The annual Festival of Nations was the place to see, smell, hear and meet the world recently in St. Louis. Tucked away in Tower Grove Park, the setting of Midwest America, the festival paired local influences with the rest of the world, making for a visually captivating weekend. The annual event took place Aug. 26-27.
Schedules are certainly busy this time of year for college students, but it’s not impossible to stay fit during a time that has many of us parked behind computer screens and tucked in libraries. If you can’t make it to the gym this time of year, these personal trainers from Gold’s Gym have workable ideas that can help you break bad eating habits and exercise, even with a busy schedule.
As the semester comes to a close, we want to take a moment to highlight the real MVP of finals week: Naps. The problem most students face this time of year is that with all the projects and tests to prepare for, sometimes a good night’s sleep has to be put on the back burner. The solution: Naps. And some students will nap just about anywhere, if the opportunity arises. So in this video, we ask students about their favorite nap spots around campus.
Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House in Chesterfield? This video brings you a close-up look at a day in the life of entomologist Tad Yankoski as he unpacks shipments of chrysalis and pins them to be hatched in their emergence cases before releasing them into the Butterfly House conservatory.
Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student news network of Missouri Baptist University.
*The WordPress site 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 93 countries around the world. We have several readers in Brazil, 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.
*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.”
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