The Immorality of Fast Fashion

By: Abi Hillrich Surely you have heard the term “sweatshop.” Perhaps what comes to mind is a vision directly from the industrial revolution, before national laws about working age, when children were forced to create goods in small, too-hot factories. But, of course, it is easy to reassure ourselves that […]

From a Senior To a Freshman: Make it Count

By: Mandy Pennington Dear freshman, I envied you sometimes this year. I envied how bright-eyed and bushy-tailed you seem, and how many opportunities lie before you in the next three years. I saw you grow throughout your first year, and I saw you learn and develop into even cooler people, […]

One Person’s Impact On Your Story

By: Victoria Fisher Our lives are made up of choices, experiences, and the people with whom we surround ourselves. We are not the same person today that we were five years ago because of the choices we have made and the people who have helped us get to where we […]

It’s A Wonderful Life

By: Josiah Mohr Many reflective pieces of literature tend to have a remorseful or somber tone that brings the author and the reader to a place of contemplation. Sometimes the piece imagines a better future or reminisces over a memorable past, but not often enough is there a contemplative piece […]

Instagram Artisans

By: Abi Hillrich It can be difficult, as a college student with a small income and growing expenses, to find inexpensive ways to decorate your life. Fortunately, there many artists who can provide affordable, gorgeous products that will help you feel more at home in your dorm. Modern artists, with […]

Art: Conversation Between Creator and Receiver

By: Mandy Pennington Art museums tower at the top of most tourist checklists, and are some of the proudest monuments of many cities such as Washington, D.C., New York City, Paris, London, St. Petersburg, Athens, Madrid, and Vatican City. Have you ever stopped to wonder why the public derives so […]

The Social Media Impact

By: Anthony Zataray I observed something recently at a concert. There were four girls sitting in front of me and they were there with their mother. This is fairly normal since they were about 16 or 17, but I noticed that when they took a picture — probably for their […]

The Evolution of Streetwear

By: Zackery Silvas Many of us live for fashion. From New York Fashion Week to the glossy pages of Vogue, there are endless ways to consume fashion. But in the midst of high fashion brands, a little thing called streetwear is on the rise. From Supreme to Stussy, thousands of […]

The Equation For Victory

By: Anthony Zataray The most efficient scoring team in the NBA is the Golden State Warriors, led by world-class shooters/scorers Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, and Klay Thompson. The team averaged an impressive scoring average of 115 points last season. In addition to leading the NBA in scoring, among other things, […]

The Sabbath as a Blessing

By: Christina Bowman We have all had weeks when we’ve been bogged down with meetings, classes, chapels, homework, practices, the attempt at a social life, and more. Look at the upcoming week. Is it completely full? If you are a college student, probably; if you are an adult, it could […]