program, music department to open “Into the Woods”

The Union University theater program and music department are joining forces to put on one of the most well-known musicals of this year. “Into the Woods” will be performed April 23-28 in the W.D. Powell Theater at Union University. Many of the actors, actresses, directors, musicians, costume designers and others involved in this production have worked for months to put together the […]

Sports Baseball and softball teams to take on West Georgia at home

Baseball and softball teams to take on West Georgia at home

The Union University baseball and softball teams will each host the University of West Georgia teams in a series this weekend. The Bulldogs will face the University of West Georgia Wolves on Sunday, April 26 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. and again on Monday at 2 p.m. “They’ll be a very good team, just like the others that we’ve […]

Life Previous students from Kelly Elliott's camping and outdoor recreation class pose for a picture before rafting down the Ocoee River. | Submitted photo by Kelly Elliott.

Camping and recreation class travels to the Ocoee River

On Saturday, April 26, Kelly Elliott, assistant professor of physical education, wellness and sport, will lead her camping and outdoor recreation class on a rafting trip down the Ocoee River near Chattanooga, Tennessee. Elliott has been teaching the class for the past three years and has incorporated the trip into the curriculum each year. This year the trip will consist […]

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Starbucks to open on perimeter of Union University

A new Starbucks is planned to open at 8 Lanese Dockery Drive next to Bancorp South on the outer perimeter of the Union University campus. According to Mike Gardener of MG Construction, the building is planned to begin construction within the next two weeks. The store will be completed between three and four months after construction of the building begins. […]

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Union garden offers rest, hard work and healthy food

Almost three years ago, Cody Curtis, assistant residence director for the men’s quads, and his wife Melody, assistant director of the community music center, decided to invest in the Union garden to create a space that built community and brought glory to God. The garden, located next to Luther Hall, is a place for people to go on Union’s campus […]

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Women’s soccer seeks spring-season improvements

The women’s soccer team is using their spring season as a transition period prior to the upcoming fall season. The women have competed in games against other schools during the “off” season, including a home game on Wednesday, April 22, against Trevecca Nazarene University. “I am excited to play in our spring game,” said Honeye Heydari, junior nursing major and center […]

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Theater program, music department to open “Into the Woods”

The Union University theater program and music department are joining forces to put on one of the most well-known musicals of this year. “Into the Woods” will be performed April 23-28 in the W.D. Powell Theater at Union University. Many of the actors, actresses, directors, musicians, costume designers and others involved in this production have worked for months to put together the […]

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Final Senate approves legislation, new organization

The final Student Senate of the semester on April 22 concluded with the successful passage of legislation and the approval of a new campus organization, the University Feminist Organization. Senators passed one resolution and two bills. Doug May, senior music education major, presented the first resolution, which requested that “additional charging stations be added to such areas as Brewer Dining […]

Robert Lupton, author of Toxic Charity, speaks to members of the Jackson Community about how helping 'hurts those they help' in the Carl Grant Events Center Tuesday night. | Photo by Victor Miller, staff photographer.
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Bob Lupton addresses poverty, solutions in lecture

“Never do for others what they have the capacity to do for themselves,” was the golden rule of caring for others that speaker Bob Lupton shared with the Union community April 21 at the Carl Grant Events Center. Lupton, founder of FCS Urban Ministries and author of “Toxic Charity: how churches and charities hurt those they help, and how to reverse […]

Oliver speaks at Abraham’s Altar; Greek Week begins
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Oliver speaks at Abraham’s Altar; Greek Week begins

Greek Week kicked off with university president Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver speaking at Abraham’s Altar. On Monday night, April 20, in the Bowld Commons, the Greek community sponsored Abraham’s Altar, a time of praise and worship open to the student body. Adam Reinhard, junior nursing major and interfraternity council president, opened the evening with an introduction and prayer. “Abraham’s Altar is […]