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Students dash through the snow on Stampede Week

Dental Hydgiene freshman Lauren Cox tries to runaway from an incoming snowball, whilst eating her own snowball at the 'Dashing through the snow' event hosted by UPB and The Bridge. Jan 14. Photo by Bridget Reilly

Herbert McCullough, Reporter

January 15, 2019

The University Programming Board and The Bridge College hosted a snow party for the Texas Stampede Week called ‘Dashing through the Snow.’ on Jan. 14 in the Legacy Courtyard at 6 p.m. Ruby Arriaga, UPB adviser, said UPB is where students can organize events. “During the semester, students will talk to me abo...

College ministries strive to get students involved in church

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Jake Clancy, Reporter

November 7, 2018

The annual Interfaith Involvement Fair gives churches across town an opportunity to meet with students on campus. But this fair isn't the only way churches try to get in touch with students. Each church has a different method to reach and to interact with students with the same goal of sharing what...

A day in the life of Jonah Parker

A day in the life of Jonah Parker

Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 16, 2018

The chances are the music coming from the second floor of Pierce Hall is being produced by him, for Him. On any given day, finance sophomore Jonah Parker tries to live his life in such a way to make God proud. “I have no problem saying that I work hard for Him [God],” Parker said. “That’s...

The Bridge pays tribute to football player through prayer

Devin Field, Reporter

September 20, 2017

“God we want you to be with Robby Grays right now. He is obviously in a tough place so the first thing we want to do is come before you and we want to ask you for a miracle,” Andrew Riley, college pastor, said. 50 people gathered at First Baptist Church on Sept. 19 before Riley, who started off the night by sending a prayer for Rober...

New name for Portico: The Bridge

Students gather at The Bridge on Sept. 5. Photo by Halie Aldridge

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September 8, 2017

Portico, a ministry for college students affiliated with First Baptist Church, became a well-known name on campus, but this fall, it disappeared. Andrew Reilly, pastor, decided to change the name of Portico — it's now called The Bridge. "The Bridge meaning is us one side, sin the middle, God is o...

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