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May 3, 2022

Column: Living Proof

One minute. That’s how long you have to spend reading the news to see that “the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked” (Jer. […]
April 28, 2022

Column: Stones of Remembrance

Thunk. The familiar jolt of hitting rock bottom rattled my bones yet again. Didn’t we hit rock bottom just last week, too? I thought. My sister […]
April 22, 2022

Column: The best ways to bracket for March Madness

The National College Basketball Championship was on April 3, and I think everyone has been disappointed with their losing picks long enough for me to write […]
April 14, 2022

Column: A Strange Motivation for Pro-Life Values

I could list many reasons why I’m pro-life, but the strangest and most recent reason I’ve discovered is because of a basketball team. Now, I am […]
April 4, 2022

Column: Variety: The spice and sugar of life

As I stood in line at The Hub last week waiting to submit a request to change my major, I reflected on the last four years […]
March 18, 2022

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Tautologies—sayings that are true by definition, such as, “triangle have three sides,”—are notoriously unhelpful, according to my English textbook. But my younger brother Micah once coined […]
March 7, 2022

Column: A Powerful Tool

Famed British writer C.S. Lewis once wrote: “You can make anything by writing.” As college students, writing feels inevitable. Many of us have struggled to throw […]
February 25, 2022

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A college campus gives students many ways to connect, but do these opportunities always work? Despite the possibilities, we regularly have the same inane conversations without […]
February 7, 2022

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Have you ever experienced a significant event in your life that seemed to happen at the worst time possible? Even as students, projects pop up or […]
December 13, 2021

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Dear Grandpa, It’s been a long time since we’ve talked—a year, maybe. But it’s actually been three, as impossible as that is to believe. It’s taken […]
December 6, 2021

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Modern-day Christians struggle to recognize God’s holiness and the ramifications of it, and this error is stealing their joy. Defining holiness is difficult with a finite […]
November 29, 2021

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Over the summer, I received a diagnosis that changed my life. Or, more accurately, made better sense of it. I was diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, […]
November 15, 2021

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Before I was Olivia Jeanne Thomas, my name was Hai Rong Liu. In 1999, I was found at Bus Station 19, taken to an orphanage and […]
November 8, 2021

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“It makes me not want to do journalism anymore.”  When I said those words, I was in the middle of my junior year, sitting in The […]
October 25, 2021

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I still remember the first time I made a friend burst into tears. I had casually asked how his parents were doing, but nothing about the […]
October 18, 2021

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Attempting to sleep while riding in the car is not optimal, but being awakened from that sleep by a scream is far worse. High-pitched screams of […]
October 11, 2021

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While working at a coffee shop this summer, I had the opportunity to talk about my faith with my coworkers. One conversation stood out above the rest. […]
October 4, 2021

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Since my first official job three years ago, I have gradually realized just how much of a “mom friend” I am. Yes, I’m that friend who […]
September 27, 2021

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Every time I experience a story, it changes me. Whether the medium is a film or book, play or music album, all media tells a story, […]
September 24, 2021

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Over the summer, I received a piece of news related to my financial situation that caused me to become exceptionally worried. Due to a series of […]