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  • News,  Sports

    Lipscomb dining feeds Florida football team

    In the face of catastrophe two states over, the Sodexo dining staff at Lipscomb University has stepped up to the plate. While Daytona Beach, Florida-based Bethune-Cookman University is under evacuation and it surroundings continue to suffer due to Hurricane Ian, Lipscomb dining services have been offered to the uprooted football program and cheerleaders. The Wildcats of Bethune-Cookman are scheduled to face Nashville’s Tennessee State University in a football game this Friday, making Nashville an ideal location to stay and receive on-campus dining. At the head of the decision to welcome the Wildcats is Anthony Bates, the Sodexo General Manager at Lipscomb. Bates says that when approached with the situation, he…

  • Investigation,  News

    ‘Zeke’ mode

    Close up of an app

    On Wednesday, September 7th, anyone in the world could have watched as Memphis underwent multiple shootings within in hours of each other, all by the same person. Ezekiel “Zeke” Kelly is streaming on Facebook Live while driving a vehicle when he pulls into an AutoZone. He gets out of the car and flips the camera around, just in time to show what happens next. Kelly fires two bullets towards a passerby in the checkout line, clearly visible in the footage, then proceeds to run out of the store as the video ends. “Memphis has always been a crazy town.” Thus says Evann, a Memphis University graduate who has lived in…

  • News,  Opinion

    “I can’t imagine a better place to be in prison”

    Lipscomb diploma

    Lipscomb’s LIFE program produces two empowered, prepared graduates Two Lipscomb students from Debra Johnson Rehabilitation Center have finished their coursework for their Associate’s Degree and are awaiting graduation. Molly and Evette, two students from the Lipscomb Initiative for Education, or the LIFE Program, have many mixed emotions about graduating. Looking back at the process of getting into the LIFE Program was not an easy one.  “It was a really big blessing because I had tried three times to get in,” Evette said. “The first time I got a write-up Lipscomb gave me something to strive for. I persevered and finally got in!”  “It’s taken eight years to finish this degree,”…