Professors’ desks reveal personality: Carls and Lindley Stephen Carls displays his collection of Peeps | Photo by Cristina Thomas
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Symphonic Band’s spring concert set for Tuesday Symphonic Band’s spring concert set for Tuesday
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Senate adjourns until next semester

Senate held their last meeting of the semester last night. During the meeting, senate was updated on the status of previous bills and the treasury and was presented with two new bills. The first bill presented was for $200 for Zeta Tau Alpha to put toward a tailgate party. The party is for all of Union before a home baseball game May […]

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Alumna Lily Glass showcases art in campus gallery

Lily Zopfi Glass graduated from Union in December 2008. She is married to Union alumnus, Ben Glass, who writes for Disney. Both are living in Los Angeles, California. Lee Benson, professor of art and department chair, had the opportunity to know Glass personally while she was a student at Union. “Lily is an entrepreneur at heart,” Benson said. “She’s an […]

Sports Trey Whitnell, junior, Jay Taylor, freshman, and Hunter Travis, sophomore, prepare for the 2014 golf season Sept. 3, 2014. | Photo by Meg Rushing

Bogey Down

The rain starts to lightly fall as I line up for the final shot. The droplets land on the inside of my glasses, blurring my vision. “Come on man, the rain is coming,” said Trey Whitnell, senior accounting major and member of the Union golf team. We’ve reached the end of our 18-hole slog through an incredible amount of sand […]

Life Stephen Carls displays his collection of Peeps | Photo by Cristina Thomas

Professors’ desks reveal personality: Carls and Lindley

Stephen Carls It may not be common knowledge that Candy Land’s most colorful stop lies tucked away in the corner of the history department. In his stately maroon chair, Stephen Carls, department chair and university professor of history, types away at his computer surrounded on all sides by an exotic collection of marshmallow Peeps. Small figurines of civil war soldiers […]

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Trey Whitnell, junior, Jay Taylor, freshman, and Hunter Travis, sophomore, prepare for the 2014 golf season Sept. 3, 2014. | Photo by Meg Rushing
Sports

Bogey Down

The rain starts to lightly fall as I line up for the final shot. The droplets land on the inside of my glasses, blurring my vision. “Come on man, the rain is coming,” said Trey Whitnell, senior accounting major and member of the Union golf team. We’ve reached the end of our 18-hole slog through an incredible amount of sand […]

Golf finishes their seasons
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Golf finishes their seasons

Union men’s golf finished 11th in their last tournament of the season at the Gulf South Conference Championship in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.  The Bulldogs shot a total score of 968 for the three rounds played. Union’s top finisher was freshman biology major Braxton Rider who tied for 42nd place.  He shot 75, 80, and 84 for a total of 239 […]

Union falls to UAH, looks forward to weekend
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Union falls to UAH, looks forward to weekend

Union’s baseball had their last home series of the season this past weekend against University of Alabama Huntsville. They lost the weekend 1-3 but finished with a strong showing from both the defense and offense Sunday afternoon.  Though baseball had a hard time getting the bats swinging Saturday, the bats got hot for Union on Sunday. Union had 10 hits on […]

Senate adjourns until next semester
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Senate adjourns until next semester

Senate held their last meeting of the semester last night. During the meeting, senate was updated on the status of previous bills and the treasury and was presented with two new bills. The first bill presented was for $200 for Zeta Tau Alpha to put toward a tailgate party. The party is for all of Union before a home baseball game May […]

Dodd takes home Union Cup
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Dodd takes home Union Cup

Another Union Cup has come and gone, and it was a huge success, according to Cody Curtis, assistant residence director. This was the third year of the Union Cup, a yearlong Residence Life event on campus. “One of the new challenges this year was adding a new event, the 1/2 K,” Curtis said. Curtis and the rest of the Residence Life […]

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Wallace takes home title in Fishy 500

We selected Wallace from the provided lineup of strong, able-bodied goldfish. Bought with two dollar bills and 32 quarters, he struck the Cardinal & Cream team as the most enthusiastic racer, and we named him after our faculty adviser’s favorite author, David Foster Wallace, for an extra boost of luck. As he swam circles in his tiny dwelling, we wondered if […]

The Showdown: Should athletic scholarships be a thing of the past?
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The Showdown: Should athletic scholarships be a thing of the past?

This is a column where two writers go head-to-head on different issues. This issue is centered around the question: Should athletic scholarships be eliminated due to the numerous accounts of student-athletes involved in academic fraud? Yes: Ethical Issues in Collegiate Sports by Tyler Stocking As fans across America fill out brackets each year and students lobby for the ability to […]