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The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

Panaderia has full shelves of bakery items. Photo: Heath Parish

Local bakery makes Hispanic pastries daily

Katelyn Lain April 23, 2021

Just four minutes south of Bob Jones University on East North Street, Lighthouse Bakery, or Panaderia, is a Hispanic bakery where students can find a freshly made breakfast or snack, with most pastries...

Spence references a textbook during a class. Spence currently teaches Fundamentals of Technical Writing, Business Writing and Expository Writing. Photo: Madeline Peters

Retiring writing instructor reflects on God’s sovereignty

Katelyn Lain April 23, 2021

Dr. Blake Spence, a faculty member in the department of journalism and mass communication, owes his career path to an explosion God used to change his life in ways he never anticipated. Spence, who graduated...

Students are picked after they demonstrate their skills on the field. Photo: Maddie Peters

Bruins Recruitment Refresh

Katelyn Lain April 16, 2021

BJU Bruins coaches are ramping up their recruitment of Bruins players as the spring semester comes to a close, and they’re looking for athletes who bring more to the team than just a good athletic record. Dr....



Katelyn Lain April 9, 2021

I remember Dr. Pettit said in chapel last semester that the student body is the most thankful he has ever seen at the university because of COVID-19. I thought about his announcement, and I realized I...

Drah McQueen collapses after consuming dihydrogen monoxide. Everyone told her its dangerous, so like, come on. Photo: Robert Stuber

April Fools: Addiction numbers to horrible, potentially fatal substance rise

Katelyn Lain April 1, 2021

This article contains fictional content. Happy April Fools’ Day! Faculty and students at Bob Jones University are concerned about a recent increase in addiction among college-age students to dihydrogen...

Current seniors Charsie Johnson, Delaney Edwards and Gracen Ledford
pose with team manager Monica Marchena. Photo: Derek Eckenroth

Lady Bruins awarded in sports, academics

Katelyn Lain March 26, 2021

Tamrah Konieczka and Delaney Edwards prove female athletes are competitive and dedicated in their sports and studies as they excel on and off the court. Delaney Edwards, a senior health science pre-physician...

Snow practices her swing at a smaller indoor green on campus. Photo: Madeline Peters

Golf teams train 15+ hours a week

Katelyn Lain March 19, 2021

The men's and women’s golf teams are training hard for physical and mental strength as they begin their 2021 season. Coach Dennis Scott, faculty member in the Division of Exercise and Sports Science...

Assistant coach Roach instructs his team. Photo: Madeline Peters

Track and field starts off with split

Katelyn Lain February 26, 2021

The BJU men's and women's track and field teams are starting the spring semester season by splitting into two sections, short sprint and distance sprint, with new assistant coach Ken Roach joining to coach...

Melena Jenks works among set pieces backstage in Rodeheaver Auditorium. Photo: Madeline Peters

A Tale of Two Cities’crews prepare 27 scene changes

Katelyn Lain February 19, 2021

Rodeheaver Auditorium's student stage crew is working to create and repurpose set pieces for A Tale of Two Cities, a March 11-13 performance with 27 scene changes, more than any previous BJU musical including...

Keila Cueto said her theme verse for quarantine was Joshua 1:9. Photo: Andrew Pledger

International students face travel difficulties because of COVID-19

Katelyn Lain February 12, 2021

Over Christmas break of 2020, many international students faced difficulties returning home or had concerns about travel constraints preventing them from coming back to BJU, leading 23 international students...

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