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Trevecca awaits Supreme Court decision on DACA
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Trevecca awaits Supreme Court decision on DACA

By Nayeli Espinoza Pena Around 100 Trevecca students could be affected by the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on legislation that allows them to attend college legally.   Trevecca and other universities around the state are waiting for the Supreme Court to decide if DACA will be upheld. A decision is expected sometime this spring or summer.   The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals was established by former President Barrack Obama in June 2012. The order allows for DACA recipients, also known as DREAMers, to work and go to school and be protected from deportation.   Trevecca President Dan Boone, said there around 100 DACA students currently enrolled at Trevecca, is watching the situation closely, but there is no real way to plan for the decision, he said.   “I’d...
Fall 2018: August 26 – September 8 (Ivan Palomares and Shawna Gaines)

Fall 2018: August 26 – September 8 (Ivan Palomares and Shawna Gaines)

  In the inaugural episode of Bell Tower Talks we talk with Ivan Palomares, all school student body president, and Shawna Gaines, university chaplain, about their plans for the school year. Bell Tower Talks is the Campus Life Podcast for Trevecca Nazarene University. Hosted by Josh Moore and Ethan Campbell. Music Credit: John L. Diven Art Credit: Pedro da Silva Time Stamps: Announcements - 0:40 Ivan Palomares - 11:11 Shawna Gaines - 22:55 Closing - 33:12  
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Annual Taste the Nations this Friday

Thirty students from 30 different countries on Friday will host the 10th annual Taste the Nations.  Trevecca’s international Students’ Club hosts the event each year.  The evening includes dinner from each culture represented and a program that includes songs, dances, skits and scripture reading. The club will end the event by reading scripture in the 22 different languages represented, as well as singing Amazing Grace in four different languages.   (more…)
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FOX 17’s Town Hall Meeting to be held in TSAC

by Brooklyn Dance FOX17 is holding a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. tonight in Trevecca’s Tarter Student Activity Center. The meeting will discuss Nashville’s future in relation to the city’s rapid growth and worsening traffic, moderated by FOX 17’s Scott Couch and ‘Traffic Jam’ Sam. Officials from Nashville’s Metropolitan Transit Authority, (MTA) Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), Tennessee Department of Transportation, (TDOT) the Metro Nashville Transportation director and Metro Planing Organization (MPO) will discuss ideas to alleviate the traffic congestion. Trevecca has been hosting town hall meetings for two years now. Matt Toy, director of marketing and communications, said that FOX originally reached out to Trevecca, looking for a good venue close to Nashville. ...
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Trevecca songwriter’s organize to form the Trevecca Songwriter’s Association

By Zach Farnum Songwriters who attend Trevecca are organizing themselves to make their mark on the music industry. Around 20 students have joined the Trevecca Songwriter’s Association (TSA), an organization aimed at supporting songwriters. Songwriting has always been one of the most integral parts of the music industry. Over the years, Trevecca has increasingly encouraged these artists on campus to hone their skills by providing more classes geared towards educating on industry standards and best practices, club members said. (more…)
Friday Night Live returns to campus
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Friday Night Live returns to campus

by Zach Farnum Trevecca students packed Benson Auditorium Friday night for two consecutive showings of “Friday Night Live." The annual SGA sponsored event is one of the most anticipated student events of the school year. “[FNL] has developed a reputation for being extremely entertaining and funny with great production, while gently poking fun of ourselves,” said Matt Spraker, associate dean of students for community life. The night, hosted by fiancées Amanda Grieme and CJ Bradley, included a plethora of skits and videos put together and performed by students and echoing well-known sketches from NBC’s “Saturday Night Live." (more…)
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Basketball coaches set win records

By Collin Welker Both of Trevecca’s basketball coaches have made school history this year. Sam Harris, the men’s basketball coach, has now won 326 games as Trevecca coach. Gary Van Atta, the women’s basketball coach, passed the 600 win mark in January and now has 190 wins at Trevecca under his belt. “There is not a win that really pops in my head. We have beaten ranked opponents before,” said Harris. Chris Elliot, junior shooting guard on the men's team, said playing for Harris means being pushed to be the best on and off the court. “He’s a good guy, leads by Christ, and pushes us to be better athletes on the court and better people off the court,” said Elliot. “It is really cool knowing you are a part of history when you leave here.” (more…)
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Trevecca brings immigration debate to the table

By: Manon Lane Christians have a Biblically-mandated duty to welcome immigrants, a speaker and author told students and faculty on Thursday  at a luncheon to discuss immigration reform. Author Matthew Soerens spoke to students and faculty at a luncheon sponsored by the Evangelical Immigration Table, and the J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice. “As a university, we ask ourselves, “How can we be a good neighbor?” said James Casler, director of the Center for Social Justice. (more…)
Chance to see “Selma” for free tonight
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Chance to see “Selma” for free tonight

by Zach Farnum Trevecca students on Thursday can go see "Selma", a movie about the voting rights march from Selma Montgomery, Ala, for free. Trevecca SGA will be sponsoring the trip so tickets are free with a SLAP card and regular cinema ticket price without. The movie will begin at 7:20 p.m. with two vans leaving from the Hub at 6:45 p.m. for Opry Mills Cinema. This event is part of Trevecca’s multicultural and diversity program as February is Black History Month. (more…)
Urban farm loses four pigs, ramps up security measures
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Urban farm loses four pigs, ramps up security measures

By Christy Ulmet A recent attack on some of Trevecca’s urban farm animals forced Jason Adkins, environmental projects coordinator and farm operator, to reinforce some security measures on the farm. On Tuesday, January 6, a pack of four stray dogs made their way into the pigpen and attacked some Juliana miniature pigs. While one pig managed to escape the attack and make its way to a nearby business, four of the pigs did not survive. (more…)