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Anika Conley

Anika Conley

Anika Conley is a staff journalist for MBU Timeline. Anika is majoring in communications studies. She is currently working for her family’s business PSRI Technologies located in St. Louis. After graduation she plans on moving to the West Coast to pursue her career in communications.

SymBowling Through These Avocados

OK, so paying close to 15 bucks for a bowl of food might seem a little ridiculous, but if you like locally sourced, totally fresh, somewhat creative foods in that quite large bowl, then perhaps SymBowl is for you, and there is now a location in Chesterfield Valley.

Photo by Anika Conley

Is Netflix Series “Black Mirror” Mirroring into the Future?

“Black Mirror,” created by Charlie Brooker, is a Netflix original science fiction series that depicts the chilling side of technology today and what it may hold for the future. Brooker uses his passion for video gaming to bring a new twist to TV storytelling which lets the viewer decide which way the story goes.

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My Friend Max: Losing a Pet is Never Easy

When you grow up with your dog being one of your best friends, it can be difficult to say goodbye when they grow old, but you can rest assured the memories you have made together will last forever.

Photo by Anika Conley

In this letter about pets who have passed away there is reference to Rainbow Bridge, a fictitious wonderful place where our beloved pets go after they have died. When my dog Max died, his veterinarian sent us this comforting note.

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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.”
   
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