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Sierra Thompson

Sierra Thompson

Sierra Thompson is an editor for MBU Timeline. She is majoring in communication studies and minoring in business administration. Thompson is a member of the softball team at MBU. In her free time she loves to travel, watch movies and spend time with her family and friends.

Toward a Cash-Free Society?

Can you imagine a cashless world? The rise of mobile payments has certainly provided some primary steps on the road to a paperless currency system. Although we are still well off from becoming totally cashless, it is clear that we are in a transitional state.

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Alone in a Dark Room

How do you deal with self-consciousness in public settings? As humans we are social beings who often strive to become a part of a community. The need to be social and make connections can make the appearance of being alone in public terrifying and off-putting.

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Story Time Vibes

Albums are subjective and often rely on personal thoughts and feelings. However, in “How to Be a Human Being,” by Glass Animals, the listener is quickly immersed into the fictional stories of everyday people.

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Why Working in Retail is Good For You

Working throughout college has become a must. With rising tuition costs, it can be difficult to avoid the working life. However, even through hard times and crippling debt, there are positive qualities that can be learned from having a job.

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Photo by Sierra Thompson

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About MBU Timeline

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DID YOU KNOW?
   
Here are some interesting facts you may not know about MBU Timeline, the student news network of Missouri Baptist University.
   
*The WordPress site has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 1,500 sessions and about 4,000 pageviews per month.
   
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 20 or 30 hits, or as many as 2,000 or 3,000 hits.
   
*We have readers in every state and 130 countries around the world. We have one reader in Zambia.
   
*Most of our readers are in Missouri, followed by Illinois, California and Texas.
   
*We do not accept advertising as we are a not-for-profit online newsmagazine.
   
*Our mission statement is: MBU Timeline is the student news network of Missouri Baptist University, a private Christian university that embraces the essential core value of “social change through service and leadership.”
   
*The Bible verse that drives our mission is 2 Timothy 2:15 (Worldwide English Version): “Tell the true message in the right way.”
   
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Contact us at: mbutimeline@mobap.edu.

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