Opinion

September 29, 2017

Column 9/29/17

Over the summer, I asked my pastor from my home church for ways I could help in the children’s ministry at church. He asked me to […]
April 28, 2017

Column – 4/28/17

“Death is a great price to pay for a red rose,” the nightingale said. “Yet love is better than life, and what is the heart 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

Column – 4/21/17

I remember that moment so vividly. My heart was pounding and my palms were sweating. I knew it would be wrong, but I wanted to fit […]
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

Column – 4/14/17

When I was 12, I learned that I had a deformity. My mandible, or lower jaw, was growing faster than my maxilla, upper jaw. As I […]
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 […]
March 31, 2017

How should the Christian approach depression?

What is it like to feel so sad or lonely to the point that you cannot get out of bed in the morning? What is it […]
March 17, 2017

Column – 3/17/17

Imagine living your life in pain. Every. Single. Day. Your muscles feel as if you had an intense workout the day before. Your neck, back, shoulders […]
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 10, 2017

Column – 3/10/17

The summer of my freshman year I was a hostess at a brick oven pizza restaurant. The pay was minimal and I didn’t make tips, but […]
March 3, 2017

Talkback – 3/3/17

March 3, 2017

Column – 3/3/17

Can I be brutally honest? Life hurts. Sometimes we pretend it doesn’t. We paste a smile on our face and go about daily tasks with the […]
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 24, 2017

FINDING AN INTERNSHIP

For certain majors, internships are required for graduation. Internships can be done for academic credit or for the benefit of experience, but for some, the process […]
February 24, 2017

Talkback – 2/24/17

February 24, 2017

Column – 2/23/17

“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

Column – 2/17/17

I used to find my identity in my introversion. I was naturally shy in high school, and I needed something unique to set me apart in […]