Along the shore of Tamarama Beach in New South Wales, Australia, beachgoers can view a 38-by-20-foot wooden sculpture. The piece was designed thousands of miles away by Union University sculptor and chair of Union’s Department of Art, Lee Benson. [more]
The familiar melodies of Sinatra and Arlen permeated the halls of the Penick Academic Complex on Nov. 30, as the Jazz Band recreated America’s signature sound. The 19-member ensemble invited the audience to sing along as they performed jazz standards. [more]
People walking down the corridor of the second floor of Jennings Hall from 4–5 p.m. on Mondays and Wednesdays will catch the sound of bells faintly ringing into a song. “Nice and gentle,” said Dr. Joshua Veltman, to the members of the handbell choir. [more]
Two Union University alumni, Heather Cadenhead and Renee Emerson, recently visited campus to read selections from their poetry books. Cadenhead and Emerson had different ideas when it came to picking the poems they read. The poems covered a wide range of subjects.
The Harry Potter series has sparked controversy among the Christian community since 1997. Dr. Hal Poe, Charles Colson professor of faith and culture, said he became interested in the Harry Potter series in the late ‘90s when he noticed all the media attention. [more]
The Student Activities Council hosted a homecoming concert on Nov. 5 in the G.M. Savage Memorial Chapel with special guests Andrew Ripp, Ben Rector and Dave Barnes. Amy Holden, SAC member and senior Spanish major, said about 900 people attended the concert.
The leadership team of Barefoots Joe is challenging students to photograph Jackson as a fundraiser for Global Outreach trips. The photograph itself depends on the individual’s view. The contest ends Nov. 12 and winners will be announced in Barefoots by Nov. 16. [more]