Esports began at MBU in the winter of 2015 through a volleyball coach, a student and a simple conversation that brought this team to life. Since then the team has grown, the facilities have become more high tech and sophisticated, and the program is finding a place among some of the best in the nation.
Photos by Andrew Douglas
Missouri Baptist University video gamers are locked and loaded during intense competitions as the gear includes Spartan shirts, personal headphones, colorful backlit keyboards, custom chairs and, of course, plenty of caffeine and hydration.
After flying through Chicago, theatre students landed in South Dakota for a conference where they competed for scholarships, auditioned for professional companies, attended workshops, saw shows from other universities and networked with theatre professionals from across the nation.
Photo by Tyler Gruen
Rebekah Side, a senior theatre and mathematics major from Chesterfield, participates in a quarterstaff stage combat workshop during the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival earlier in the semester in South Dakota. The workshop taught students how to safely use staff weapons in theatrical fight scenes.
Since the start of the semester, MBU Student Activities has hosted a variety of events, including the Welcome Back BBQ and a Spring Break trip, and there are even more to come, with plenty going on this week.
Lara Hines, director of student activities. and Ragan Duboise, student activities office coordinator, discuss the semester’s events in the Student Activities Office. Spring Fling is happening this week across campus.
From St. Louis television personality to pastor at The Journey, a large progressive church with several sites in the city, Tim Ezell has done it all. He has emerged from a dark place of alcoholism to a Christian leader in the media industry, and through it all he’s managed to maintain an infectious sense of humor.
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Tim Ezell always seems to have a smile on his face, and with good reason. He is a beloved St. Louis TV personality, a Christian, husband, father and former church pastor, and he brings his poignant stories to the MBU Communications Department’s spring edition of Media Talk, set for noon Tuesday, March 26, in the Recital Hall at MBU.