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Chris Hodges

Chris Hodges

Chris Hodges is a staff journalist for MBU Timeline. Hodges is majoring in journalism and is currently on the men’s basketball team. Hodges intends to eventually become a movie critic after completing his master’s degree at MBU.

Goody Goody Diner Delivers the Goods

Between their chicken and waffles and unique hospitality, Goody Goody Diner is a restaurant everyone will crave after their first visit. And it’s had that effect on customers for well over half a century.

Photo by Chris Hodges

Goody Goody Diner, which serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, is located off Natural Bridge Avenue. It brings a hometown atmosphere that throws back to its mid-1900s roots.

Kneeling for Acknowledgement

As the NFL season winds down, it’s worth revisiting this issue: NFL players kneeling for the flag isn’t meant to disrespect the country or the people who fought and died for it, but to bring awareness to injustices against African-Americans.


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A Hero Without Superpowers

From “wrestling with sin and guilt and shame” to being saved by Christ and serving in Christian ministry, Aaron Lumpkin has settled in comfortably to his role as campus minister at Missouri Baptist University.

Photo by Chris Hodges

Aaron Lumpkin relaxes in his office and welcomes conversation from all visitors, from students searching their faith to colleagues collaborating on projects.

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