Posts Tagged ‘Kara Sasiela’

Halloween Night Brought MBU Students to Casa Loma Ballroom

Missouri Baptist University students traveled to Casa Loma Ballroom on Halloween to try out their swing dancing skills and show off their costumes.


Photo by Kara Sasiela — Illustration by Chelsie Bartley

A group of Missouri Baptist University students went to Casa Loma on Oct. 30 to celebrate Halloween. Students dressed up and a costume contest was held, in which a guy dressed as Obi Wan Kenobi, a character from Star Wars, won. MBU students enjoyed swing dancing through the night.

Arms of Love

Thinking through a Christian perspective makes it easy to choose life in situations that seem a little more gray.


Photo by Madisyn Yeast and Illustration by Kara Sasiela

Do You Know how Halloween Actually Began?

How did Halloween begin and how do students feel about the ritual these days? This two-part story delves into the origins of All Hallow’s Eve, and then inquires about whether this is a dark holiday or fun tradition.

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Love Without Surrender

Kara Sasiela blogs about her perspective on gay rights, describing why it is wrong through the eyes of a Christian and offering her personal beliefs on the subject.

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Graphic by: Kara Sasiela

Diversity in the University

As the new year begins at Missouri Baptist University, a new organization looks to provide support on campus. Senior Rae Guice initiated the Association of Black Collegians at MBU to create a positive environment on campus for all students.


Photo by James King

Professor Brenda Bradford (left), Business Division chair, and Rae Guice, a senior at Missouri Baptist University who founded the Association of Black Collegians, speak to local dancers during a recent performance at the Chapel.


About MBU Timeline


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.