Talking Trash

So, I am indeed writing about trash, and I do, in fact, have an opinion on it. I worked in facilities freshman year, so I know my trash. We need trash cans at Covenant. This seems like a silly thing to have to say. Honestly I didn’t believe that it was true that there were NO trash cansoutside buildings on campus, but when I paid closer attention I realized it was almost true.

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Open Letter to Our Catcalling Classmates

Is this my fault? What did I do to merit this? Am I actually safe right now? These are the questions that run through our minds when you catcall us. You may not realize this form of sexual harassment is a problem here, on Covenant College’s campus; we didn’t expect it either. But it happens—often—and it’s unacceptable. We, women, are image bearers of Christ, not sex objects.

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All Things to All People?

“Who is God to you?” This is the first question that was asked of me and each of my coworkers at the start of our internship this past summer. The internship was an opportunity to engage in mission work in the community of Mobile, Alabama, primarily through teaching children between the ages of four and twelve at a summer camp.

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Pugh Review - City's Sandwiches

During this past summer in Chattanooga, I had grand plans for going to a bunch of new restaurants, eating tons of delicious food, and writing all my articles for the year ahead of time. But since when does life ever go according to plan? Instead, I spent the whole summer in the hospital with a friend and eating the only thing that was there — Subway.

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Kavanaugh: What Happens Now?

We cannot, however, ignore the exceptional circumstances that led to Kavanaugh’s confirmation, or the unusual ramifications that are now likely to occur. This article adapts analysis from FiveThirtyEight and the Washington Post to address the possible consequences of the Kavanaugh confirmation in three areas: the Nov. 6 midterm elections, the Court’s ideological makeup, and the future of Senate judicial confirmation processes.

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Writer's Block

There I am, staring at a blank Word Doc. Already, I can hear the voice of some parody of my sixth grade teacher. She’s fierce with bulging eyes, snapping the white board with a wooden pointer; the board reads in big, bold letters “HOOK.” She says, “You’ve got about seven words before your reader gets bored!”

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A Reflection on Day of Prayer

Imagine it is utterly dark. All around you there are voices, some high, some low, some so distant they are mostly if not totally inaudible, others so close you feel like you could reach out and touch them. Each voice contributes in turn, but all together they are one. United. Complete. Beautiful. You raise your voice, too, and in that very same way your own voice is distinguishable, and yet it is part of a bigger whole.

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Pugh Review: Food Survival Guide

While we should all be thankful for the food available to us, there are times when the Great Hall options become especially dismal. For example, when there is “breakfast pizza” on Sundays (or even better, when said pizza stays out for an hour and the cheese becomes congealed), or when they serve tater tots for 13 days in a row. When I lived on campus, I practically kept an entire stocked kitchen under my bed complete with cutting boards, crockpot, and a cake stand. Consider this your survival guide for what to keep on hand to endure four years of Chartwells.

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