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The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

Help! Northerner lost in the South

Christina Laird November 14, 2019

When I moved from my home in New Hampshire to South Carolina to start my freshman year at BJU, I thought I was prepared for the differences of living in the South.  But living 1,000 miles from my hometown...



Christina Laird October 25, 2019

While visiting the tiny island of Antigua in the Caribbean Ocean, I saw a beautiful country with beautiful people. Bright blue ocean surrounds dazzling white sandy beaches. Tall palm trees dot the land....

Benjamin O. Davis Sr.

Christina Laird February 21, 2019

Benjamin O. Davis Sr., the first African-American general in the United States Army, was born in Chicago on July 1, 1877. After graduating from Howard University, Davis joined the military at age 21 in...

Column 12.7.18

Christina Laird December 7, 2018

While rewatching How the Grinch Stole Christmas the other day, I was struck by how many good principles are intertwined in the message of this classic Christmas story. Most of us have seen this movie and...

Plan ahead to eat healthy over Thanksgiving break

Christina Laird November 15, 2018

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and most of us are looking forward to seeing our families, relaxing a little and eating delicious turkey dinners. How can we avoid overeating or eating too unhealthy...

Recent grads lead community as entrepreneurs

Christina Laird November 14, 2018

Imagine your life after college: are you married or single? Did you move back to your hometown or start a life somewhere new? Do you work for a company or own your own business?  Maybe, looking ahead,...

Paul Bernard, freshman, broke his leg during a society game.    Photo: Rebecca Snyder

Injuries become catalysts for growth, development

Christina Laird November 9, 2018

“I did this weird front-flip in the air and heard a loud crack. When I was in the air, I saw my leg kind of snap.” Paul Bernard, a freshman business administration major, described the accident that...

‘Gods fingerprints’

‘God’s fingerprints’

Christina Laird November 2, 2018

“God’s fingerprints are all over our stories—if only we would open our eyes to see them.” Brooklyn Veenstra, a junior health sciences major, said this after telling her story of how God took painful...

Discipleship groups meet three nights a week—Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays—from 10:30 to 10:50 p.m.   Photo: Kayla Jacobs

Discipleship groups foster spiritual growth, mentoring

Christina Laird October 25, 2018

For 20 minutes three times a week, groups of students gather in their residence halls and have the opportunity to grow closer to each other and to God. Dr. Steve Pettit, president of BJU, said discipleship...

Column 10.19.18

Christina Laird October 18, 2018

Having grown up in a Christian home and attended a Christian school, I expected a secular workplace to be filled with persecution. But when I started my first job during high school, I discovered that...

Students from departments across campus volunteered to run educational booths for children. Photo: Abby Anglea

Students gain experience in government and public policy

Christina Laird October 18, 2018

Ten BJU students will travel to Columbia on Wednesday for the fall session of the South Carolina Student Legislature. The South Carolina Student Legislature enables college students to learn the process...

Dr. Neal Cushman meets with Stephen Lemp to discuss possible choices in the seminary program.  Photo: Robby Jorgensen

Seminary restructures to better accommodate students

Christina Laird October 12, 2018

BJU Seminary has new options for students looking for more flexible paths to graduation. The seminary’s restructuring will allow students to pursue a master’s degree while working full-time, while...

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