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News Union sells Cordova property, expands Jackson campus

Union sells Cordova property, expands Jackson campus

Union recently sold property for close to a million dollars, and the university is using the money to help fund the library project and purchase new property. In April 2012, Lloyd Hansen donated an office building in Cordova, Tennessee to the university, said Gary Carter, senior vice president for business services. The building, located at 1055 Houston Levy Road in […]

Arts & Entertainment Christmas pottery sale displays work of student artists

Christmas pottery sale displays work of student artists

Friday the hall of the Barefoot Student Union building was lined with hundreds of pieces of pottery made by Union’s faculty and students for the Christmas Pottery Sale. The semiannual event featured work from artists that have been a semester long in the making. Among the featured artist was senior art major, Candace Gooch. Gooch’s table featured a collection of […]

Sports Basketball teams to start conference play away from home

Basketball teams to start conference play away from home

After going unbeaten against all non-conference opponents to start off the season, the Union University basketball teams will travel to Shorter University and Lee University this coming weekend to start conference play. On Thursday, Dec. 4, the Bulldogs will go to Rome, Georgia to compete against conference rival Shorter. On Saturday, Dec. 6, the men’s and women’s teams will face Lee […]

Life “It only matters if you want it to matter”: the gender gap at Union University

“It only matters if you want it to matter”: the gender gap at Union University

“That’s the Union ratio, right there,” a student joked as he spotted his friend playing a board game with five girls in the Bowld Commons. A quick perusal of Union University’s residence halls or a short walk around campus reveals what students seem to know already: the female students outnumber the male by a noticeable percentage. But what are the […]

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School of Pharmacy celebrates Christmas
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School of Pharmacy celebrates Christmas

Pharmacy students of all years gathered to drink hot chocolate and decorate a Christmas tree for the second annual “Trim the Tree” event held Dec. 3 in Providence Hall. Each student brought an ornament to sign, date and hang on the Christmas tree, building upon ornaments hung the previous year. Each Christmas when the tree is re-decorated, students will see […]

Students decorate their buildings in hope of winning the Union Cup. Pictured is a men's quad winner, Hope 1.
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Res Life celebrates Christmas with friendly competition

Many people hold to the tradition of stringing up lights and placing Christmas decorations once Thanksgiving passes. Union is no exception. Upon returning from the week-long break, all the residence complexes pulled out all the stops for Res Life’s Deck The Halls competition. On Monday night, each dorm building’s Christmas decorations was judged by Union president Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver and […]

Olivers look forward to first ‘Tennessee Christmas’
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Olivers look forward to first ‘Tennessee Christmas’

Union president Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver said that this year, his family will likely be singing “Tender Tennessee Christmas” as they enjoy their first Christmas in Tennessee. The Olivers have spent past Christmases in New York, Hawaii, Texas and now Tennessee—but still, their favorite part about the holidays is just spending time together. For Thanksgiving, the Olivers spent six days […]

Christmas pottery sale displays work of student artists
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Christmas pottery sale displays work of student artists

Friday the hall of the Barefoot Student Union building was lined with hundreds of pieces of pottery made by Union’s faculty and students for the Christmas Pottery Sale. The semiannual event featured work from artists that have been a semester long in the making. Among the featured artist was senior art major, Candace Gooch. Gooch’s table featured a collection of […]

Students prepare to teach abroad: Emily Georgoulis
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Students prepare to teach abroad: Emily Georgoulis

The love of travel and enthusiasm to experience new cultures has inspired Emily Georgoulis, senior math education major, to venture to Whangarei, New Zealand to teach abroad during the spring semester. “I love traveling,” Georgoulis said. “I’ve been to Europe and South America. I knew I wanted to go somewhere that I would never have to opportunity to go to again, […]

Blank Slate Improv to thank fans with Christmas show
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Blank Slate Improv to thank fans with Christmas show

After a hectic but successful semester, Union’s Blank Slate Improv group is putting on a special Christmas show Saturday to say thank you to their supporters. But for leaders Elizabel Sartin, junior theater major, and Garyn McIntyre, sophomore theater and French double major, putting on a show is about more than just getting laughs. “It’s been a cool way to […]

Chick-fil-A coming to Union next semester
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Chick-fil-A coming to Union next semester

National restaurant franchise Chick-fil-A is coming to Union University in the spring semester, said university president Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver. Rumors have abounded over the past several months regarding changes in campus dining, and Oliver said this is a process that has been in the works for a while. In the past, students have been able to purchase Chick-fil-A sandwiches at […]