‘Grief on Stage’ to offer healing through theater ‘Grief on Stage’ to offer healing through theater
Graduates, students form summer art collaborative Graduates, students form summer art collaborative
Students React to David Platt’s Election Students React to David Platt’s Election
Athletic teams spend off season preparing for competition in the GSC Athletic teams spend off season preparing for competition in the GSC
News Students React to David Platt’s Election

Students React to David Platt’s Election

  Trustees of the Southern Baptist Convention elected David Platt Aug. 27 as president of the International Mission Board. The bestselling author, 36, took office immediately after his election. Formerly, Platt lived in Birmingham with his wife and four children and served as the head pastor of The Church at Brook Hills. Union students in large part supported Platt’s election. “I […]

Arts & Entertainment ‘Grief on Stage’ to offer healing through theater

‘Grief on Stage’ to offer healing through theater

Thursday night, people who have lost loved ones will have the opportunity to see their memories commemorated on stage. Earlier in the day, students majoring in social work, theater, Christian studies, nursing, education and others in or wanting to be in helping professions can participate in a workshop to learn how Playback Memphis uses improvisational theater to heal. “Playback Memphis […]

Sports Athletic teams spend off season preparing for competition in the GSC

Athletic teams spend off season preparing for competition in the GSC

Union University’s athletic teams work hard to be competitive during the regular season. That same drive that helps them to do well during their games is carried into their off season as well. Even though the teams do not have cheering fans and they are not traveling from place to place to play other teams, Union’s teams stay busy maintaining […]

Life Alumna Amanda Bennett puts down roots in Jackson

Alumna Amanda Bennett puts down roots in Jackson

Amanda Bennett graduated in May 2013 with an English and philosophy double major and graduate school ambitions—but she found she was not ready to leave. “I had places I was serving in Jackson, places where I felt like I wasn’t finished yet,” Bennett said, listing her involvement with City Fellowship Baptist Church and J Crib Urban Ministries’ tutoring program. Many […]

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Alumna Amanda Bennett puts down roots in Jackson
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Alumna Amanda Bennett puts down roots in Jackson

Amanda Bennett graduated in May 2013 with an English and philosophy double major and graduate school ambitions—but she found she was not ready to leave. “I had places I was serving in Jackson, places where I felt like I wasn’t finished yet,” Bennett said, listing her involvement with City Fellowship Baptist Church and J Crib Urban Ministries’ tutoring program. Many […]

Union alumna serves through nursing
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Union alumna serves through nursing

Whitney Kramer, 2013 graduate, has been hard at work at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Kramer came to Union to study biology as a pre-med student. She soon decided that her passion was to help those who cannot help themselves and started to pursue a degree in nursing. “I knew I wanted to do something in the medical […]

Senior spotlight: Andrew Knight and Savannah Hughes
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Senior spotlight: Andrew Knight and Savannah Hughes

Andrew Knight Andrew Knight, a senior business management major from Princeton, Ky. is a member of the men’s golf team. Knight has played golf for 11 years and chose to come to Union because he wanted to go to a small Christian school with a good golf team, where he could make an impact right away. As a freshman, Knight played in eight tournaments and […]

GO Week brings speakers, musicians
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GO Week brings speakers, musicians

Union University’s annual GO Week is Sept. 15-19 and will feature speakers Afshin Ziafat and D.A. Horton, as well as gospel group Shane and Shane. The week kicks off Monday at 7 p.m. in the G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel. This event will feature music by Shane and Shane and a message by Ziafat. Ziafat is the head pastor of Providence Church in Frisco, Texas, […]

Season outlooks: women’s soccer, cross country and women’s golf
Sports

Season outlooks: women’s soccer, cross country and women’s golf

Union’s women’s soccer, cross country and golf teams are optimistic about their upcoming seasons. Women’s Soccer The women’s soccer team, led by head coach, Isaac Brooks, and assistant coach, Julie Stauffer, aim to compete in the Gulf South Conference and make over 32 goals this year. “This is probably one of the most fit teams we have had come in […]

UNews Makes Changes for Season Three
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UNews Makes Changes for Season Three

New technology is revolutionizing media, presenting a plethora of audio, visual and printed news at the viewer’s fingertips and allowing more interaction with the community it presents to. This isn’t news. But it does mean changes for UNews, a weekly news show for Union students, produced by the National Broadcast Society (NBS). Rian Trotter, vice president of the Union chapter […]

Students collaborate to create medieval manuscript
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Students collaborate to create medieval manuscript

This semester, 14 students are setting quill pen to goatskin parchment, creating a medieval manuscript. The project is part of the special topics class Medieval Piety, taught by Gavin Richardson, professor of English. This is the third time Richardson has assigned the creation of a medieval-style manuscript. “Because texts are so free and cheap … we’ve become a little blasé […]