Esports began at MBU in the winter of 2015 through a volleyball coach, a student and a simple conversation that brought this team to life. Since then the team has grown, the facilities have become more high tech and sophisticated, and the program is finding a place among some of the best in the nation.
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Missouri Baptist University video gamers are locked and loaded during intense competitions as the gear includes Spartan shirts, personal headphones, colorful backlit keyboards, custom chairs and, of course, plenty of caffeine and hydration.
After flying through Chicago, theatre students landed in South Dakota for a conference where they competed for scholarships, auditioned for professional companies, attended workshops, saw shows from other universities and networked with theatre professionals from across the nation.
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Rebekah Side, a senior theatre and mathematics major from Chesterfield, participates in a quarterstaff stage combat workshop during the Region V Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival earlier in the semester in South Dakota. The workshop taught students how to safely use staff weapons in theatrical fight scenes.
From St. Louis television personality to pastor at The Journey, a large progressive church with several sites in the city, Tim Ezell has done it all. He has emerged from a dark place of alcoholism to a Christian leader in the media industry, and through it all he’s managed to maintain an infectious sense of humor.
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Tim Ezell always seems to have a smile on his face, and with good reason. He is a beloved St. Louis TV personality, a Christian, husband, father and former church pastor, and he brings his poignant stories to the MBU Communications Department’s spring edition of Media Talk, set for noon Tuesday, March 26, in the Recital Hall at MBU.
You would be hard-pressed to find a harder working group of students than the MBU Timeline Broadcast Team, who display their work in front of the student body every Thursday before Chapel, and last semester did the weekly broadcasts with only three members.
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MBU Timeline Broadcast team members, left to right, Rachel Fallon, Haley Sandvoss, Jordan Hall and instructor Alonzo Medcalf shoot a recent broadcast in the Production Studio. Each week the broadcast airs in Chapel and also gets posted on the student news website, MBU Timeline.
Interpersonal Violence Awareness Week begins events this week at locations across the Missouri Baptist University campus, bringing needed recognition to issues of abuse within college relationships. For example, nearly 80 percent of rape victims know their offender, and nearly 25 percent of adult females in relationships have experienced violence from their partners.
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