February 23, 2018

Column 2/23/18

In the past two weeks, I’ve taken two notable walks across campus, each producing a very different feeling although taken on the exact same path and […]
February 2, 2018

Column 2/2/18

My family has always been big on memories, both making new ones and holding on to the old ones. One of my mother’s primary hobbies is […]
January 26, 2018

Column 1/26/18

“My father says you remember the smell of your country no matter where you are but only recognize it when you’re far away,” Romanian author Aglaja […]
October 20, 2017

Column 10/20/17

Cold. Tired. Wet. These were the first few words that came to mind as I awoke surrounded by the morning dew. While daybreak pushed through the […]
October 13, 2017

Column 10/13/17

I started my car, ready to head home after a long day of schoolwork.  Except, the Toyota Prius hybrid didn’t start.  The lights on the dash […]
October 6, 2017

Column 10/6/17

I have a confession to make: I lied to two RAs in the past week. Of course, this shouldn’t be surprising to anyone, considering that I, […]
October 6, 2017

Comic: Reality hits

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 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 7, 2017

Column – 4/7/17

“Remember this, had any other condition been better for you than the one in which you are, divine love would have put you there.” That’s a […]
March 31, 2017

Column – 3/31/17

I never thought of myself as a leader. You probably don’t most of the time either. During high school, I certainly didn’t feel it either (and […]
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 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

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 […]
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 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. […]
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

Column – 12/9/16

On Christmas Eve of 1914, British troops, entrenched along the front lines of World War I, heard singing in enemy German camps. The song they heard […]