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Trevor Chaney

Trevor Chaney

Trevor Chaney is a sports and copy editor for MBU Timeline. Chaney is a journalism major with a double minor in broadcast media and marketing. He is from Turlock, California, and is a pitcher at Missouri Baptist University. After graduating he plans to freelance write for a sports news outlet while working as a firefighter for Cal-Fire.

“Three Billboards,” 113 Awards and over 200 Nominations

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is centralized around the lack of effort a police department puts into solving a rape and murder case. But as the movie progresses, we are distracted by all the hatred surrounding the small town, making the murder mystery that much harder to solve. 

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Me Too: The Movement

Bill Cosby was sentenced to 3-10 years for several counts of sexual assault just days before Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh had his hearing for an assault on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford over three decades ago. This is still news and will continue to be news until the issue is looked at with delicate but attentive eyes.

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The #METOO shown above is the social media tagline streamlining the organization’s efforts in awareness and recovery for the abused. 

Looking Back at Tool’s “Lateralus”

Lateralus, an album that requires multiple listens … years of listening. In order to capture the true message, you need time, an open mind and some mathematical skills.

Photo by Alex Grey

“Oversoul,” artwork by Alex Grey, shows the depth of his artwork and gives an insight of what Tool’s music would represent in a physical form.

Searching for Empathy in a Child

A child wants to please their parents until they become a teenager, then the parents try to please their child, all because of the fear that one day they may leave.

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Trevor Chaney, at 4 years old, sits in the backseat as he gets dropped off at his grandparents’ house. His early life was a series of dropoffs, mainly between parents, but now he has found solid and healthy footing.

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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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