Erin Mersino 2022

Federal District Court Orders Ann Arbor Public Schools to Stop Silencing Student's Announcement about Proposal 3 -- Michigan's Radical Abortion Referendum

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Finding that Skyline High School sought "to silence Plaintiffs' appropriate speech as to Proposal 3," Federal District Court Judge, Paul D. Borman, on November 4, ordered the school to read the conservative senior and Republican Club President's statement "over the Skyline High School's public address service during ordinary announcements on Monday, November 7, 2022." The Court granted the Plaintiffs' request for a Temporary Restraining Order once the announcement was modified to meet the Court's concern. Nevertheless, despite Skyline's continued objection to the modified announcement, the Court ordered the following announcement to be read:

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Affirmative Action on the Rocks

Afirmative Action and College Admissions

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments this week on the role that race plays in college admissions. The organization Students for Fair Admissions sued Harvard College and the University of North Carolina (UNC) claiming that these schools discriminate against certain groups of people based on race. Both schools give preference to applicants that are African American, Native American, and Hispanic, but not to White or Asian students. The two cases, Students for Fair Admissions v. Harvard and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina were heard separately due to one school being private and the other public.

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Dr William Varner BJUDr. William Varner will be the featured speaker at BJU Seminary’s 2022 Stewart Custer Lecture Series Nov. 8 in Stratton Hall on the campus of Bob Jones University.

The lecture series honors one of BJU Seminary’s most celebrated scholars—the late Dr. Stewart Custer, who served 56 years at BJU Seminary and BJU—by offering insights into contemporary challenges to the church based on in-depth, faithful analysis of the biblical text.

The theme for this year’s lecture is “Messiah Matters.” Varner, the author of a trilogy on the life, birth and death of the Messiah, has spent decades researching, teaching and speaking on the topic.

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NGU Chad Peters

North Greenville University has named Chad Peters, a long-time higher education admissions professional as vice president for enrollment and marketing/communications, NGU President Dr. Gene C. Fant, Jr., announced on November 1.

Peters currently serves as vice president for enrollment management and marketing at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN. He moved to that post in 2019, after serving in the same role at Southern Wesleyan University in Central, SC, from July 2012 to August 2019. He began work in higher education as an admissions counselor at SWU in 2001.

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Focus On Education Eagle Forum

When the world turned upside down in the early spring of 2020, parents were left scrambling to determine ways to entertain their families while they were “locked down” for an estimated two weeks. Two months later, those same parents were wondering how their children could legitimately finish the school year without getting “too far behind” and being prepared for the next grade. Many families chose to embrace the situation by that fall and began the journey as homeschoolers.

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SCSL BJU Fall 2022

The Bob Jones University delegation to the South Carolina Student Legislature (SCSL) was named Best Medium Delegation during the fall session Wednesday, Oct. 19, through Friday, Oct. 21, in Columbia, South Carolina. 

Preparation for SCSL helps students from South Carolina universities and colleges learn the intricacies of representative government and provides an opportunity for them to hone their skills by debating their peers on a host of issues.

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Bob Jones University will host its annual High School Festival and Preaching Conference Monday, Oct. 31, through Thursday, Nov. 3, on the BJU campus.

“This year’s festival marks the 50th year we have held this highly anticipated event,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “Attendees will have the opportunity to showcase their talent, participate in festival choirs, meet new people and receive valuable insights from our faculty experts.”

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