Beta Wins 2021 Turkey Bowl

Bob Jones University will hold the annual Turkey Bowl, BJU’s intramural soccer championship, Saturday, Nov. 12, in Alumni Stadium. This year, the Sigma Alpha Chi Spartans will face the Beta Gamma Delta Patriots. 

“The Turkey Bowl is one of our longstanding traditions,” said BJU President Steve Pettit. “This year will be a rematch of last year’s game which was a thrilling match. The University community looks forward to what promises to be an epic showdown.”

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John Michael Cox as Richard III
John Michael Cox as Richard III

The Bob Jones University Classic Players will present Richard III: The Terrible Reign Nov. 15-17, at 7:30 p.m. nightly in Rodeheaver Auditorium.

“Bob Jones University has been performing Richard III since 1940 and this is our ninth time to bring Shakespeare’s masterpiece to the stage,” said Dr. Darren Lawson, dean of the BJU School of Fine Arts and Communication. “The concept, cutting, sets and costumes make this play more accessible for modern audiences.” 

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Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022
12:30 p.m. - 3:10 p.m.
Bob Jones Academy Auditorium  

GREENVILLE, S.C. (November 7, 2022) – Bob Jones Academy is participating in the Veterans History Project , a Library of Congress oral history project, on Wednesday, November 9, in honor of Veterans Day this Friday. 

The Academy is partnering with American Legion Post 3 and Upstate Warrior Solution. Nearly 40 veterans have confirmed their participation. Veterans will be interviewed by 54 students in the 10th and 11th grade United States History class at BJA. 

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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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