Film festival to debut on campus in April

By Kayla Williamson and Ethan Campbell

It’s a Friday afternoon in late February and the shelves of the Trevecca Media Arts cage are empty.

Seth Henderson, sophomore student worker, has just finished handing out all of the equipment reservations to the Trevecca Media Arts students. Each student walks out carrying three or four bags containing lighting, sound and video gear. Some have to make multiple trips to retrieve all of their equipment. These students are preparing to shoot either mini-documentaries and short films for class or Trevecca’s first annual film festival.

The Trevecca Media Arts Program is hosting its first annual film festival  on April 27 in the Quick Lecture Hall in Waggoner. Continue reading Film festival to debut on campus in April

$700,00 slated for campus renovations

By Matthew Parris

Renovations for Johnson Hall and Jernigan are planned to begin this summer.

Johnson Hall’s renovations have already been approved, and are budgeted for around $700,000, said David Caldwell, executive vice president of administration and finance.

The two most significant renovations to the dorm will be the addition of electronic doors for the main and hall entrances, and the reorganization of bathrooms to create more space, said Glen Linthicum, director of plant operations. Continue reading $700,00 slated for campus renovations

SOMA offers multiple ways to get involved on campus this semester

By Joshua Michel

In addition to their weekly Tuesday night worship, SOMA has this semester introduced morning prayer, new service opportunities and a revival movement.

“It’s a safe environment. If you don’t have a community at Trevecca, you will find it here. We have bomb worship and cool messages from our peers and friends,” said Maeve Tamez, one of the student leaders. Continue reading SOMA offers multiple ways to get involved on campus this semester

New academic honestly policy will track student offenses

By Miriam Kirk

A new protocol on campus this year for dealing with students who cheat will mean better tracking of academic dishonesty on campus.

Last year Lena Welch, dean of the school of arts and sciences, and Tom Middendorf, associate provost and dean of academic affairs, met with faculty who shared a common interest for student learning outcome to discuss additions and changes  to the university’s academic honesty policy. Continue reading New academic honestly policy will track student offenses

Mr. Trevecca crowned after event makes a comeback

By Kayla Williamson

Nick Camillo, Trevecca’s 2019 winner of Mr. Trevecca, was watching reruns from the TV show “Drake and Josh” on YouTube when he got his idea for the talent portion of the male pageant.

Camillo sang and danced to the “Soul Man” episode, equipped with the iconic sunglasses, fedora and black and white suit. Continue reading Mr. Trevecca crowned after event makes a comeback

Live from Trevecca it’s: Friday Night Live

By Miriam Kirk

Shelby Morrison and her team of social life of social life coordinators Hannah Polston, Kennedy Bryan, Stephany Ordonez, Carlie Ray, and her creative assistant Kaylee Franklin and  have been working for several months putting together Friday  Night Live, one of Trevecca’s most anticipated social events.

Shelby Morrison, social life director, says students should come out to enjoy a night of fun. Continue reading Live from Trevecca it’s: Friday Night Live

Counseling center works to keep up with increase in requests

By Naomi Overby

Madison Bowers, a freshman at Trevecca, applied for an appointment at the counseling center after experiencing major anxiety at the beginning of November and waited for a response.

When an email came in three days later, she opened it to find she’d been waitlisted and provided with self-care tips until they could find a place for her, which didn’t happen until the last day of the month. Continue reading Counseling center works to keep up with increase in requests

Trevecca community honors Ray Thrasher

By Bailee Ford

SGA will dedicate their all-school gift this year in memory of Ray Thrasher, alumna and former employee who lived on campus since she arrived as a student nearly 60 years ago.

Affectionately referred to as the “Squirrel Lady” by some students, Thrasher was a near-constant presence on Trevecca’s campus since she enrolled in 1969. Continue reading Trevecca community honors Ray Thrasher

Record rainfall hits campus

By Matthew Parris

Some buildings on campus are still drying out after Nashville received a record 4 inches of rain on Feb. 6.

The Tartar Student Activity Center gym, the Bud Robinson building, and the Tidwell building were all flooded. According to Greg Dawson, captain of university security and director of emergency management. Continue reading Record rainfall hits campus