The night the rest of Covenant College was watching Josh Garrels in the chapel, me and three of my friends dressed in our grungiest black outfits and drove to Nashville to see Crystal Castles perform on their continuous tour. Go ahead, you can call us rebels.
Heavy, hard, black, and twisted
are the pain and sorrow in this life.
All cannot possibly be sifted,
O Lord come and end the sting of strife.
This year’s Mountain Affair, as highly anticipated as ever, consisted of eleven musical acts and one spoken word performance. The big winner of the night was Sam Miller who closed the show with his solo violin act where he dazzled the crowd with his incredible talent.
Every Sunday evening, I am faced with a daunting decision: $1 tacos or half-priced sushi. Rather than make this proverbial Sophie’s choice, I do tacos for lunch, sushi for dinner, and then often sushi again on Tuesday.
Three times a week, every student must “scan” into chapel using their student ID. This is the only way they will not be counted absent. I believe that this mandatory scanning method has a negative effect on students and on the chapel experience. It makes chapel feel forced instead of something that is voluntary and enjoyable.
A few weeks ago I was tasked with writing a food review on Rock City’s new restaurant, Cafe 7. I happily accepted this task, as food is one of my great passions in this life. If you’re looking for a scenic spot to take your mom or dad or siblings during their next trip to Lookout, Cafe 7 is the place for you!
Will the N.C.A.A. finally take a long look at its practices and abandon its arguably irrational and antiquated ties to amateurism? Will its players finally be legally given a safety net as they sacrifice their well-being for a billion dollar corporation? Will the lies of Rick Pitino finally bring about change and allow financial protection for the players he convinced me he cares so deeply for? Only time will tell.
The Bagpipe is the student-run newspaper of Covenant College. The views expressed herein do not necessarily reflect those of the College or of the student body.