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Put your trust in the inbox

If you live on campus, then this is a recurrent scene: you walk by the dorms common area or the “Mayfield bench” and you see the couples. Ring-by-spring, gotta-get-a-Christian-wife-or-parents-will-kill-me; call it what you will, it can be seen everywhere on campus. I do not want to talk about the dating […]


Straight talk: The challenge for true diversity and acceptance

On Jan. 25, schools across the nation celebrated the first ever Gay-Straight-Alliance Day. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and straight students honored the work of more than 4000 Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) clubs, which “work to educate their peers to stop homophobia and transphobia in schools and colleges,” according to an […]


Nawt a hick, y’all

I was born and raised in Danville, Ark.—population 2,000—where the chickens outnumber people. I learned to “call them Hawgs” as soon as I could utter my first words. I knew how to drive a four-wheeler before I turned 10, and my friends and I went riding in the rain, sun […]


Sanctus Monetarius: The dangers of Christians endorsing a specific economic system

The Republican Party might not have a demographic monopoly within the Christian faith, but its evangelical members are among its most vocal advocates. An even more interesting question than, “why is this?” might be “why are Republicans, and especially Christian republicans, so predominantly capitalist?” A recent USA Today poll found […]


Politicians: Be courageous

February 2 marks the 21st anniversary of South African president F.W. de Klerk’s opening address to the nation’s parliament in which he announced sweeping and dramatic changes to the government’s policies. Among these changes were the unbanning of over thirty political organizations, the beginning of the process of dismantling the […]


Crash victims face recovery

Two students have begun the long, uncertain road to recovery following traumatic injuries sustained during a pedestrian versus car collision. According to a press release from the Siloam Springs Police Department, at 6:15 p.m. last Friday junior Dahye Kim and sophomore Eunbit Oh were crossing the 45 mph traffic on […]