The Cardinal & Cream is a student publication of Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. Our staff ranges from freshmen to seniors and includes a variety of majors — including journalism, public relations, advertising, marketing, digital media studies, graphic design and art majors.
Buried under tons of rubble for what seemed like an eternity, David Wilson could not foresee the blessings that would come from such destruction; he was just trying to stay alive. However, after four and a half grueling hours, he never lost hope. [more]
When a tornado tore through the small town of Harrisburg, Ill., Feb. 29, four Union students woke up to the news that their hometown had been devastated.
While their daughters were sound asleep in Jackson, the Welborn family was just rising for the day when the tornado hit just before 5 a.m.
The tornado ripped the roof off their home, blew in the windows and turned the garage on its side. The family was unharmed, despite the uninhabitable state of their home. [more]
Tornadoes and severe storms struck the South in late April and have caused an estimated 354 deaths across seven states. They left thousands of residents homeless and have led to insured losses estimated between $3.7 billion and $5.5 billion. [more]