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The Greatest Holiday of the Year

In this day and age of Easter being genericized and secularized to little more than a bland springtime holiday that markets Peeps and egg-dying kits, what can we do as Christians at this time of year? Certainly it’s OK to hunt Easter Eggs and dress up in pretty pastels, but how can we maintain a focus on the Cross as we celebrate the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ?

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Photo by: Colby Duncan — Graphic Illustration by: Steve O’Neal

Controversy, Commercials and Food: Super Bowl Sunday

For many, Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day of the year. For advertisers, it certainly is as this year’s average is $4.5 million per 30-second spot, an all-time record. The Super Bowl is set for 5:30 p.m. Sunday on NBC, but usually the game itself is only part of the celebration. Today’s blog by MBU Timeline writers answers this question: When you think about the Super Bowl, what stands out for you? Also today, our reporters head out across campus and ask other students their thoughts on the Big Game.

Graphic by: Chris Curry

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