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Vicki Olachea November 29, 2021

Over the summer, I received a diagnosis that changed my life. Or, more accurately, made better sense of it. I was diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, more commonly known as ADHD. This...

Bruins cross country grows athletes

Vicki Olachea November 29, 2021

“Cross country is an endurance sport.” According to Ken Roach, the head coach of both the men’s and women’s cross country teams, cross country is the sport of athletics, partially because of its...

Jonah Woo, a graduate assistant, measures the lung capacity of Connor Brown, one of the independent study students.
Photo: Robert Stuber

Vocal research study unites BJU schools

Vicki Olachea October 4, 2021

A new vocal research study being conducted on campus unites students and faculty in the Division of Exercise and Sport Science and the Division of Health Sciences in investigating the effects of aerobic...

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Vicki Olachea April 23, 2021

I have known many people who said they were often too anxious to do something for themselves on their own. Sometimes it’s asking a question in class, or even making a phone call to order pizza. But as...

Patterson has taught the entire French curriculum at BJU over the 2020-21 academic year.
Photo: Heath Parish

New class to study intercultural skills

Vicki Olachea April 16, 2021

Global Fluency, a new course to be offered by the BJU Division of World Languages and Cultures, will seek to improve the cultural skills of students unable to take language or culture courses. The 3-credit...

As part of the BJU Donate Life Week dedication ceremony, Pettit handed the Donate Life torch to BJU alumna and living organ donor Margaret Stegall. Photo: Heath Parish

BJU hosts week-long organ donor campaign

Vicki Olachea April 9, 2021

BJU is participating in National Donate Life month in April by holding Donate Life Week, a weeklong campaign on campus to raise awareness of the impact of organ donors. BJU’s Donate Life Week, April...

A study date interrupted for the fiftieth time by the onslaught of group email replies. This event caused
mass aggression and was the sole reason none of us will ever be happy again. Photo: Andrew Pledger

April Fools: PPO to debate ‘reply all’ feature

Vicki Olachea April 1, 2021

This article contains fictional content. Happy April Fools’ Day! The Public Policy Organization plans to hold a debate on the morality of using the “reply all” function of University emails. According...

Manager Patel searches for a product in the aisles of his store.
Photo: Heath Parish

International students find taste of home

Vicki Olachea March 26, 2021

Students find a taste of India, great food to cook and a friendly atmosphere in Radha Indian Grocers. The store stocks everything from groceries and frozen foods to in-house baked goods and displays an...

Matapathi demonstrates the ease of use and stability of her groups design, a removable cup handle.
Photo: Heath Parish

Tools designed, printed in nursing, engineering collab

Vicki Olachea March 19, 2021

Nursing and engineering students are collaborating to design devices to solve problems in the healthcare workplace and to gain experience working in cross-disciplinary teams in their future careers. Rachael...

The Sigma Alpha Chi Spartans and Nu Alpha Phi Flames meet for a
joint prayer meeting in the gazebo. Photo: Heath Parish

Societies build bonds with joint prayer

Vicki Olachea March 12, 2021

Society leaders are reaching beyond the borders of their societies to foster community in the student body through creative society prayer meetings. The Basilean Eagles recently took the initiative to...

Cast members rehearse the scene in which the seamstress, played by junior Heather Grace Spencer (middle), is falsely condemned to death by beheading. Photo: Robert Stuber

A Tale of Two Cities: The Musical to use larger cast than Broadway

Vicki Olachea March 5, 2021

A Tale of Two Cities: The Musical will feature one of the largest casts yet for a Bob Jones University musical, including a full orchestra, an expanded student cast and six guest artists that add up to...

Cinema department head Sharyn Robertson teaches students in a March 2020 cinema class.
Photo submitted

Storytelling unites comm majors

Vicki Olachea February 26, 2021

Bob Jones University’s Division of Communication develops the experiences necessary for success in the field of communication through focused yet expansive majors. The Division of Communication offers...

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