Opinion

October 20, 2017

Quitting not equivalent with failure

“Winners never quit and quitters never win.” “Pain is temporary.” “It never gets easier, you just get better.” No doubt these quotes are not new to […]
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

Talkback 10/13/17

October 13, 2017

Value of beauty, the arts diminished by modern society’s political agendas

In an article on the devaluing of the arts in modern Western society, English philosopher Sir Roger Scruton made a saddening though insightful observation. “Beauty is […]
October 13, 2017

Comic: Study guide

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

The busyness paradox: the universal disease and the cure-all excuse

You’re not that busy. You’re a college student, but you’re not that busy. We’ve all heard each other say it in the dining common, on the […]
October 6, 2017

Talkback (10/6/17)

September 29, 2017

In light of Christ’s sacrifice, live to spread Gospel Truth to dying world

In Tuesday’s chapel message, director of the CGO Mark Vowels challenged the student body to fulfill the Great Commission. Vowels discussed the reality that so many […]
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 28, 2017

Diminish fear’s power over you, fully trust the unknowns to God

“Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.” Many of us are familiar with this quote by Corrie ten Boom, a champion […]
April 21, 2017

Column – 4/21/17

I remember that moment so vividly. My heart was pounding and my palms were sweating. I knew it would be wrong, but I wanted to fit […]
April 21, 2017

Stop, breathe and give yourself time to achieve your goals

“Rome ne s’est pas faite en un jour.” Perhaps you’re more familiar with the English version of this French proverb: “Rome wasn’t built in a day.” […]
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 14, 2017

When you can’t undo mistakes, rise and grow from experience

Click. Click. Click. Undo! Undo! Undo! If you’ve spent any time using Microsoft Word or Apple Pages, you’ve also spent some time clicking that “undo” button […]
March 31, 2017

How should the Christian approach depression?

What is it like to feel so sad or lonely to the point that you cannot get out of bed in the morning? What is it […]
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 17, 2017

Don’t let difficult circumstances deter you from your passions

By 8 years old prodigy rock climber Hugh Herr had scaled the face of the 11,627-foot  Mount Temple in the Canadian Rockies. By 17 he was […]