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The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

2021 Vintage editor Kelly Vervaet meets with the student yearbook
staff. Photo submitted by Kelly Vervaet

The Vintage to release 87th edition

Katie French April 30, 2021

In its 87th year, the Vintage stands as a continual record of what takes place at BJU every academic year. The Vintage has been under the guidance of Carol Keirstead, BJU’s Chief Communications Officer,...

Mininger also teaches a class in photojournalism in addition to
classes on fine art photography. Photo: Lindsay Shaleen

Mininger shoots for artistic excellence

Katie French April 16, 2021

Rebekah Mininger, a faculty member in the department of design and photography professor at BJU, is thankful for her experience at BJU and the journey that led her to this point. Mininger teaches four...

Coach Castel leads the girls in various drills. Photo: Lindsay Shaleen

Soccer team bonds over spring season

Katie French April 9, 2021

The Bruins women’s soccer team is using their spring season to maximize resources and prepare for the future. In their ninth season, the Lady Bruins 2020 fall record consisted of six wins and eight...

Freshman Don Key, in required business casual makeup and dress, assesses his audience for his first
circus arts performance. Photo: Lindsay Shaleen

April Fools: BJU adds circus arts major

Katie French April 1, 2021

This article contains fictional content. Happy April Fools’ Day! BJU is adding circus arts to the list of undergraduate majors upon fervent recommendations from students, faculty and local clowns. Circus...

The cast get into position during rehearsal, guided by an image projection of the painting onto the physical frame. Photo: Lindsay Shaleen

Living Gallery to return after 2020 cancellation

Katie French March 26, 2021

BJU’s annual Living Gallery will resume in April after last year’s performances were canceled during the pandemic. Performances will be held in Rodeheaver Auditorium on April 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. and...

Zimmer plays her guitar and sings at Ignite. Photo: Lindsay Shaleen

Student body presidents serve BJU

Katie French March 19, 2021

Student body presidents Judah Smith and Ali Zimmer both value the leadership opportunities and experiences BJU has provided them as they near the end of their senior year. Smith and Zimmer assumed their...

Continuing a tradition from Gold Rush Daze, fireworks will be part of
the Bruin Daze closing night next Friday. Photo: Derek Eckenroth

Bruin Daze carries on traditions from 1970s

Katie French March 12, 2021

The Student Leadership Council is hosting BJU’s third biennial weeklong competition, Bruin Daze, for the student body during the week of March 15-19. Bruin Daze involves two teams of students divided...

Many local churches have bus transportation available for students.
 Photo: Lindsay Shaleen

Freshmen to commit to local churches at end of semester

Katie French February 26, 2021

As freshmen are faced with committing to a church at the end of this semester, members of the BJU community share their advice on selecting a church for the duration of one’s college career. Vice President...

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Katie French February 19, 2021

As I’m nearing the end of my undergraduate college education, I have begun to anticipate what lies ahead—graduate school, ministry opportunities and of course, a career. A year ago, I would have envisioned...

Kao shan tea, an oolong tea variety, is grown in the mountains of
central Taiwan. Photo: Lindsay Shaleen

Small businesses provide Asian cuisine

Katie French February 12, 2021

For students who want to experience authentic international foods, two local markets offer them the chance to purchase products not typically available in American grocery stores. Saigon Market sells...

Senior Alexandra Pierre-Pierre plans to return to Haiti to teach.
Photo: Olga Manyak

Fall graduates give thanks for time at BJU despite pandemic

Katie French November 20, 2020

For the 100+ seniors graduating this fall, having their last semester at BJU amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge, but they are still grateful for their time at BJU and for the memories they...

Lanpher rises early to fit hobbies into her work & family schedule.
Photo: Lindsay Shaleen

Lanpher runs nursing division, hospital rounds, half-marathons

Katie French November 13, 2020

Chair of the Division of Nursing Megan Lanpher leads a multi-faceted life, balancing family, work and personal responsibilities. At BJU Lanpher teaches nursing students both inside and outside of the...

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