Abigail Sivyer

October 20, 2017

Coffee enthusiasts find cozy escape at Bella Latte

From a simple cup of freshly roasted coffee to a sweet creative concoction, Bella Latte caters to the caffeine enthusiast. Paul Melotte, owner and CEO of […]
April 28, 2017

Diminish fear’s power over you, fully trust the unknowns to God

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” Many of us are familiar with this quote by Corrie ten Boom, a champion […]
April 21, 2017

Stop, breathe and give yourself time to achieve your goals

“Rome ne s’est pas faite en un jour.” Perhaps you’re more familiar with the English version of this French proverb: “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” […]
April 14, 2017

When you can’t undo mistakes, rise and grow from experience

Click. Click. Click. Undo! Undo! Undo! If you’ve spent any time using Microsoft Word or Apple Pages, you’ve also spent some time clicking that “undo” button […]
April 7, 2017

Are your social media habits making you even more stressed?

Imagine it’s the busiest day of your week. You walk out of Alumni after your three back-to-back afternoon classes, stress levels high after finishing your second […]
April 7, 2017

Women’s conference shares wisdom on spiritual growth

Saturday, April 15, women on campus have the opportunity to attend Developing A Heart of Wisdom, a conference designed to give practical wisdom especially applicable to […]
March 17, 2017

Don’t let difficult circumstances deter you from your passions

By 8 years old prodigy rock climber Hugh Herr had scaled the face of the 11,627-foot  Mount Temple in the Canadian Rockies. By 17 he was […]
March 10, 2017

Stop judging, comparing—base your worth on what God says

Confidence. Beauty. Self-esteem. These may come naturally for some, or not so much for others. We live in a country obsessed with how we look and […]
March 3, 2017

Stop waiting for your “next big break”: start giving your all now

Recently, a man in Melbourne, Australia, “accidentally” became a multi-millionaire by winning the lottery twice. He said he accidentally entered the drawing twice with the same […]
February 24, 2017

National Day of Unplugging: disconnect and recharge

“Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.” […]
February 17, 2017

Let Valentine’s Day prompt acts of love all year long

How did you celebrate Valentine’s Day? How much money did you spend? According to a survey by the National Retail Federation, the average customer was projected […]
February 17, 2017

Career Fair to connect students with employers

More than 60 companies will be on campus to recruit students for internships, summer jobs and full-time employment at the Career Fair next Thursday in the […]
February 10, 2017

What’s your 100-day plan? Aim high, keep your word, get busy

Exactly 2,400 hours and 144,000 minutes go by in the course of 100 days. A lot can happen in 100 days. America is beginning to evidence […]
February 3, 2017

Human interaction versus convenience: worth the trade?

On Monday Starbucks announced the launch of a new voice ordering feature to their mobile app. An extension of Starbucks Mobile Order & Pay (which allows […]
January 27, 2017

When winter blues begin to set in, find purpose in the Light

January is nearly over. The newness of the New Year has worn off. The excitement of Christmas past has already faded into memories.  No more ornaments […]
January 27, 2017


Have you ever pulled up to a drive-thru window to find that the person in the car in front of you had already paid for your […]
December 9, 2016

During this busy commercial season, be kind to employees

Imagine that finals are over and you’re back home. You’ve slept a few days and now are ready for some Christmas shopping. Traffic is a mess. […]
December 2, 2016

Look beyond yourself this Christmas Break: give to others

About 600 hours—that’s how many hours we get to enjoy during Christmas Break. Eat. Sleep. Shop. Repeat. That’s how most of us plan to spend our […]
November 18, 2016

Responding to riots, national unrest about Trump’s election

Burned property, destroyed flags, flipped cars, blocked highways. “Not my president.” “No more Trump.” From Portland to Los Angeles to Pittsburgh, riots  and demonstrations have been […]
November 11, 2016

Superbike murders remind us of our fallen human nature

The Superbike murders case, where four people at Superbike Motorsports in Chesnee were shot and killed in 2003, came to a close this past Saturday in […]