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. Continue reading The Playboy of the Western World begins this weekend

Trevecca parking reaching maximum capacity

By Jessy Anne Walters

Finding a place to park on campus is more difficult than it used to be.
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With a record enrollment at Trevecca this year, the estimated 1,400 parking spaces on campus are 98 percent full every day. But, with special events on campus, like TNT@TNU, there are more cars than parking spaces. Continue reading Trevecca parking reaching maximum capacity

New course to explore women in history

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By Bailey Basham

A new course exploring women in history will make its debut in the fall.

Erica Hayden was hired last year as an assistant professor of history and felt that there was something missing from the curriculum. It didn’t take long before she was meeting with academic council with a new idea in her pocket.

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Trevecca president book on sexuality due out this month

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By Bailey Basham

Trevecca President Dan Boone wants the church to not be afraid to talk to about human sexuality, and his latest book is an effort to help the conversation.

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Trevecca’s ASB election voting opens today

By Jessy Anne Walters

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There are three races taking place with a total of five positions open. ASB, the Associated Student Body, is the council of student officers who govern on behalf of the entire student body; they are the executive members of SGA (Student Government Association).

The positions open are: president, vice president, chaplain, social life director, and communications director.

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Trevecca hosts G92 forum on undocumented immigration

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Soerens speaking to students and faculty about undocumented immigration.

By Bailey Basham

Matthew Soerens, author of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Truth, and Compassion in the Immigration Debates and church training specialist with World Relief, conducted a forum on campus last week about the Christian response to undocumented immigration.

This forum was sponsored by the J.V. Morsch Center of Social Justice, the Evangelical Immigration Table, and G92, a student-led organization that strives to understand and make sense of to others the challenges and opportunities of immigration in ways that are consistent with biblical values of justice, compassion, and hospitality. Continue reading Trevecca hosts G92 forum on undocumented immigration

Spiritual Deepening Week at Trevecca

by Bailey Basham

Next week, February 2-6, students and faculty will gather for Trevecca’s bi-annual Spiritual Deeping Week.

Deirdre Bower-Latz, president of Nazarene Theological College in Manchester, England, will be delivering a series of messages inspired by Psalm 42:7 and will be wrestling with what the scripture means in regards to her own faith and spiritual journey.

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