Immigrant Laws: For Better or Worse?

Immigrant Laws: For Better or Worse?

In a 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court recently made it difficult for immigrants of low income to come to the United States, and also made it harder for those already in the country to stay.  As of Jan. 27, this new rule is in place in all states except Illinois. This...
It’s not fair

It’s not fair

As a person who has traveled from country to country, I can assure you that getting a visa, especially if you are from a third world country, is not easy. I can only imagine that the process of migration is much more tedious and unnecessarily difficult.  I understand...
MLK Day

MLK Day

I believe that Martin Luther King Day strongly represents what service should be. Southern students could have decided to stay in the warmth of their housing, relax or catch up on studying and work. However, many took time out of their day to do something for the...
A lifestyle or an event?

A lifestyle or an event?

Three hundred and sixty-five days in a year. Only one day set apart as a day of service. Is this truly fair? I couldn’t help thinking about this as I set out boxes containing the T-shirts students would wear on MLK Day. Why is it that I profess to want to serve God...
This is not how we grow spiritually

This is not how we grow spiritually

 I do not agree with the system of enrichment credits. I understand why the school implements them. As this is a Christian college, it makes sense that attending worship is expected. However, I don’t believe they help anyone in their Christian life. The idea of...
Credits: A Burden or a Catalyst?

Credits: A Burden or a Catalyst?

How many credits do you have? Is this convocation cultural credit or just enrichment? These questions circulate our campus often, especially at this time of the year when the deadline for credits is quickly approaching. As I considered the discussion about whether or...