Making Rhymz With Grace

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What are the three constellations named in Job 9:9? It’s hard enough to answer that question without looking up the verse. Try answering it on national television with cameras zoomed in for a close-up, two teams of Bible scholars standing beside you hoping – even praying – that you don’t know, and world-famous comedian Jeff Foxworthy waiting on your answer. …

Ram Rush 2014

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John Baker stopped outside Samford Hall, carrying a large plastic shelf destined for his new dorm room. He was exactly where he wanted to be – at the University of Mobile on move-in day for the start of fall semester 2014. “It’s such a spirit-filled place, and I truly love being where the spirit of the Lord is,” said the …

Belting It Out At Covers

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Lights. Haze. Adrenaline. The roar of the crowd – over 450 students are waiting for the next University of Mobile musical legend to grace the stage and lay his or her claim to the coveted belt. This scene happens once a semester at the most anticipated event at UMobile – COVERS. Like American Idol or The Voice, COVERS showcases a …

Pranksters Tell (Almost) All

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There are some stories about pranks that aren’t fit to print in a family magazine. It had to be students on some other college campus who snuck into the library one night to put a dead possum in an air conditioning duct. Surely it wasn’t ministerial students who “borrowed” a Blockbuster drop-off box and placed it at the entrance to …

The First-Year Experience: Freshman Survival in The College Wild

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The typical college freshman must survive late-night cram sessions, little sleep, and the dreaded 15-pound weight gain in their new environment. And UMobile is making sure freshmen students not only survive, but thrive in their first year away from home. Each new freshman at UMobile is required to enroll in Freshman Seminar. Freshman Seminar is a transition course provided through …