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What's Happening Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 14-17

Fri, 15 Dec 2017

Thursday, Dec. 14 Christmas Sale, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Jimmie Connection Christmas Chapel, 11 a.m., Kroeze Lounge Student shuttle, 3 to 5 p.m. Cru male Bible study, 7 p.m., Upper Room St. James Basilica Bible study, 8 p.m., Upper Room Cru female freshman Bible study, 9 p.m., Upper Room Friday, Dec. 15 Last day of classes Christmas Sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jimmie Connection W and M Basketba...

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Jamestown offers local shopping options

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Alexis Young In a small town, shopping can be scarce. But in Jamestown, there are a variety of options for college students to venture off campus. From locally owned boutiques to thrift stores, the choices are unique. University of Jamestown sophomore Hattie Scherer prefers to spend her time at the local thrift stores. “As a college student and on a budget, it is nice to have a cheap...

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Easy-to-make snacks for the holiday season

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Amber Robinson Snow is falling and the Christmas season is calling. I’ve been enjoying being in the kitchen even more lately due to this wonderful time of year. This month I have selected some delicious recipes that have a healthier twist but are still perfect for satisfying that sweet tooth over this holiday season. Peanut Butter Fudge Ingredients: 2 to 3 cups of chocolate (I used...

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Behind the music: Unity of the UJ Concert Choir

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

Over the years, the University of Jamestown’s Concert Choir has earned a decent reputation for its unified sound. Aaron McDermid has led and motivated the group for 12 years. The 48-member choir meets each day of the week for an hour and sometimes organizes weekend retreats. These weekends not only act as a bonding activity, but a time to practice and work on their group cohesion. McDermi...

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Williams makes transition from soccer to football

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Jimmy Hatch UJ football player Eugene Williams was born in Jamaica where American football is irrelevant and soccer is the sport many boys grow up loving. Williams, the kicker for the UJ football team, was born on Sept. 24, 1994, in Kingston, Jamaica. His education history includes Hew Hope Prep School, Iris Gelly Primary School, Kingston College, then University of Jamestown where he wil...

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Trapshooting as a sport at UJ? Student petitions to get university to add trapshooting as a sport

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

Elisabeth Dalke It all started with a petition on a door in Kroeze Hall. Carlynne Folkestad, of Albertville, Minn., took action in her steps of trying to make the sport of trapshooting a reality at the University of Jamestown. Trapshooting is one of the three major sports of competitive clay target shooting sports with a shotgun. It is a game of movement, action and split-second timing. It r...

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Trapshooting as a sport at UJ? Student petitions to get university to add trapshooting as a sport

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

Elisabeth Dalke It all started with a petition on a door in Kroeze Hall. Carlynne Folkestad, of Albertville, Minn., took action in her steps of trying to make the sport of trapshooting a reality at the University of Jamestown. Trapshooting is one of the three major sports of competitive clay target shooting sports with a shotgun. It is a game of movement, action and split-second timing. It r...

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Start-Up weekend produces viable business experience

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Sharon Cox For graphic art students and business majors at the University of Jamestown, the first three days of December were like free money in their piggy banks. UJ hosted the three-day Start-Up Weekend to introduce the Jamestown Regional Entrepreneur Center to the people of Jamestown and campus family. Katherine Roth (class of 2001) and Sharon Fors organized the Techstars event and bro...

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Becker receives Coach of the Year award

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Nicole Bologna Soccer is a sport that brings many different people to many different places of the world. Six years ago the University of Jamestown added Nick Becker as its head coach of the women’s soccer program to develop and redesign the program. Once a player himself, he has a strong sense of the game in which he has instilled in his team. Becker had a background in soccer long...

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Till Death

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Garret Fernandez To my dear, beloved love, wheresoever you may be, I should hope that you know             you are always and forever with me that however I ever should be affected by the unportentiable paroxysms of time you are with me, and a part of me, and are always mine   that though thousands of mile...

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