Urban farm to host its first event in new barn

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By Christy Ulmet

The urban farm staff is gearing up to host its first event in the farm’s new barn, which sits behind the Redford and Shingler apartments.

On Saturday, April 25*, both students from the Trevecca community and local farmers from the Nashville area are invited to the Urban Farm’s first barn dance. [Read more…]

Trevecca songwriter’s organize to form the Trevecca Songwriter’s Association

By Zach Farnum

Songwriters who attend Trevecca are organizing themselves to make their mark on the music industry.

Around 20 students have joined the Trevecca Songwriter’s Association (TSA), an organization aimed at supporting songwriters.

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L to R: Trevecca senior Hamil Rich, Lisa Brokop, Kim McLean, and Trevecca junior, Jake Neumar perform at the Bluebird Cafe

Songwriting has always been one of the most integral parts of the music industry. Over the years, Trevecca has increasingly encouraged these artists on campus to hone their skills by providing more classes geared towards educating on industry standards and best practices, club members said.

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Tuition equality bill fails: Trevecca advocates disappointed

By Manon Lane

Students met with Sen. Steven Dickerson in March during Tuition Equality Day on the Hill

Students met with Sen. Steven Dickerson in March during Tuition Equality Day on the Hill

Today was an emotional day for advocates of tuition equality in Tennessee, as the House voted 49-47 against a bill that would have allowed immigrant students without legal status to pay in-state tuition rates at public universities.

The bill needed 50 votes to pass.

Members of Trevecca’s student body and staff have participated in advocating for the passage of the bill.

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International student club hosts 8th annual Taste the Nations

By Manon Lane

More than 200 people took a global tour without leaving Trevecca’s campus Friday night, as the international student club NAMASTE, hosted the eighth annual Taste the Nations.

50Tres Girls performed a dance from El Salvador

50Tres Girls performed a dance from El Salvador

Trevecca students, faculty and staff had the opportunity to sample food from 15 different countries before the global entertainment and worship began.

“I really like the Chinese food,” said Trevecca freshman Dalisa White, who looked forward to tasting food from different countries as a way to prepare for international travel. This summer she will spend a week in El Salvador on her first mission trip.

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Tuition equality closer to reality

By Manon Lane

Advocates with TIRRC listen to deliberations on the Senate floor

Advocates with TIRRC listen to deliberations on the Senate floor

Two students from Trevecca joined the Tennessee Immigrants and Refugee Rights Coalition in the upper gallery of the Senate Thursday to witness the fate of tuition equality in Tennessee.

The bill passed the Senate with a 21-12 vote. If the bill passes in the House, it will enable qualifying immigrant students without legal status, to pay in-state tuition at Tennessee Board of Regents schools.

“Today, it hasn’t hit me that it’s actually happening,” said Jazmin Ramirez, freshman at Trevecca. “Regardless of whether the bill passes, there will be tears; sad tears or happy tears.”

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Don’t panic: End of year academic help available

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By Joseph Hutton

The final countdown is on. With less than three weeks left of classes, students juggling papers, final exams and projects can get free help on campus.

The Center for Leadership Service and Calling offers test prep, writing, and tutoring. Tutoring’s main focus is to help those in gen ed classes.

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The Playboy of the Western World begins this weekend

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Characters by Amanda Creech, Montgomery Sparrow, TJ Haynes, and Joey Hutton investigate castmate Timothy Crummer upon first meeting

By Griffin Dunn

Trevecca theater students open a new show tonight. The Playboy of the Western World, begins tonight and runs the next two weekends.

The comedy by John Millington Synge is set in 1907 Ireland. When a stranger arrives with a big secret, the community takes notice.

The show runs April 16 through 18 and 23 through 25 at 7 p.m., with a special afternoon matinee at 3 p.m. on April 25 in Benson Theatre in McClurkan Hall. General admission is $7, with a $5 price for TNU students with ID. [Read more…]

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