Vol. 27 No. 21

March 14, 2014

Office Insider

Some office spaces can be dull and unexciting, an atmosphere that stifles productivity and inspiration; but the interesting collections of these BJU faculty and staff members make their offices stand out from the typical workplace.
March 14, 2014

Week at a Glance

Pre-Law Forum and Student Body Sky Zone Activity.
March 14, 2014

Venom for a cure: Gila monster venom targets cancer cells

The venom from Gila monsters can kill humans, yet it can also stop the growth of certain types of cancer. Which ones? Dr. Steve Figard and his independent study class intend to find out by making use of the eight Gila monsters in Dr. Chris Carmichael’s serpentarium.
March 14, 2014

Column: Taking risks

Sixteen-year-old Makenzie Wethington had no inhibitions when she jumped out of an airplane on Jan. 25, 2014 — until her parachute didn’t open.
March 14, 2014

Why Duke student’s method of paying tuition is degrading, and how Christians should respond

News recently broke about a Duke University freshman who has chosen to pay for her tuition in a way that most students would never imagine. She’s starring in adult films.
March 14, 2014

Aida to be “grand opera at its finest”

This semester’s presentation of Giuseppe Verdi’s Aida will be the largest opera production ever to take place at Bob Jones University, with more actors, costumes and unique set pieces than ever before.
March 14, 2014

Summer school, online classes help students catch up, get ahead

According to 2014 estimates, the number of college students taking at least one online course in an academic year is now up to 5.5 million — a drastic increase from only 1.6 million in 2002. The number of BJU students studying online is also increasing, with a current average of 920 students taking 28 different courses every summer.
March 14, 2014

Bruins captain sets example, earns respect as teammate

Splitting time among two school teams and a city league isn’t easy for any basketball player, let alone scoring 32 points in the varsity championship game while maintaining other responsibilities off the court.
March 14, 2014

White Glove Cleaning Tips

It’s Bob Jones University’s version of spring cleaning. It’s a time set aside to clean the residence halls, not only for the benefit of the students who live on campus, but also to create a welcoming place for coming visitors.
March 14, 2014

Men’s golf starts spring season at Georgia tournament

Four Bruins teed off the season on Monday at the Reinhardt University Spring Invitational in Georgia. BJU placed sixth in the tournament, which hosted seven schools and 40 golfers. Junior Clay Wiginton and sophomores Blake Counts, Micah Gold and Kyle James represented the Bruins in the two-day tournament.
March 14, 2014

Grad-owned business makes online marketing ‘worthwhile’

Worthwhile is a company that has always been a little ahead of its time: a fact that can be seen even in the name of its website, Worthwhile.com. Today, buying such a clear and concise website name would cost a fortune. But when Worthwhile came on the scene, the Internet was a bit less crowded.
March 14, 2014

Bruins basketball teams play at regional tournament

When Bob Jones University announced the beginning of intercollegiate sports, the door to a new era was opened. With the announcement of the mascot came unity and a newfound school pride that brought students and faculty together to form what would become known as Bruin Nation.
March 14, 2014

Royals barely fend off Bulldogs by two in rematch, get 46-44 win

The Phi Beta Chi Bulldogs and the Pi Gamma Delta Royals closed their regular season schedules on Friday, March 7, with a rematch.
March 14, 2014

Talkback: What’s your dream job?

Ruth Kim, Andrew Smith, Hannah Hunter, Kristian Romer and Rebekah Nason answer this week's question.
March 14, 2014

Comic: Cookies