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New head volleyball coach Christina Ludwick stands in front of last season’s Heart of America Conference championship banner. Now, Ludwick says she is seeking to build on last season’s success. Photo by Chace Owen.

MNU hires new head volleyball coach

As the first full-time coaching hire since MNU lost four head coaches this winter, Christina Ludwick is looking to keep Pioneer volleyball set for success.

Armwrestling is a classic way for men to measure masculinity. Michael Crow (left) and Buomkuoth Lual (right) take up the challenge in the match of physical strength. Photo staged by Christian Stewart.

Male gender expectations could use some renovating

In America, gender roles have seen more fluctuation over the past few decades than any other time in history.

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.

This cartoon is cleverly titled "Christmas commercialism on the heels of Thanksgiving." The ever-encroaching presence of Christmas commercialism can be seen portrayed in the vast size difference between the two allegories and the over-exaggeration of the impending falling boot. Illustration by Aaron Taylor used with permission.

Capitalism at the center of Chri$tmas

December has rolled around and Christmas is in the very air we breathe.

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 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.

An artist's rendering of a view from the campus mall, looking at the future Cunningham Student Center. Rendering provided by PGAV Architects, courtesy of MNU public relations.

MNU announces $61 million fundraising campaign

During MidAmerica’s 50th Anniversary Grand Celebration Dinner on October 21, MNU announced a $61 million fundraising campaign to build a new student center, football stadium and athletic complex.

Students of various majors gather around computers to learn about student blogging. Often, because of work or social circles, students feel as though their identity is rooted in their choice of major. Photo by Kacie Vandeventer.

The major choice of major choice

Everyone second-guesses their life decisions at times, and heaven knows that career choices are a part of that equation.

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