Country artist Mary Sarah to perform on campus

By Maci Shingleton

Mary_Sarah_Music_PressPhoto_PhotoCredit_RussHarrington_004_1This afternoon RHA will host the T-Town Hoedown in the Quad beginning at 3p.m. The event will include a mechanical bull, a costume contest, food, and a performance by country artist Mary Sarah beginning at 6p.m.

Mary Sarah is a native Texan who is doing big things in the Nashville country music scene. At just 18-years-old, she has released a duet album, “Bridges”, featuring duets with iconic country music stars like Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, and Vince Gill.

Following her performance, Mary Sarah will meet exclusively with students who are members of CMA EDU for a Q&A session in McClurkan 200.

Students hope to create on-campus dog shelter

By Adam Vaughn

imageA stray dog has a new home thanks to two girls from Tennessee Hall at Trevecca Nazarene University.

“We decided that he needed to be cared for,” said Bailey Basham, a sophomore at TNU and one of the girls who found and cared for the dog.

Basham and Morgan McCranie, an RA in Tennessee Hall, found the Labrador mix on Sept. 14. They gave him a bath and fed him peanut butter sandwiches. The following day the girls took Nelson to the vet to see if he had a GPS chip. He had none.

With no way to find the original owners of the dog, and having nowhere to keep him, Basham and McCranie began looking for a home for him. After contacting several local shelters they were told it would be weeks before they had space for another dog. A friend of a TNU volleyball player is now the proud owner of Nelson.

Nelson first showed up at the volleyball court while they were playing, McCranie said. He followed them to Tennessee Hall after the game.

“This is also the third dog this weekend,” said McCranie, noting the frequency of strays wandering on campus.

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Students ask administration to bring paper towels back to dorms

By JessyAnne Walters

photoThe student body president is drafting a letter to Trevecca administration asking that paper towels be put back in campus dorm rooms.

“If you guys [SGA] think it’s a good idea I was asked to write a letter to administration asking to bring the paper towels back,” Megan Trees said at the meeting.

SGA, the elected-body of students who represent student body concerns on campus, voted 10-5 at a September meeting in support of a letter from SGA President Megan Trees to administrators.

SGA discussed the issue at two consecutive meetings after administrators asked for student feedback.

“Even though paper towels seem insignificant, it’s still a pain to go buy them. And we’ve always had them,” Trees said, who decided to take a vote on the issue after opinion seemed split. [Read more...]

Trevecca approved as NCAAA Division II school

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Dan Boone announces Trevecca’s NCAA Divison II status. (Photo c/o Trevecca).

By Christy Ulmet

After three years of candidacy, Trevecca Nazarene University is now officially the first university in Middle Tennessee to be NCAA Division II.

Trevecca began the admittance process for NCAA Division II in 2011, and shortly after that joined the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC), which would eventually become a Division II conference.

Beginning September 1, 2014, Trevecca’s 15 intercollegiate teams will be eligible for post-season play, and the university can now display the NCAA logo.

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Boonearoo event attracts hundreds

By Christy Ulmet

Photos by Griffin Dunn

Trevecca hosted its fourth annual Boonearoo event, drawing more than 600 people to campus.

Trevecca students present original pieces of work

How they got there: stories from Under the Bridge

Every Friday night around 15 Trevecca students head downtown Nashville under the Jefferson Street bridge to serve dinner and hangout with the homeless and working poor of Nashville. Here are the stories of students and the people they serve.

 

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