Posts Tagged ‘Nirvana Zalba’

Spartans Walking Straight to National Championship

Missouri Baptist University is the college home to some of the best competitive race walkers in the nation, who will be among track and field athletes competing in the nation’s top event later this month in Alabama.


Photo by: Josh Daugette

Nirvana Zalba (left) trains for the NAIA National Outdoor Championship meet, followed by Molly Josephs (right).

Race Walkers Slow Down to Go Fast

Missouri Baptist University is a unique school for a number of reasons, and one of those has to do with track and field, specifically the event called race walking, in which MBU’s team includes some of the best walkers in the nation.


Photo by: Miles Chase


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.