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The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian



Joanna Scoggins November 8, 2021

“It makes me not want to do journalism anymore.”  When I said those words, I was in the middle of my junior year, sitting in The Collegian office. I looked over at my editor with tears in my eyes...

The Cooks met at BJU and have been married for 43 years. Photo: Lindsay Shaleen

Cooks finish combined 85-year BJU career

Joanna Scoggins April 30, 2021

After almost 85 years of combined work at the University, music faculty Dr. Warren Cook and Mrs. Jean Cook are retiring from BJU. The Cooks have been at BJU since starting their undergraduate degrees....

PPO president Jonathan Valadez shares his opinion on the need for unity among Christians despite political differences. Photo: Robert Stuber

PPO forum discusses judicial polarization

Joanna Scoggins April 16, 2021

The Public Policy Organization presented a forum on judicial polarization Tuesday night, featuring three faculty members from the Division of History, Government and Social Sciences: Dr. Roger Bradley,...

Olinger writes an exercise in Koine Greek on a chalkboard in class. Photo: Robert Stuber

Faculty revitalize Greek program

Joanna Scoggins April 9, 2021

BJU faculty have worked hard to revamp the biblical Greek program for the entire student body, not just School of Religion students. The program refresh includes a changing in scope and sequencing of...

Camrago pours hot water directly onto coffee grounds, the water then filtered to make a traditional
pour-over coffee. Photo: Madeline Peters

Unlocked Coffee Roasters sells specialty international coffee

Joanna Scoggins March 19, 2021

Unlocked Coffee Roasters has expanded its business to include a coffee shop on Perry Avenue and is already a favorite of many BJU students. Unlocked began as an online business selling retail and wholesale...



Joanna Scoggins March 5, 2021

When I was a freshman, I was walking back from a closing shift at Mack Library, where I had just started working. Front campus was deserted since it was after 10 p.m. I was meandering over the Bridge of...

BJU Press JourneyForth Division produces Christian literature for children and young adults.
Photo: Caleb Olivero

BJU Press works through social distancing, sees sales increase

Joanna Scoggins October 2, 2020

Despite the challenges of COVID-19, BJU Press has continued its regular schedule, and the increase in virtual schooling has created an increase in curriculum sales. Laurie Wilson, communications manager...



Joanna Scoggins September 18, 2020

Facebook is a cancer. One of my friends told me this several months ago, but I did not agree. I’m a writer and a journalism and mass communication major. Social media has become a huge part of the mass...

Dr. Schoolfield working in her office. Greenville, SC, BJU, February 25th, 2020, Andrew Pledger

March honors, celebrates women’s historical impact

Joanna Scoggins March 5, 2020

March 1 begins the annual celebration of Women’s History Month, as designated by presidential proclamation in 1995.  This March is also the 32nd anniversary of the law passed by Congress under President...

BJU Bruins Mens Golf coach, Dr. Dennis Scott, at Cross Winds Golf Course, Greenville, SC, August 16, 2019 (Derek Eckenroth)

Coach Dennis Scott to be inducted into the NCCAA 2020 Hall of Fame

Joanna Scoggins February 21, 2020

The National Christian College Athletic Association recently announced that their Hall of Fame class for 2020 will include BJU Bruins head golf coach, Dr. Dennis Scott.  "Denny has been a Kingdom-building...

Pirates of Penzance brings humor and narrative to Rodeheavers stage

Pirates of Penzance brings humor and narrative to Rodeheaver’s stage

Joanna Scoggins February 12, 2020

Bob Jones University recently set sail on the high seas with the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players’ performance of the musical The Pirates of Penzance.  As the first artist series of the semester,...

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