Saturday, May 8

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8.0 seconds: Story of Trevecca’s Rodeo Cowboy

By Tyler D. Whetstone The first time 22 year old freshman Justin Carr got on the back of a bull he had a helmet, nerves, and some prayers. He waited patiently until his name was called. Minutes later the gate was opened. Jager Bomb was a certified Professional Bull Riding bull, and Carr held on for dear life. 3.7 seconds later he was on the ground. After getting hit in the chest and kicked in the leg by the 1500 pound beast Carr found out he did well. (more…)
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A non-typical american college student

By Rejane Migliore Anne Marie Kengne is an unlikely candidate to be an American college student. Growing up in Africa, where girls don’t typically go to school, Kengne was raised by a single mother who sacrificed even to buy shoes for herself to save every cent towards her daughter’s education. Now a senior psychology major at Trevecca, Kengne knows that education is her key to a better life. (more…)
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Confessions of a not-so-super model

By Rejane Migliore Being a beautiful woman doesn’t depend on weight, hair or clothes, a former beauty pageant contestant told female students at Trevecca. Brooklyn Lindsey, a beauty pageant contestant turned to be a mom and youth minister. She spent some time with just girls on campus, in addition to speaking in chapel last week.  Her message to young women: God made you and loves you and that makes you beautiful. Lindsey, the author of The Confessions of a Not-So-Supermodel: Faith, Friends, and Festival Queens, spoke to women about some of her own journey from being focused on physical appearance to focusing on God’s plan for all of her life. (more…)
Campus News, Features

Courtship week changes to weekend

By Katie O'connell On a stage surrounded by red and white balloons, Emy Smith pondered the question in front of her. Five others joined her on stage for Trevecca’s edition of “The Newlywed Game,” where one half of a couple answered questions about their partner. The current question? The thing they wished their partner would stop doing. (more…)
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Trevecca students raise money for reentry into Croatia

By Amy Taylor A group of five Trevecca students and alumni need to raise about $100,000 if their dream of establishing a Nazarene ministry in Croatia is going to come true. The Trevecca students, who will serve as Mission Corps volunteers through the Church of the Nazarene, are planning to leave for Croatia in August  as the Nazarene Church’s first missionaries there in five years. “It’s a really good opportunity and a huge step for the Nazarene Church letting college students go in,” Emily Humble, a member of the team, said. (more…)
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Who’s who: introducing the new executive student council

As the Trevecca student body, you have recently elected the students who will plan and execute your events; facilitate student campus communication; encourage community, service, and spiritual growth among students; set policy; and advocate to the Trevecca administration on your behalf for the 2010-2011 academic year. The staff of the TrevEchoes wants to give you the chance to know them better. Beginning Thursday, April 1, we will run a daily series that profiles the individuals of your new student government executive council. The TrevEchoes would like to congratulate the newly elected Associated Student Body (ASB) Executive Council for the 2010-2011 school year. Today's ASB feature: Jalaine Weller, ASB President (more…)
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New summer course bikes through Nashville

By Adam Wadding This May summer mini-term an Urban Sociology course will be hitting the streets on wheels. From May 10 to the 26th, students taking the course will be studying urban neighborhoods from the view of a bicycle seat. Students will study urban neighborhoods and collect data about its surroundings. By the end of the term any clean up or rebuilding that students find necessary for neighborhoods will be turned over to the Metro street department in hopes that they can make these changes. (more…)