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BJU secures tax-exempt status after 34 years

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“When I came here as president and I met with our cabinet in our first meeting, I made it very clear where I stood on the race issue,” President Steve Pettit said Wednesday, Feb. 15, during the 2017 Bible Conference. “And so I decided at that time we were going to seek back our tax-exempt status

The Funnel Cake House features carnival-style food

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Located on North Pleasantburg Drive across the bridge behind the women’s residence halls, the newly opened The Funnel Cake House serves a variety of traditional carnival-type foods as well as café drinks. As the name implies, funnel cake holds a central place at The Funnel Cake House. House-favorite funnel cakes come in two sizes—“baby” for


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Bob Jones University will present Jubilate!, the second of four Artist Series events this semester, on March 2 at 8 p.m. Directed by Dr. Warren Cook, over 250 voices from five campus choirs and two guest choirs will fill the FMA stage along with the BJU Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Michael Moore. In addition

Students face poverty struggles firsthand

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The University Educators Association recently hosted a unique poverty simulation that gave students and faculty a firsthand look at the pressures and realities associated with living in poverty. The simulation held on campus on Feb. 4 included students from BJU and nearby Anderson University. Dr. Julie Hartman, professor of education and UEA faculty sponsor, served

M&G closes temporarily, Heritage Green permanently

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On Jan. 27, Bob Jones University announced via a press release that both Museum & Gallery locations will be closing this February. While the downtown location Heritage Green closed permanently Saturday, Feb. 4, the main on-campus location will close for renovations on Feb. 18. The University estimates the renovations to the M&G building (one of


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“The poem we read gave an interesting description of snow melting,” Jeremiah said to me. “It was beautiful, I guess, but it didn’t ask me to do anything. So I don’t see why we had to read it.” I don’t think Jeremiah understood how much he had said in those three sentences. But those three

USpeak provides students platform for change

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Launched at the beginning of the fall semester, USpeak allows students to anonymously give an idea, ask a question, report a problem, offer praise and participate in multiple online polls about campus issues. USpeak serves as the communication portal between students and the administration. Students can access the online resource through the link on the

BJU presents nontraditional Christmas plays

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The BJU theatre arts department will present Pullman Car Hiawatha and The Long Christmas Dinner on Dec. 1-3 and 8-10. Show times for the two plays are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Students can purchase tickets from the box office in Rodeheaver or online at bju.universitytickets.com. After the sold-out success of The Man Who Came to

Kilwins sweetens Greenville

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Fairly new to Greenville’s bustling downtown is Kilwins, an ice creamery and chocolate shop rolled into one. Located on North Main Street, the shop is Greenville’s own piece of the over 70-year-old franchise. The Kilwins chain has been an American staple for generations, delighting not only kids but also parents. The store offers a variety

Column – 11/11/16

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Pornography. This column just got awkward. That word itself can bring out a nervous laugh, a slight blush or—more likely—awkward silence. “Silence” is a word that too often describes the conversation about pornography. Although its prevalence in our society is nearly epidemic, most people don’t seem to want to talk about this problem called pornography.

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