December 12, 2019


When I first came onto The Collegian writing staff around the middle of the 2019 spring semester, I was excited and a nervous wreck. I did not […]
December 5, 2019


It’s an unpopular opinion, but I really like Mondays.  Don’t get me wrong, I dread the end of the weekend as much as the next exhausted, coffee-dependent […]
November 14, 2019

Help! Northerner lost in the South

When I moved from my home in New Hampshire to South Carolina to start my freshman year at BJU, I thought I was prepared for the […]
November 7, 2019

Going Nuts on Campus

Last week, The Wall Street Journal published perhaps its most impactful piece to date. Their 2015 investigative project which, according to the Pulitzer prize committee, “gave […]
October 25, 2019


Socrates. Harriet Tubman.Martin Luther. Steve Jobs. These people blazed trails for literally billions of others. We recognize and applaud them for their achievements and their commitment to […]
October 25, 2019


While visiting the tiny island of Antigua in the Caribbean Ocean, I saw a beautiful country with beautiful people. Bright blue ocean surrounds dazzling white sandy […]
October 11, 2019

Sarah Rumpf

Sarah Rumpf is the  Community Service Council (CSC) Director. “What makes an impactful Homecoming fundraiser?” I recently asked the BJU Community Service Council during our annual […]
October 7, 2019

Olivia Thomas

If there is one trait my mother and I share, it’s our tendency to collect things. I often think we’re like birds, scooping up any pretty […]
September 27, 2019

Division of Art + Design hosts Darell Koons art retrospective

The Division of Art + Design is hosting an exhibit of artwork by the late Darell Koons, alumnus and former art faculty member of Bob Jones […]
September 27, 2019

Andrew Schmidt

About a year after our old dog died, my family decided to adopt a 7-or-so-year-old thin-coat retriever named Clue. Her name proved to be quite bitterly […]
September 19, 2019

A moment of grace

Flannery O’Connor wrote often about something she called a “moment of grace . . . the point where people are forced to make a decision that […]
April 25, 2019

Daniel Quigley

This is my last article this semester, so, naturally, I don’t really feel like writing it. Or doing my homework. Or doing anything, really. Practically all […]
April 18, 2019

Jewel Schuurmans

Sometimes I forget God. When I deny Christ out of the fear of man, I am ignorant of His sad gaze.  I close my heart to […]
April 4, 2019

Jewel Schuurmans

I met Alice in Wonderland in a nursing home. In February, I participated in an outreach to give manicures to elderly women in a local facility.  […]
March 28, 2019

Tabitha Leaman

I need to start this column with a major disclaimer: I am not someone who has a disability. But in case you think I’m completely unqualified […]
March 14, 2019

Jo Ellen Walker

I have always been one who, if given the option, prefers a book over a movie. But I don’t always take the same approach when choosing […]
March 7, 2019

Charles Billiu

It’s March madness season! Who’s at the top of your bracket? Front runners like Duke and Kansas, or do you hope for another year of upsets? […]
February 28, 2019

Andrew Schmidt

The entire United States of America can be reduced to only three basic regions: soda, pop and coke. The only way of objectively telling which of […]
February 21, 2019

Daniel Quigley

I don’t always like doing things with others. Now, don’t avoid doing a group project with me or worry about my social health. I know how […]
February 14, 2019

Samantha Veira

Many people have a bucket list. Some people want to skydive. Some want to ride in a hot air balloon. Others want to visit all 50 […]