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Jose Andres Lopez Bono. Photo courtesy of BJU.

BJU mourns sudden death of freshman student

Jonathan Lovegrove, Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2024

Bob Jones University announced the sudden death of Jose Andres Lopez Bono, 18, a freshman kinesiology major from Honduras. Lopez died Wednesday evening from an apparent cardiac event, according to a University...

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BJU rallies around Furman, Columbia International universities after death of students

Bethany Brooks, Copy Editor February 21, 2024

Bob Jones University students and staff united in prayer this week for the families and universities of two college students in South Carolina who died in the past two weeks. Bryce Stanfield, 21, was...

Photo from Dare for More Ministries.

Bible Conference to focus on evangelism, raise funds for ministry in Guatemala

Bethany Brooks, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

At this year’s Bible Conference, beginning Feb. 13, Bob Jones University students have the opportunity to impact the lives of women affected by trafficking, abuse and poverty in Guatemala.  The Bible...

Boba Jones brings boba tea and waffles with new restaurant concept

Boba Jones brings boba tea and waffles with new restaurant concept

Dray Dickey, Staff Writer February 7, 2024

Bob Jones University will open Boba Jones, a brand-new tea and waffles shop, on Feb. 8, in partnership with Aramark.  Brent Wustman, senior general manager at Aramark, said that Boba Jones was a year...

Smoke from wildfires in North Carolina captured by cameras attached to weather balloons launched by a team of BJU engineering students. Photo provided.

BJU Engineering students’ weather balloons captured wildfire photos

Bethany Brooks, Staff Writer January 22, 2024

Student-constructed weather balloons launched by the Introduction to Engineering class from the roof of the parking garage at Bob Jones University in November 2023 captured images of forest wildfires...

WATCH: BJU 2023 Christmas Lighting Ceremony recap

Daniel Matesevac and Tyler Scott January 17, 2024

Watch this BJU Christmas Lighting Ceremony retrospective video broadcast produced by Daniel Matesevac and Tyler Scott, reporters for The Collegian.    

Hannah Allen in the role of Mercutio in BJUs production of Romeo and Juliet. Provided by BJU.

Grab your bandana for BJU’s western themed “Romeo and Juliet.”

Rylie Wiedell, Staff Writer November 15, 2023

The Bob Jones University Classic Players production of the classic William Shakespeare play, "Romeo and Juliet" has a twist. Hold on to your Stetsons, because this time around, "Romeo and Juliet" is western-themed....

The original prop ship from the 1955 film Wine of Morning floats in the reflecting pond next to the BJU Bridge of Nations during Homecoming weekend on Oct. 6, 2023. Staff/Katelyn McKenney

Dr. Bob Jones III talks Wine of Morning on film’s rerelease

Tyler Scott and Daniel Matesevac November 7, 2023

The first film produced by BJU’s Unusual Films in 1955, Wine of Morning, was re-released for the first time in full high definition on Friday, October 6. Two special showings of the film were presented...

Culinary Arts students prepare a pizza for baking for a customer at The Bistro. Staff/Heather Battles

The Bistro offers American classics made-to-order by BJU students

Rylie Wiedell, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

The Bistro is a concept created and run by Bob Jones University Culinary Arts. Every Friday, the Bistro opens for dinner for the student body and the community. Fashioned after an American-style restaurant,...

About 200 BJU students helped at Washington Center Challenge Day, Oct. 20, 2023. Provided by BJU.

‘So much fun!’ BJU hosts Washington Center Challenge Day

Bethany Brooks, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

This past Friday, Oct. 20th, Bob Jones University held its annual Washington Center Challenge Day in conjunction with the Washington Center school, Special Olympics Greenville and Greenville County Parks,...

Homecoming and Family Weekend 2023 included a Makers Market inside the BJU Student Center, Oct. 7, 2023. Staff/Katelyn McKenney

BJU Hosts Successful Homecoming Weekend

Bethany Brooks, Staff Writer October 23, 2023

Bob Jones University celebrated its annual Homecoming and Family Weekend, including the University Day (U-Day) community event on Oct. 7. It was cool and sunny, with temperatures in the low 70s, a beautiful...

Dr. Alan Benson, Bob Jones University acting CEO. Katelyn McKenney/Staff

Interview: Dr. Alan Benson on leading Bob Jones University and the future

Dray Dickey, Staff Writer October 6, 2023

Bob Jones University’s acting CEO Dr. Alan Benson said he plans to apply for the position of university president when the time comes. Dr. Benson spoke of his plans during a wide-ranging interview...

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