Opinion

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 […]
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

Talkback – 2/17/17

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 10, 2017

Column – 2/10/17

At the beginning of Christmas Break, I went to Washington, D.C., with some friends. As you’d expect in a big city, we saw several homeless people. […]