Editorial

Cold feet all along the coast
Editorial

Cold feet all along the coast

I had it in my head that a brisk morning stroll through the seaside town of Bangor was an excellent idea. What else was a morning person to do before her twelve companions finally rose from the dead? And what better time to indulge in writerly pensiveness, out alone in […]

We belong to each other
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We belong to each other

On Nov. 9, 2016, the day after the presidential election, Russell Moore, president of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention, issued a challenge to the church for the new political age.  He said, “No matter what the racial and ethnic divisions in America, we can […]

New female coach in the NFL
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New female coach in the NFL

Katie Sowers is a trailblazer for women’s equal opportunities. In August of this year, Sowers became the second full-time assistant female coach in the National Football League. She serves as an offensive assistant for the San Francisco 49ers, helping coach the wide receivers. Not only is she one of two […]

Listen well and walk with faith
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Listen well and walk with faith

Think about some moments in your life where you felt called by God to do something and you didn’t know what the outcome would be. What is it about these moments that make them significant for you? For me, these moments involve conviction. When you have conviction about something, you […]

America’s Identity Crisis
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America’s Identity Crisis

A few weeks into this semester, I was tasked with giving a presentation on Chile for one of my classes, and I was really excited because I’d never actually studied South America before. I feel like it’s a part of the world that we don’t normally learn about. I did […]

Sexual assault in Hollywood
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Sexual assault in Hollywood

Harvey Weinstein, Oscar-winning movie mogul, sexually preyed on female movie stars, models, producers and journalists since the early 1980s. Due to his power and influence in their lives, these women held their tongues in fear for many years. However, the silence shattered when nearly 50 women raised their voices against […]

Dear Senator Pat Roberts
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Dear Senator Pat Roberts

As a student who has studied and personally seen the impact of stress and stigma on marginalized groups’ abilities to succeed socially, psychologically, and economically, I encourage you to vote “Yes” on the Dream Act of 2017. The recently proposed Succeed Act offers a fifteen-year pathway to legal residency for […]

Taking steps in activism
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Taking steps in activism

When Barack Obama became the 44th president of United States in 2008, some Americans believed this was the last page turned in the history of racism in America. Surely, electing an African-America man as president signified the beginning of a new age of integration. This was the position I unquestionably […]

Editorial

Trump disregards Puerto Rico

When hurricane Maria passed over the United States territory of Puerto Rico, tearing through with winds of over 157 mph and leaving over thirty inches of rainfall, it would leave with 10 souls plucked too early from 10 homes. The storm also destroyed the island’s electrical grid, leaving over 80,000 […]

Know yourself to lead well
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Know yourself to lead well

This summer, I learned a lot about how to lead with vulnerability through a process of recognizing my own imperfection. To lead others, we must first know how to lead ourselves. Only after we can identify our brokenness can we point others to Christ in leadership. Introspection of this sort […]