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Dr. Karen Wilson to retire after 50 years of service

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After faithfully teaching on the Bob Jones University music faculty for 50 years, Dr. Karen Wilson, beloved professor and treasured friend of the University, will retire this spring. After she leaves her position, she will continue her music ministry with Trinity Baptist Church in Gaffney, South Carolina, pastored by Dr. Ray St. John of the

PPO seminar to discuss right to life

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The Public Policy Organization will host a Pillars of Personhood seminar Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Davis Room. The seminar, presented by Georgia Right to Life, will be divided into several sessions, each covering a different topic related to current bioethical debates and controversial political issues. Topics range from abortion and

Bucky’s Bar-B-Q: a favorite of Greenville BBQ lovers

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With four locations in Greenville and one within walking distance of the University, Bucky’s Bar-B-Q  has become a go-to barbecue place for Greenvillians and BJU students alike. But for as much as Bucky’s has become a mainstay in the Greenville area, the successful barbecue chain almost never existed at all. It took the founder, Wayne

Students fulfill the Great Commission through sign language

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On a campus where the vast majority of students can communicate by speaking, several students are learning sign language so they can fulfill the Great Commission and take the Gospel to the deaf in the Greenville area. For some, this great work doesn’t necessarily leave campus. Gloria Eoute, a member of the nursing faculty, used

O-CHA Tea Bar serves unique bubble tea

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O-CHA Tea Bar, located in downtown Greenville, offers students an affordable, refreshing break from studying with its specialty drink, bubble tea. At O-CHA, customers can relax in a friendly atmosphere and enjoy a tasty tea with fruit chews or boba—the key ingredients which make up bubble tea. The drinks come covered with a plastic seal

Major major changes: why students drastically switch

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“What’s your major?” It’s a question that comes often for college students, usually coming soon after “What’s your name?” Stating your major tells someone a lot about who you are, what you’re interested in and where you’re going. For some students, the answer to that question stays the same for all four years at BJU,

CLD develops student leaders on campus

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BJU’s Center for Leadership Development (CLD) grows students to lead in their societies, discipleship groups, community service outreaches and student leadership council as well as in their future. As believers, learning to lead in the home, the workforce, and even among friends is a valuable life skill. “The way I like to explain [the CLD]

Transfer students offer experiences and insights

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Bob Jones University welcomes many transfer students every year, and they constitute three percent of the University’s student body. The University has added a total of 106 transfer students to our student body this year—82 in the first semester and 24 this semester. When choosing a college during high school, many view that college as

Leadership workshop to highlight the power of introverts

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Kasey McClure, on behalf of the Center for Leadership Development, will show a TED Talk by Susan Cain on the power of introverts Feb. 24 at 4 p.m. in Levinson Hall. This topic was chosen for the leadership workshop by McClure, coordinator of student service and outreach. After watching Cain’s TED Talk and doing research

Ready, set, write! Extemporaneous contest challenges writers

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Since the 1950s BJU has held an annual extemporaneous essay-writing contest open to the entire student body. This year’s contest will be held Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. in Lecture B. The winner will be announced during the annual Awards Ceremony in May. It’s a simple idea, Mr. Sid Silvester, head of the event and

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