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The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

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The Student News Site of Bob Jones University

The Collegian

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...

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...

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....

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,...

Boys dig for gems during U-Day at Bob Jones University in 2022. Photo provided by BJU.

BJU Homecoming: What You Need to Know

Bethany Brooks, Staff Writer October 4, 2023

Curious about Homecoming? Here is your comprehensive guide to what is going on this weekend at Bob Jones University. “Homecoming gives us the opportunity to interact with alumni, '' Men’s Student...

Staff and dignitaries including Gov. Henry McMaster open the Robert Huse Veteran Center.

Rupert Huse Veteran Center opens in Greenville

Jonathan Millar May 1, 2023

Editor's note: This story was updated Sept. 23, 2023 to add the address for Rupert Huse Veteran Center, located at 770 Pelham Road, Greenville.  With South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and Greenville...

BJU presents the Living Gallery annually during the week leading up to Easter, but the accompanying drama and specific paintings included vary.

Living Gallery recreates artwork with human models that move and speak

Zachary Edmondson April 11, 2023

Bob Jones University hosted its 26th Living Gallery this week from April 6-8. Paul Radford, a professor in the department of communication, directed this year’s performance.  Since 1997, the purpose...

After speaking, Pence signed copies of his bestselling book, So Help Me God. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Mike Pence speaks about 2024 election, faith and civility at Bob Jones University 

Zachary Smith and Nathaniel Hendry March 3, 2023

Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addressed more than 650 attendees in a “fireside chat” March 2 at Bob Jones University, speaking on his faith and vision for America's future. In addition to the...

Law enforcement officials drove past BJU during the lockdown on Feb. 22, 2023. The suspect never entered BJUs campus. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Suspect who triggered BJU lockdown has been arrested

Nathaniel Hendry February 23, 2023

An armed suspect has been apprehended after passing near Bob Jones University on Wednesday afternoon. According to the U.S. Marshals, the suspect was arrested on Wednesday around 4:15 p.m.  According...

Mike Pence to speak at BJU on March 2 

Mike Pence to speak at BJU on March 2 

Nathaniel Hendry February 22, 2023

Former Vice President Mike Pence will speak on the campus of Bob Jones University on Thursday, March 2, at 6 p.m. He will speak in a "fireside chat" in Stratton Hall, after which he will sign his New York...

BJU’s Presidential Leadership Series events bring in outside speakers with personal experience in current issues facing students and faculty. Photo: Nathaniel Hendry

Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks during BJU’s Presidential Leadership Series  

Nathaniel Hendry February 3, 2023

Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson spoke at his alma mater, Bob Jones University, on Friday, Feb. 3 at 11 a.m. in the Founder’s Memorial Amphitorium. Speaking for the University’s Presidential Leadership...

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