President Nyquist announces Chapman Center

by Jonathan Buchanan staff writer In a special “town hall” meeting during chapel hour on Sept. 16, President Nyquist announced plans to build the first new building on the Chicago campus in 20 years. Thanks

Bombing kills and injures many at Boston marathon finish line

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by Dillon Mack news editor Shouts of celebration were turned to screams of panic and horror as two explosions occurred near the finish line of the Boston marathon.  As CNN.com reports, the two explosives, which

Papal office filled once again, students respond positively

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by Jenna Pirrie editor-in-chief Editor’s note: Due to the feedback this post has received, a clarification may be necessary. Neither this post, nor the views expressed in the quotes within, in any way represent the official views,

Micah Stinchfield: Moody mourns one of our own

The Moody Standard staff grieves with the family and friends of student Micah Stinchfield, who died on Jan. 26, 2013 due to a swimming related accident. We have been, and continually will be, in prayer

Moody debate inducted into distinguished debate association

by Jenna Reed staff writer Harvard, Yale, Cornell, Princeton, Stanford, MIT, Brown and Dartmouth: what do all these schools have in common with Moody Bible Institute? As of December 2012, membership in the nation’s most

Hurricane Sandy batters East Coast

[Updated at 8:00pm] Down from 8 million earlier today, 6.9 million people remain without power throughout the east. The death toll in the US and Canada is now reported at 33, with 16 in

Cyclist killed just off campus

On his way to work Friday morning, cyclist Neill Townsend was killed after swerving to miss an opening car door. He fell and was caught underneath the wheels of a passing semi. The accident occurred at the

Chicago teachers return to school

by Dillon Mack On Wednesday, the 625 schools closed due to the Chicago Teacher’s Union strike re-opened after the union voted to suspend the strike.  After missing seven days due to the protest, teachers reached

UPDATE: Masih Possibly Framed in Blasphemy Case

by Katie Skero News Editor Khalid Jadoon, a Muslim cleric, was turned in on Sunday Sept 2, for allegedly framing Rimsha Masih, a Christian Pakistani girl, for blasphemy. Haziz Zubair, a local man, testified to

Young girl arrested for blasphemy in Pakistan

by Katie Skero News Editor UPDATE Masih Possibly Framed in Blasphemy Case Rimsha Masih was accused of and imprisoned for blasphemy on August 11th, 2012, according to the British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA). After medical examiners reviewed