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As the world moves past the one-year mark of COVID-19, what are college students missing the most these days and what do they look forward to as we are finally turning the corner on this deadly pandemic? Could it be the freedom of not wearing a mask? Or perhaps just interacting with other people?

Students miss their pre-COVID lives and wonder when those lives might return. Thankfully, some projections estimate we could begin returning to a more normal lifestyle as early as late spring or early summer.      Photo by Bram Williams

MBU Hosting Inaugural Black-Owned Business Expo

As an important and practical segment of Black History Month, the Association of Black Collegians invites MBU students to check out local black-owned businesses that will be gathered on the Quad to display their goods and services.

“Open for Business” is the message delivered by minority-owned businesses to the MBU community during the Black-Owned Business Expo, the first of its kind in the history of the university.     Photo Courtesy of Pixabay

Spartan Line Dancer Makes History in Leadership Role

Emma Vogt is excited to lead the Student-Athletic Advisory Council in her role as president, which is the first time in MBU history a competitive dance team member has assumed that position.

SAAC President Emma Vogt happily accepted her role with confidence and has strong aspirations for the future. She sees this as a leadership opportunity and is up to the challenge.      Photo Courtesy of Autumn Heaton

“You Speak. We Listen.” The New Structure of SGA

Led by Aaliyaha Gladney and Kolby Matsushima, the Student Government Association at Missouri Baptist University serves the MBU community as student leaders under a newly formed structure and strives to be the ears and voice of the student body.


Aaliyaha Gladney speaks to students at a Town Hall meeting during the fall 2020 semester. To learn more about SGA or to formally contact the president, vice president and the executive board, visit their Instagram page. Pictured left to right: Aaliyaha Gladney, Riley Cantrell, Emily Heflin and Dr. Ben Lion.      Photo by McKenzie Sheehy

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About MBU Timeline

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DID YOU KNOW?
   
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.