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The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

Brody has served as the Bruins mascot since BJU launched its intercollegiate athletics
program in 2012.
Photo: Bradley Allweil

Annual Brody Awards unites Bruins intercollegiate athletics

Andrew Thompson May 3, 2022

Bob Jones University celebrated its athletes’ accomplishments this month with the second annual Brody Awards ceremony, which took place at 7 p.m. on April 30 in Rodeheaver Auditorium. Students can check...

The BJU delegation attended the spring student legislature session from April 7-9.
Photo: Melia Covington

New members bring diverse skills to BJU SC Student Legislature delegation

Andrew Thompson April 12, 2022

The Bob Jones University student body legislature has added five new members to its delegation and is optimistic about the new members’ future contributions to the politics of South Carolina. ​Randy...

Although some have questioned the accuracy of his drawing, Public Safety forensic artist Schech E. Descenes depiction of a student allegedly being eaten by a snake was verified by McKinney, the only witness to the crime. Photo: Hannah Guell and Arianna Rayder

Students fear for lives as reptiles ravage campus

Andrew Thompson April 4, 2022

After hundreds of animals from the Bob Jones University serpentarium escaped through the building’s vents last night, the reptiles are wreaking havoc on campus. During the night, several of the escaped...

Darin Gehrke, owner of Darin Gehrke Ceramics in Greenville, finds inspiration for his pottery from Chinese and
Japenese styles, according to his website.
Photo: Melia Covington

First Fridays bring free art to Greenville

Andrew Thompson March 7, 2022

The Greenville Metropolitan Arts Council’s (MAC) monthly First Friday events offer students a chance to experience Greenville’s diverse art collections and connect with the local art community. On...

Weniger and his roommates have created 7 episodes of their show Good Morning BJU. Photo: Melia Covington

BJU students share their favorite weekend activities

Andrew Thompson February 24, 2022

​Bob Jones University students spend much of their weekends focused on relaxation and spending time with the people in their lives on campus and in the greater Greenville area. ​Duncan Weniger, a senior...

As chancellor, Jones routinely speaks at churches, schools and other engagements to promote the University.
Photos: Melia Covington

Bible Conference to focus on contending for the faith

Andrew Thompson February 7, 2022

The 2022 Bible Conference at Bob Jones University will emphasize contending for the faith in a hostile culture from Feb. 15-18. Dr. Steve Pettit, president of BJU, who will open the conference on Tuesday...

The old Red Room, pictured here during a Bruins mens soccer banquet in 2012, was renovated this year to make the space more accessible for student organizations to rent. Photos: (left) Jim Block (right) Andrew Pledger

Red Room remodeled, renamed

Andrew Thompson December 13, 2021

The dining common’s Red Room has been renamed College Point and is undergoing renovations this semester to make it a more pleasing environment for on-campus meetings. Laurilyn Hall, a faculty member...



Andrew Thompson December 6, 2021

Modern-day Christians struggle to recognize God’s holiness and the ramifications of it, and this error is stealing their joy. Defining holiness is difficult with a finite mind. We know the standard...

This years lighting ceremony will be bigger in scope than last years ceremony, which was downsized because of the accelerated semester schedule due to COVID-19.Photo: Robert Stuber

University family to celebrate Christmas, give back to children

Andrew Thompson November 29, 2021

Bob Jones University is preparing for a campus-wide celebration of Christmas with an emphasis on serving others and serving the student body through the final exams of the semester. The celebration will...

BJUs chapter of Lambda Pi Eta inducted its inaugural members into the society on Oct. 12.
Photo: Charity McMullin

National honors society recognizes Division of Communication students

Andrew Thompson November 15, 2021

This semester the Division of Communication at BJU formed a chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the National Communication Association’s official honors society, to give high-achieving communication and journalism...

PPO members practice parliamentary debate, which gives participants a short time to prepare remarks before arguing.
Photo: Hannah Guell

PPO aims to bring debate back to BJU

Andrew Thompson November 8, 2021

This year the Bob Jones University Public Policy Organization debate team plans to raise awareness about the value of student debate to encourage the discussion of different ideas in a polarized culture. The...

A team of three engineering majors, one biochemistry major, one chemistry major and two business majors worked with one faculty member from each discipline to develop BJUs submission for the XPRIZE competition.
Photo: Roy Rogers

BJU team competes for XPRIZE Foundation prize

Andrew Thompson October 18, 2021

A Bob Jones University cross-disciplinary team of students and faculty are competing in the Elon Musk-funded XPRIZE carbon removal challenge this semester to aid in the reduction of excess carbon in...

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