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Tax deadline approaches: 3 steps for tax success

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Taxes. That one word has the power to evoke different feelings in different people—excitement, dread or maybe heartburn. Many Americans scramble to file their taxes on time, praying they don’t make any catastrophic mistakes in the process. But what about students? With Tuesday, April 18—the tax deadline—fast approaching, how can students be most successful with

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

Responding to riots, national unrest about Trump’s election

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Burned property, destroyed flags, flipped cars, blocked highways. “Not my president.” “No more Trump.” From Portland to Los Angeles to Pittsburgh, riots  and demonstrations have been a widespread response to our newly-elected president. Some universities have responded by canceling classes and moving due dates to give their students “time to cope” with the election results.

Trump shocks nation with sweeping win

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After over a year of campaigning and non-stop polls, Election Day finally arrived and proclaimed Donald Trump the victor. Before election day, polls showed Clinton with a strong lead, but as votes came in these polls were quickly proven wrong. Trump went on to take the battle ground states of Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and

Dr. Horn leads students in new ministry team

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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 the Hispanic community. Having grown up in a border town in Texas, Horn speaks Spanish. That background has given him opportunities to preach the Word. Horn frequently helps President

As the election approaches, remember the power of prayer

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Does prayer have enough power to change the course of  U.S. history? For the Christian, the response to this question is  an automated “yes.” The belief that prayer is powerful is fundamental to the Christian faith.  But do you really believe this to be true? Merriam-Webster defines believing as “a firm conviction as to the

Educational street fair to offer fun for all ages

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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 between first and 12th grade as well as their families. Pam Cushman, BJU’s director of events management, said U.Day allows college students and faculty to bring education to the

Bruins men’s basketball team shoots high for fifth season

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The BJU Bruins men’s basketball team heads into its fifth season of intercollegiate competition with the first season game on Oct. 28. Every year before the beginning of the season, the men’s basketball team goes through a week of boot camp, which includes physical and mental challenges. BJU athletic director Neal Ring, who also serves

BJU presidential heritage: shaping campus for 90 years

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As seen in the Heritage Day video, the path of Bob Jones University has been uniquely sculpted by each of its five presidents. Dr. Bob Jones Sr., Dr. Bob Jones Jr., Dr. Bob Jones III, Stephen Jones and Steve Pettit each have shaped the University in different ways. Bob Jones Sr. was born in Alabama

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