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Colby Duncan

Colby Duncan

Colby Duncan is a staff journalist for MBU Timeline. He is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in psychology at Missouri Baptist University. Duncan is a left handed pitcher for the MBU baseball team and his athletic scholarship has brought him to St. Louis. Duncan is from Reno, Nev., and has grown up in the snow and the outdoors. He loves any type of action sport and is outdoors as much as possible. Duncan is ambitious, always ready for an adventure.

St. Louis Hot Air Balloon Races

It was the 43rd  year of The Great Forest Park Balloon Race. The balloon race is the oldest and most well attended free hot air balloon event in the world.

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A short clip of the Ikea balloon taking off.

Festival of Nations Offers Dishes from Around the World

The Festival of Nations a few weekends ago at Tower Grove Park brought food to St. Louis from Bosnia, Burma, Cuba, Nigeria, Romania, Thailand, Turkey and many other countries that are unlike any food in the states.

photo by: Colby Duncan

Why Travel the World When You can Travel the Country!

This country has so much to offer. Travel across the country with Colby Duncan to see what beauty our country has in store.


Colby Duncan is from Reno Nevada and these photos are Duncan’s Road trip back to Reno after the spring semester at the end of May and also Duncan’s road trip back to MBU in August for this fall semester. On Duncan’s way back to Reno he went up north through Chicago, Mt. Rushmore, South Dakota, The Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, Big Sky Mont., and Bozeman Mont. On Duncan’s way back he went through Pyramid Lake, Nevada, Quincy, Calif.,Pismo Beach and Avila Beach, California, Los Angeles, and San Diego.


About MBU Timeline


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.