April 28, 2017

BJU to observe 90th commencement

May 5 marks the 90th BJU commencement. As students in the senior class look forward to the highly-anticipated graduation day, many seniors reflect back on the […]
April 21, 2017

Language hall participants reflect on experience

The closing of an academic year is a figurative “closing of the books” for many areas of campus life. For about 45 students living on language […]
April 14, 2017

Consider the future: budget, save for retirement

For many college students, it’s difficult to think about saving for retirement. The primary financial goal of most students is to graduate college with the least […]
April 7, 2017

Column – 4/7/17

“Remember this, had any other condition been better for you than the one in which you are, divine love would have put you there.” That’s a […]
March 31, 2017

How should the Christian approach depression?

What is it like to feel so sad or lonely to the point that you cannot get out of bed in the morning? What is it […]
March 17, 2017

Miracle Hill to honor foster care workers, families

Miracle Hill will be hosting its 80th Anniversary Fundraising Gala on March 21. The event will be from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the TD Convention […]
March 3, 2017

Bruin Daze

During the entire week of March 6, BJU is launching its first Bruin Daze. The event was created as a reinvention of the Gold Rush Daze […]
February 24, 2017

Sidewall: handcrafted pizza with charitable cause

Sidewall Pizza Company offers a unique, open atmosphere as an alternative to other crowded restaurants. Located at 35 S. Main St. in Travelers Rest, this modern, […]
February 17, 2017

Student teaching offers real classroom experience

With graduation just a few months away, many senior education majors are in the midst of fulfilling one of their degree requirements—student teaching. Student teaching allows […]
February 10, 2017

Column – 2/10/17

At the beginning of Christmas Break, I went to Washington, D.C., with some friends. As you’d expect in a big city, we saw several homeless people. […]
February 3, 2017

Medical students serve in Honduras

Several BJU students had the opportunity to start the New Year on a medical mission trip to Honduras. Nine BJU students joined a team of 45 […]
January 27, 2017

How to make your New Year’s resolutions last all year

Only about 40 percent of Americans make resolutions each year. However, according to, 40 percent of those people abandon their resolutions by the end of […]
December 9, 2016

Student Body to entertain with funny videos

This semester’s student body play will be different from anything BJU students have performed in the past. This time, Hannah Smith, women’s senior representative, has coordinated […]
December 2, 2016


I’m white. I have never understood what it is like to be an African-American. Or Latino. Or Asian. Or Indian. The truth is, I will never […]
November 18, 2016

Former Collegian staff: where are they now?

The Collegian has provided a place for hundreds of students to hone their skills in writing, design and photography for the past 30 years. Working on […]
November 11, 2016

Thousands reached through rare M&G religious collection

BJU’s Museum & Gallery served over 46,000 people last year—about the current size of the student body multiplied by 16. This number includes people who visited […]
November 4, 2016

Dr. Horn leads students in new ministry team

Dr. Sam Horn, executive vice president for enrollment and ministerial advancement, has recently assembled a ministry team of BJU students to serve and encourage churches, including […]
October 28, 2016

The Whistle Stop: serving Travelers Rest since 1945

The Whistle Stop at the American Café, or Whistle Stop for short, is located in Travelers Rest and offers guests a wide variety of Southern dishes […]
October 21, 2016

Educational street fair to offer fun for all ages

BJU will host University Day, an educational street fair, Saturday from 9 a.m. till noon. University Day, abbreviated U.Day, is a free event designed for students […]
September 23, 2016


In this fast-paced college life, there’s little time to waste. We go about campus, dashing from one class or appointment to the next. This we do […]