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Amalia Hidalgo: finding art and her voice at Union

For Amalia Hidalgo, choosing a college was the easy part. Not only was Union an easy three-hour drive from her home in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, it came with friends pre-made. “In high school, we came to Union all the…

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Suzanne Ócsai: uniting creative professions

Maybe Suzanne Ócsai will help writers and designers get along a little better. As she joins the faculty of the Art and Design Program, she is in a unique position to negotiate a ceasefire between…

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Selah to perform for “Family Worship” on October 19

Dove award-winning Christian vocal trio, Selah, will perform for Union College Family Worship in the College View Seventh-day Adventist Church on Friday, October 19, at 7:30 p.m. Known for their revival of hymns in Christian music,…

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A college course disguised as a vacation with friends

It’s one thing to learn important lessons from history. But for Union students Kayla Miller and Natasha McWilliams-Nasser, seeing history firsthand means those lessons will last a lifetime. This summer, 10 Union Scholars students took…

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Smoothie baristas lead a rebranding campaign

Lincoln summers are pretty hot. And Nicholas Morrison thinks a nuVibe smoothie could save your life. The senior business and graphic design major is a little biased, though, because he started working as a barista…

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Ethan Fishell, owner of RIght Brain Puppetry

Student’s puppet creations on display in McClelland Art Gallery

By Yvonne Kanyi, student writer “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso For most, puppets are fond, but distant memories from childhood…

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Choir group

Union to host sixty-fifth annual music festival

Students from academies and high schools across the Mid-America territory will descend on the Union College campus this week for the 65th Annual Music Festival, held February 1-4. Each Seventh-day Adventist academy from a nine-state area…

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Josh Wilson to perform at Union on Feb. 16

By Maren Miller, student writer Josh Wilson, an ASCAP Christian songwriter/artist of the year, will perform for Union College’s Family Worship on Friday, Feb 16, at 7:30 p.m. Josh Wilson is best known for the…

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Union College presents The Universal Fruit Factory

By Maren Miller, student writer Can mercy be found in a court of justice? Love in the law? Find out as the Union College drama program explores God’s plan to save the world in The Universal Fruit…

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New associate’s degree focuses on video and photographic arts

The fact you’re reading this is likely because of the photos or other visual elements on this page, not the words. Humans are visual creatures, and whether or not a picture is truly worth a…

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Art by McClellend

Artist Jim McClelland retires (and stops teaching, too)

Jim McClelland, or Mr. Mac as he is fondly known by students and alumni, has taught in the Division of Fine Arts at Union College for 43 years. Though he has officially retired more than…

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Original play tells gospel story set in the 1870s South

For Christians, the narrative of Christ’s life, death, and resurrection is both timeless and timely. However, sometimes a story becomes so familiar in the retelling that details become invisible and the meaning and message become…

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