McKenzie Sheehy is a staff writer and content editor for MBU Timeline. She is majoring in communication studies and minoring in journalism and marketing. Sheehy is also an anchor for the MBU Timeline Broadcast. After graduation, Sheehy hopes to pursue a career in editing and designing for print and online media.
Quentin Earl Darrington, a Tony Award-winning actor and Grammy-nominated performer, is first and foremost a Christian, and he will be working with theatre students on campus to discuss how he manages those two distinctions, while also evaluating their work during a master class that is open to the public.
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.