While cell phones have been around since the 1970s, the introduction of the first smartphone in 2007 changed the way we interact with other people and complete everyday tasks.
Photo by Krista Krekeler
Students compare phones new and old, ranging from a 2006 Pantech flip phone to the most recent and popular Samsung, to the Apple iPhone, whose introduction a decade ago changed the way we communicate, and changed the world forever.
A mix of old traditions and new events are being prepared this week for students and alumni to enjoy.
Photos courtesy of University Communications
The MBU dance team and cheerleaders perform for students and faculty at the 2017 Homecoming Chapel in the SRC. Homecoming 2018 kicks off tonight with Spartan Madness at 8 p.m. in the Lacey Gym.
MBU’s Inaugural Day of Service on Tuesday, Oct. 16, will give students the opportunity to serve with MBU student Lindsey Peters and her charity, Sharing Smiles, to make stuffed bears to brighten the days of children in hospitals.
Photos courtesy of Sharing Smiles
Community members stand with Lindsey Peters (center) at a Sharing Smiles community day at St. Dominic High School in O’Fallon, Missouri, showing off the colorful bears they just created.
MBU Theatre presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” the dark yet comedic story of a carnivorous, talking plant that promises fame and fortune to its unlucky victims in exchange for blood. The show opens this weekend in the Chapel.
Photos by Tyler Gruen
MBU Theatre students clown around with one of the puppets that will be used in this weekend’s play, “Little Shop of Horrors,” having a little fun with the Spartan statue during rehearsals.
Meals for a Million is seeking volunteers and donations to help make an impact in the region and will be hosting a major meal-packing event this weekend at the Family Arena in St. Charles.
Photos provided by Meals for a Million