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A graph showing MNU’s financial trends from the past 10 years. Student payments and grants have both increased throughout the past 10 years at MNU. Graphic by Blake Bradford.

Dealing with student debt

The reality facing MNU students and how to come out on top.

 

Video: Cross-breeding flies in MNU biology department

Dr. William Morrison gives insight into a fly cross-breeding experiment and sophomore biology major Carlos Guzman collects flies to determine genetic patterns. 

Called the “gold standard” by Dr. Mark Hamilton, Dr. Mike Gough is retiring after 33 years at MNU. Over his many years here, he leaves with a legacy of being the student’s professor. Photo by Chace Owen.

‘The student’s professor’ retiring from MNU

A man sat in College Church 33 years ago while listening to MNU's Heritage Choir, anxiously praying for a job that he had just interviewed for at MidAmerica Nazarene University.

University President, Dr. David Spittal, poses for photo with members of MNU’s student diversity council. This cross-section of the MNU student body strives to represent students from all walks of life. Photo Credit to Victoria Haynes

Diverse opinions on the need for representation

Within these last few months, America has reached a peak of conflict and division. Between mounting racial tensions with police, widespread women’s rights protests and the renewed desperation of the international refugee crisis, things have changed.

2016/2017 executive ASG members pose in front of a fountain at Point Loma Nazarene University. Now is the time to run for the 17-18 ASG executive cabinet. For more information stop by the Student Development Office for info packets.

ASG elections for the 2017/2018 school year coming up

As the school year will quickly come to an end, the time for MNU students to take on new roles is quickly approaching.

Korean students lineup in Campus center, luggage in tow. They await the arrival of their host families, as Olathe will be their home over the next six weeks. Photo by David-Young Kim.

Saying 안녕하세요 (hello) to KNU’s visiting students

MNU students may have recently witnessed a new group of Korean students doing their nails in the library, eating in campus center or playing Pokemon Go, well, everywhere.

Students wear red, white and blue to cheer on the Pioneer football team. There are many opportunities in the upcoming semester to support MNU students through athletics and fine arts. Photo by Lindsay Willmer.

Where to be and what to see in spring 2017

The fall semester is wrapping up quickly and students are looking forward to the spring.

Dr. Donald Dunn (left) and Justin Barnes (right) hang up a sign preparing for church at Drexel Church of the Nazarene. Dunn is one of Barnes's mentors and is helping him adjust to being the full-time pastor at Drexel. Photo by Mariah McCommon.

MNU students help revive Drexel church

Drexel Church of the Nazarene is a small church 35 miles southeast of Olathe.

A student meets with Christine Snyder to discuss her options for life after graduating. All services offered by the Career and Life Calling Center are free to MNU students. Photo by Savanna Bottles.

Career and Life Calling Office reduces student anxiety

The Career and Life Calling Office is committed to helping students thrive as they move through their college career.

 

Video: MNU's 50th Anniversary homecoming highlights

Relive some of the highlights of MNU's 50th Anniversary homecoming celebration.

 

Learning about the Mabee Learning Commons

Over the summer, the Mabee Library became the Mabee Learning Commons. Hear from Bruce Flanders and Jenelle Jefferson about what's new in Mabee.

A MNU student sleeps instead of doing homework upstairs in Mabee Learning Commons. Studies show that a lack of sleep can significantly decrease a student’s ability to function. Photo composition by Kacie Vandeventer.

Don’t sleep on the importance of rest

College students come from many different walks of life. Some study hard, some party hard. However, all students seem to have at least one thing in common: they don’t get enough sleep.

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