Articles written by: Gaelan Campbell


Renovations: The Dining Commons Gets a Makeover, with More to Come in The Future.

      Plans have been underway for nearly a year to renovate our beloved, yet aging Dining Commons.  Upon returning to campus this spring, students were greeted with some of the changes that have already been finished.       Immediately noticeable is the new paint job. While we […]


What Does It Take To Be An RA?

      Maybe you locked yourself out of your room again, maybe you had an emergency or maybe you really just needed someone. Whatever it may be, when you don’t know what to do, you call your RA. It is hard to exactly pin down what a resident assistant […]


Importance of a Quality Holiday

      During the Exodus, the Hebrews were reminded of their time in bondage, specifically commanded by God to not allow themselves to forget what it was like to suffer. We suffer, so that we might understand one another, or rather, empathize with each other. Pain is what makes […]


Around the World: United Kingdom; A look into homeless youth in the UK.

      With Brexit talks coming to fever pitch, and the future of Britain’s relationship to the rest of the world uncertain, the country faces its growing issues domestically. Across the UK there are currently tens of thousands of homeless people without any security. Global poverty issues such as […]


Marketplace of Ideas?

      There’s a lot of debate nowadays about what exactly the purpose of a University is. You might think it is fairly straightforward, but upon further inspection it is not so certain. Many people will tell you to go to school to get a job. I assume that’s […]


Stewardship: Be The Change You Want to See in Your Own World

      When you are new, be it at work, at school, or anywhere, you find yourself in an awkward position. If you are too ambitious or bold, you run the risk of seeming aggressive or overconfident. If you hold back, people might walk all over you. Especially in […]


Election 2018: Democrats take control of the house of representatives as republicans focus their efforts elsewhere

      Politics are ever-present in the lives of most Americans. While I can’t say this with absolute certainty, it at least seems as though this fact is more true on college campuses than anywhere else. Where your Thanksgiving dinner table or workplace shies away from the topic, the […]


Around the World: A look into the Ukraine’s church feud with Russia

      Recently, under the shadow of political tensions over the Ukraine and its current conflict with Russia, the church is seeing a major split in an otherwise enduring tradition. Where in the west, the protestant church is characterized by countless divisions and subdivisions, in the east, major schisms […]


Tragedy in Pittsburg: Another act of violence plagued the nation as a synogogue was targeted.

      Despite the 24 hours news cycle often drifting away from the issue, the epidemic of mass shootings continue. We must all feel so numb of the predictable conversations that will be had. Conversations deeply concerned with the mechanics of firearms will be had, the second amendment will […]


#The Resistance: Large corporations are capitalizing on political activism. We shouldn’t let them.

      In an era soon fit to match maybe only the late 60’s, political tension has remained high since the 2016 election. Mass marches, protests, and online movements quickly eclipsed the then present anger over the incoming administration. What started symbolically years ago with the Occupy movement, now […]