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  • Student Activities surprised students with free Krispy Kreme donuts on a rainy Monday morning earlier this semester. Awakened by the morning thunderstorms, a donut and juice on students’ way to class was the perfect turn-a-round for the gloomy morning.
  • There’s so much more to coaching a football team than fitness, games and practices. Elbert Kern is a God-fearing man who not only coaches his team on the field, but coaches them through the challenges of life.
  • As the new school year rolls toward mid-term exams, research papers and projects, it’s a perfect time to reflect on our goals for the school year, which is exactly what our journalism students are doing for today’s blog, answering the question: What goals do you have for yourself during this upcoming year, and how do you plan to achieve those goals?
  • As students returned to Missouri Baptist University this fall, they arrived with plenty to do, from sports practices to disc golf to Chapel and even a visit with the Stanley Cup. Today’s photo gallery, by MBU Timeline photojournalists, captures many of the sights around campus and around St. Louis.
  • Setting aside the heat, working for the Entertainment Department at Six Flags was one of the best decisions I ever made.
  • Dear Freshman, you are about to embark on four of the most exciting years of your life, and I want you to hear this from someone who has recently watched them come to an end.
  • Part 1 of an 8-Part Series: April 20, 2019, marks the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School mass shooting, which was ranked the worst school shooting in U.S. history until the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting on Feb. 4, 2018, and was one of the deadliest episodes of school violence. Today’s story is the first in an 8-story series, and we are posting it at 12:19 p.m. local time (11:19 a.m. Mountain Time), which is exactly when two Colorado students walked into their high school two decades ago and began a killing spree that left 13 dead, before killing themselves, permanently altering our sense of security in schools.
  • Part 2 of an 8-Part Series: During an in-service day earlier this semester, MBU faculty and staff members participated in active shooter training for the first time, following the 4E’s© program, led by members of the Creve Coeur Police Department.
  • Part 3 of an 8-Part Series: In the wake of the 20th anniversary of Columbine, it’s important to study the history of gun violence in schools, as well as how this violence has increased since the massacre 20 years ago.
  • MBU Timeline Broadcast covers stories, events and announcements from across campus and around St. Louis.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

  • The Overseas Experience

    American football is a sport that has really taken off in other countries like Serbia, Denmark, and even Germany. MBU has a student athlete who took the opportunity to play overseas, now he’s back to share his experience.
  • Meet MBU's Newest Athletic Trainers

    Missouri Baptist University has added four young and talented personalities to the athletic training room in Stephanie Brewer, Austin Wagner, Alisha Frierdich and Drew Potter.


  • MBU Cinemates Love a Good Movie Together

    Do you enjoy going to the movies? Are you looking for an enthusiastic group of students to hang out with? Join the MBU Cinemates, and show your love of watching new releases and old favorites together as a community.

  • MBU Just Did It

    With Nike’s slogan being “Just Do It,” the Missouri Baptist University athletic department has just done something big, moving to an all-Nike gear contract.

  • Over-Diagnosing ADHD

    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?

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@TrevorChaney Or even farther back when coaches would actually use water as some sort of reward. Glad those days are gone.

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DID YOU KNOW?
   
Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student news network of Missouri Baptist University.
   
*The WordPress site 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 93 countries around the world. We have several readers in Brazil, 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.
   
*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.”
   
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Contact us at: mbutimeline@mobap.edu.