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Around the World in 80 Minutes

Missouri Baptist University’s annual International Festival in the Mabee Great Hall offered students the opportunity to experience elements from cultures around the world and featured display tables, choirs and dancers to recognize the wonderful diversity in God’s creation.

Photo by Stacy Rohan

Students join in learning the moves to a traditional Indian dance, led by Dances of India. The annual International Festival took place in the Great Hall on Jan. 31, where students and staff enjoyed a cultural variety of food, information and entertainment.

The Double Standard in the Fight for Equality

Black Lives Matter, the Black Panther Party and the Civil Rights Movement all have one common theme: liberation for blacks in America. However, black liberation always seems to be met with an exorbitant amount of opposition from the media, law enforcement and even the government. The same cannot be said for other movements.


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“Three Billboards,” 113 Awards and over 200 Nominations

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” is centralized around the lack of effort a police department puts into solving a rape and murder case. But as the movie progresses, we are distracted by all the hatred surrounding the small town, making the murder mystery that much harder to solve. 

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Lights … Camera … Action

As there is more going on during the news than the audience sees, there is also more to the teachers at Missouri Baptist University than we might acknowledge. Getting to know Paula Bennett about her time in the news industry, academia and her farewell to MBU.

Photo by Chris Hodges

Paula Bennett, associate professor of broadcast media and communications, can often be found in the Broadcast Studio on the first floor of the Fine Arts Center.

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