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  • Bruce Springsteen released his 19th studio record in June 2019 at age 70. The album, “Western Stars,” gives listeners insight on the state of reflection and self-evaluation “The Boss” has come to as he’s gotten older. Although this record doesn’t break new musical ground, it’s an unfamiliar sound for Springsteen fans and ultimately enjoyable. As Springsteen prepares to release his next album, “Letter to You,” next month, this music review will get you tuned up for the next phase of his 50-year career.
  • Among the sea of transfer students participating in the athletics program at Missouri Baptist University is senior baseball standout Carter Mize, whose transfer story is quite unique compared to many.
  • Missouri Baptist University’s North Hall begins the fall semester with a new resident director, and she may be a familiar face to many students and faculty members at MBU. Meredith Linn, a former North Hall resident and 2019 MBU graduate, is excited to again be a part of the MBU community and connect with the building of young women she has been called to lead.
  • Despite all of the clearly negative effects of COVID-19, it’s crucial that we try to look for a deeper meaning behind all of this. We must be able to come out the other side of this historic pandemic changed for the better.
  • As COVID-19 spread across the world, it brought lasting economic effects with it. The restaurant industry has been severely affected by the pandemic, and as many eateries struggle to stay afloat, many have closed, and many may never come back.
  • Concerts have been canceled and artists who live for the stage find themselves unable to perform for those who had already bought tickets to their shows as the coronavirus pandemic forced the cessation of live performances. However, musicians are finding live stream concerts on social media to be a way to connect and provide entertainment for their fans.
  • Specific aspects of college life like enrollment and group relationships are uncertain in this time of social distancing brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and though it seems dark, there is light ahead. Despite what may be to come, a large group of friends at MBU is making the best of a bad situation and growing closer while remaining apart.
  • While many workers across the U.S. were laid off or began working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, essential employees faced increased workloads and additional demand for their services. Staff members at Delmar Gardens West in Town and Country, Missouri, discovered there are some benefits to being an essential worker and consider themselves fortunate to have the opportunity to work during this time.
  • While coronavirus disrupted the latter half of the spring semester and all summer terms for the MBU community, the pandemic altered the plans of MBU seniors at a time when they would normally be transitioning from college life into the working world. As they face unanticipated goodbyes, a delayed graduation and an uncertain job market, MBU seniors are remaining optimistic in the face of their challenges.
  • MBU Timeline Broadcast covers stories, events and announcements from across campus and around St. Louis.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

  • MBU to MLB: One Spartan’s Big League Dream Coming True

    Josh Fuentes, who played at Missouri Baptist University six years ago, has been logging time in the Big Leagues for the Colorado Rockies as a first baseman, and he looks to continue his success as he currently has the highest batting average on the team, according to MLB.com.
  • “Uncle Drew” and the Squad Rock the Park in Hoops Hit

    The old school meets the new school in “Uncle Drew,” a hilarious basketball comedy that also has a heart. Uncle Drew and his team take on the young generation in the Rucker Park Tournament and plan to show them how the game of basketball is really played.
  • Hibachi Grill Offers Supreme Variety

    Hibachi Grill Supreme Buffet is my all-time favorite restaurant. The location in St. Charles is my ultimate go-to Chinese restaurant for a feast with a variety of quality fresh ingredients at a reasonable price point.
  • Is Childhood ADHD Over-Diagnosed in the U.S.?

    Children in the U.S. are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder — or ADHD — more than ever in history. Is this the correct diagnosis or merely a way to conform to the schools’ newer stricter standards?
  • Part of the 0.1%

    Scleroderma is a potentially fatal autoimmune disease that hardens and tightens skin and connective tissue, affecting just 0.1% of people in the U.S. Ashley White is an MBU regional learning student in Jefferson County, Missouri, and she must deal with the complications of scleroderma.

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MBU Timeline’s Twitter turns 9 today. Thank you to all who follow and support our great staff of student journalists!!

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About MBU Timeline

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DID YOU KNOW?
   
Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student newsmagazine of Missouri Baptist University, in St. Louis:
   
*Our mission statement is: MBU Timeline is the student news network of Missouri Baptist University, a private Christian university that embraces the essential core value of “social change through service and leadership.”
   
*The Bible verse that drives our mission is 2 Timothy 2:15 (Worldwide English Version): “Tell the true message in the right way.”
   
*The WordPress website has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 3,000 sessions and about 5,000 pageviews per month.
   
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 40 or 50 hits, or as many as 8,000 hits.
   
*We have readers in every state and more than 90 countries around the world. We have several readers in South America, the United Kingdom, India and Australia.
   
*Most of our readers are in Missouri, followed by Illinois, California and Texas.
   
*We do not accept advertising as we are a not-for-profit online newsmagazine.
   
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Reach out to us on Twitter at: @mbutimeline.