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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 […]
April 30, 2021

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On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 virus a global pandemic, states started to set into motion their individual plans to protect […]
April 23, 2021

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I have known many people who said they were often too anxious to do something for themselves on their own. Sometimes it’s asking a question in […]
April 16, 2021

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I started learning French online in the rural Midwest, so it’s not surprising it took an international trip to speak it in person for the first […]
April 9, 2021

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I remember Dr. Pettit said in chapel last semester that the student body is the most thankful he has ever seen at the university because of […]
April 1, 2021

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This article contains fictional content. Happy April Fools’ Day! It was one of the biggest days of my life. Perhaps even more so because it was […]
March 26, 2021

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Sometimes I read something that causes me to stop everything I am doing and take a closer look. That happened last fall when I read a […]
March 19, 2021

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Finding profitable entertainment can be difficult, and the value of video games as entertainment has been hotly debated between generations ever since the first Odyssey consoles […]
March 12, 2021

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As a journalism major, I’ve noted the growing scrutiny surrounding journalism with concern. In 2020, a third of U.S. adults had no trust or confidence in […]
March 5, 2021

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When I was a freshman, I was walking back from a closing shift at Mack Library, where I had just started working. Front campus was deserted […]
February 26, 2021

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When I was 12 years old, my biggest fear was being unoriginal. The first time I was called basic, I went to the bathroom and cried. […]
February 19, 2021

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As I’m nearing the end of my undergraduate college education, I have begun to anticipate what lies ahead—graduate school, ministry opportunities and of course, a career. […]
February 12, 2021

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While I was home over break, two of my personal role models passed away a week apart. Their deaths were not surprising, since both were over […]
November 20, 2020

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For years, Christians have debated over books such as To Kill a Mockingbird, the Harry Potter series or The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn because they cover […]
November 13, 2020

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This year was supposed to be the year of great movie releases. Movie lovers looked forward to blockbusters like Wonder Woman 1984 and Disney’s Mulan as […]