First Generation Graduate Hired as Diversity Coordinator

By Bailey Basham

When Brodrick Thomas was younger, it was his dream to play football at Auburn. For Thomas, however, getting through school wasn’t easy.

“My mom dropped out of junior high school, so she didn’t have any education and didn’t really understand it very much. My dad died when I was in fifth grade, and she had to take on multiple jobs to keep us fed and under shelter. She didn’t have the knowledge to help me, but she was always a strong advocate of education,” said Thomas. “When I first went to college, my mom had no idea of how to help me in any way.”

 

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Trevecca theatre students take their directing skills center stage

Directors Kelsey Boyd, Hilary Frame and Rachel Hampton

By Autumn Woodard

This weekend, the Trevecca Theatre Department will present “Hot Ice and Wondrous Strange Snow.”

Named for Act 5, Scene 1 of A Midsummer Night’s Dream,  this collection of one-acts will showcase the directing talents of Trevecca students Hilary Frame, Rachel Hampton and Kelsey Boyd.

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All work, no pay? The ethics behind unpaid internships

Image By Autumn Woodard

In June 2013, a Manhattan judge ruled in favor of two interns who weren’t paid for their time working with Fox Entertainment Industry. Instead of completely wiping out the unpaid internship, stricter guidelines were put in place.

To be considered ethical, unpaid internships must meet Labor Department guidelines.

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Trevecca student paves her own path after growing up with famous mom

By Autumn Woodard

Aubrey Wessel and her mom, Victoria Jackson

Not many people can say that they finished the third grade from a trailer on the set of a television show.

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Trevecca Women team up for fitness challenge

Kayleigh Hofer,RD of Tennessee Hall, leads Workout Wednesday in the lobby.

By Shadaye Hunnicutt

Kaylee Harrell and Rebekah Dunn sit on the couches in the Tennessee Hall lobby debating whether or not a package of fruit snacksis considered a dessert.

The sophomores have just finished working out and are trying not to be tempted by the candy bars for sale in the lobby.

For the past week the women of Tennessee and Georgia Halls have been trying to cut calories, exercise and explore the ways fitness are connected to a healthy spiritual life. Continue reading Trevecca Women team up for fitness challenge