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Senior feature: Arse Tufa

Arse Tufa (pronounced “Ar-say”) graduated in December a semester early. By mixing online courses with his in-person classes at Union, he’s completing his degree after just seven semesters despite switching majors, playing on the soccer team…

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Ruben Garcia: doing it all

It’s increasingly hard to imagine a Union College without Ruben Garcia. For the last four years, the psychology major from North Carolina has been one of the most involved students on campus — in Campus…

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Lilly Lauina: a compassion for children

Many students travel cross-country to attend college. But for Lilly Lauina, coming to Union College meant a trip of more than 6,000 miles from her home in American Samoa. “It took a lot to transition…

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Megan Johnson: unlocking leadership skills

“I never thought of myself as a natural leader,” said Megan Johnson. “I was always content to be a follower. My experiences here at Union have challenged me, through different classes, on-campus associations and internships,…

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Daniel Klein: discovering a passion for dentistry

When he first came to Union, senior Daniel Klein knew that he wanted to go into medicine. “I wanted my college experience to prepare me to get a professional degree one day,” he said. “Since…

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Internship takes student home and to a new level of ministry

Gavin Forbes spent the fall semester away from Union College in his hometown of Apopka, Florida. It wasn’t because he wanted to trade the windy Nebraska autumn for the Florida sunshine — although he certainly…

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Brian Peoples: a behind-the-scenes view of the Senate

The average citizen never gets a behind-the-scenes look at the United States Senate. But Brian Peoples certainly isn’t average. The senior international relations and history major has been working in Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse’s Lincoln…

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Parent memories: David Lassel

Parents Weekend is September 23-25, 2022, and all week we have been posting videos of students sharing special memories of their parents. Enjoy this special memory from David Lassel, a senior communication major from Florida.…

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Taming the Amazon (financial disclosures)

Everybody knows Amazon, the trillion dollar website that can deliver your package in less than a day. But few understand it like Maurie Andino. A rising senior accounting and finance major, Andino is currently interning…

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