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We Need Distractions

I love distractions. As final tests and papers draw closer, I only love them more. My first year, I played twelve hours of Pokémon in one week to finish a semester. The next year, I played at least that much… Read More ›

On Our Spiritual Health

The following is a response I wrote in an email conversation with a close friend, resident of Denver, Co., Matthew Lapaire. We were in the middle of a conversation regarding the existence of spiritual health in an individual. I think… Read More ›

Letter to the Editor

Thanks to the US, Israel, and the Holocaust, there are very few Jews in Europe. But Jews have been stepped on by European Christians since Constantine (give or take). Picking ourselves back up became a work of art. We became… Read More ›

A Note on Kimye’s Vogue

As some of you probably didn’t care to notice, this month’s Vogue cover features none other than Kim Kardashian and her soon- to-be husband Kanye West. The announcement was made about a week ago via Twitter by Kardashian herself, and… Read More ›

Refining, No Re-Creating

A part of college is confronting ourselves and weighing our present values and lifestyle against what we learn while here. It provides a time for change, but we should not use it as an excuse to completely reinvent ourselves. While… Read More ›

Faith Contradictions

Supposedly, the basis for the exclusion of hiring faculty in same-sex relationships lies in the Mennonite Church USA Confession of Faith of 1995, Article 19. Below are a few potential consequences from this document that, one would assume, are also… Read More ›