According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of a friend is “a person who you like and enjoy being with, or a person who helps or supports someone in something (such as a cause or charity).” The Bible says in Proverbs 18:24 a friend is someone who sticks closer than a brother. When I think of a
We all have goals and dreams in life. When I was a child, I saw myself becoming everything from a police officer and teacher to President of the United States. As I grew, I began to realize what I would really do with my life. God gives us talents and interests that lead us to
Finals were over and summer had officially begun. Unlike many of my friends, I wasn’t heading off to counsel at a camp or fly overseas on a mission trip. I was staying at home and working. However, ministry was in my summer plans. The place I work is focused on ministry—a Christian music publishing company.
As human beings, we like to pride ourselves on being innovative. We like to pride ourselves on how far we have come as a society and how many primitive ideas we’ve left behind. No human element is more receptive of praise for its modernization than science. Through science, we have discovered how to prevent illness
My name is Elisa Crawley, and I am a foreigner. An immigrant. My family left the coastal beauty of Belfast, Northern Ireland, for the hip metropolis of Boston, Massachusetts, when I was only 3 years old. I always wish my accent hadn’t slipped away so quickly. My heritage provided a moment of bonding when I
Tongue-pierced, blue-haired and broken-hearted, one by one they shuffled into my classroom. My nerves had me running on two hours of sleep. This was my first time teaching in my local public school. After years of being fed stories about the degradation of today’s youth, I thought I was about to meet a pack of
In this fast-paced college life, there’s little time to waste. We go about campus, dashing from one class or appointment to the next. This we do from the all-too-eager rise of the sun till its setting. Is this a problem? No. After all, our hard work is ordained by God to grow us, give us
Just as athletes retire or their careers end, I’ll never write another column for The Collegian. Ever. As my college career comes to a close, I look back and remember some of my favorite athletic experiences: organized sports with my twin brother, Chris.
What are the moments that comprise our deepest formulation of senior sappiness? What makes up that sentimentality that oozes out of even the best of us at this time in our lives?
All of you “Greenvillians” or probably any South Carolinian knows that the weather here is about as constant as a junior high dating relationship (and those of you from elsewhere are quickly learning this fact).