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Posts Tagged ‘Mason Crabtree’

From Never Playing the Game, to Varsity Volleyball

Missouri Baptist University volleyball player Mason Crabtree came to MBU from a town too small to have a high school volleyball team, so he never played in high school, except working out with the girls team, but now he has managed to make the nationally ranked volleyball team at MBU.


Photo by Haley Sandvoss

Mason Crabtree played basketball and ran track in high school, but he always loved volleyball, even though his hometown of just over 100 people did not offer the sport at his high school. But through determination and sheer athletic ability, he caught the eyes of coaches at MBU, and the rest is history.

First Annual Spartan Market

ResLife hosted their first-ever Spartan Market on Nov. 10 for students, faculty and staff to show off their handmade products for others to purchase and enjoy.

Photos by Abby Kassebaum

Tanya Drochner embosses water bottles, journals and various items on site during the recent Spartan Market in the Student Recreation Complex.

Security in a World Where Evil Does Not Discriminate

BLOG PART 3: On Oct. 1, 58 people were killed and 500 people were injured at a country music concert in Las Vegas. Then, just over a month later, Nov. 5, Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on attendees at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. For our MBU Timeline writers, a question to reflect on and blog about is: Are we ever safe anymore?

Graphic illustration by Anna Hughes

Are Offensive Statues Protected by the First Amendment?

BLOG PART 3: In this third of a blog series, students in the Communications Department’s Basic Reporting and Writing for Journalism class were asked to evaluate recent commentary concerning the delicate and sometimes contentious balance between First Amendment rights and protecting our human sensitivities, particularly in relation to the recent and ongoing removal of Civil War Confederate statues across the nation.

Graphic illustration by Daniel Dilworth

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