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Lady Bulldogs serve in Costa Rica The team shares a time of prayer and testimony after a game in Costa Rica.
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Music Monday: Back to School Vibes Music Monday: Back to School Vibes
News Union EDGE kicks off with kitchen shower

Union EDGE kicks off with kitchen shower

Intellectual and developmental disabilities will not hold students back from obtaining a post-secondary education through Union’s new EDGE Program. EDGE is a two-year, 48-hour certificate program for high school graduates ages 18 to 26. Students can live either on or off campus and participate in classes that bolster career development and employment skills. Students audit college courses, work in on-campus […]

Arts & Entertainment Music Monday: Back to School Vibes

Music Monday: Back to School Vibes

Last week our first Music Monday was dedicated to the feeling of not wanting to let the summer fun end. I told myself I would come up with a more creative idea than reiterating the previous point. However, that is not the case. This week I thought it would be nice to have a relaxed playlist on hand so that […]

Sports The team shares a time of prayer and testimony after a game in Costa Rica.

Lady Bulldogs serve in Costa Rica

The women’s soccer team had the opportunity to combine ministry with the sport they love this summer in Costa Rica. The team worked on various mission projects through SCORE International Ministries, a faith-based organization that focuses on evangelism through sports ministry. During the week-long trip, the players held soccer clinics at a school and park to teach new skills to […]

Life Literature, religion ‘brought to life’ in Oxford

Literature, religion ‘brought to life’ in Oxford

For six weeks this summer, Katelyn Walls lived and studied in places she had only ever read about in books. “Everything we learn in the classroom – we have an idea of what that looks like in our heads, but to go to Oxford and see those things gave it life,” said Walls, senior English and Christian thought and tradition […]

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For six weeks this summer, Katelyn Walls lived and studied in places she had only ever read about in books. “Everything we learn in the classroom – we have an idea of what that looks like in our heads, but to go to Oxford and see those things gave it life,” said Walls, senior English and Christian thought and tradition […]

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Music Monday: Sounds of Summer
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Music Monday: Sounds of Summer

In Cardinal & Cream’s new Music Monday series, a different staff member will curate a new playlist every week. We hope you enjoy our selections and discover some new tunes to add to your own collection along the way. For our first installment, I’ve put together some of my favorite songs from this past summer because let’s face it — […]