On average in the United States, during the time it takes you to read this story, someone will be a victim of physical violence by an intimate partner. Here is a video that reminds us all: “It’s On Us.”
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.
As spring semester begins at Missouri Baptist University, students are settling in to new routines and new relationships. With that comes stress. MBU Timeline bloggers are answering the following question: What are you struggling with and how are you coping?
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.