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Bullet journaling provides diverse methods of self-discovery

Journaling can be a form of expressing creativity, organizing ideas, planning daily agendas, documenting memories or venting about thoughts. A bullet journal can be all of these things rolled into one. Kaitlyn Merced, junior Christian studies major, has been using a bullet journal for three years. By combining inspiration from YouTube videos with her own […]

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Fiction encourages readers and develops crucial qualities

Stories are everywhere. They bring transformation to the world, but their importance is often overlooked. Reading fiction is often seen as a hobby, a way to spend free time or even a source of entertainment, but the simple activity is much more than that. Fictional stories hold a lot more purpose and value than most […]

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International Service Projects Influence Culture

Students are often so focused on their own environment that they forget how many different cultures there are in the world. International Service Projects give students the opportunity to experience cultures around the world. The main purpose of ISP trips is to serve by bringing the gospel to other regions of the world, such as […]

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Binaural beats help with stress

Between classes, work, sports, homework and other time-consuming commitments, the life of a college student can become overwhelming.  Students often forget how important it is to rest and relax. Binaural beats, auditory tones played at different frequencies, may be the solution for some students’ stress and anxiety. Binaural beats can significantly help a student relax, […]