A sheet of ice covered the city of Hillsboro this week. The frozen wonderland was beautiful, but it left the Tabor campus slick and dangerous. It’s quite a miracle that I haven’t fallen yet; I’ve witnessed a few students crash… Read More Slipping and Sliding Through Week Four
If college was an Olympic sport, I think that I would be losing very badly at the moment. I don’t know how it happened, but I feel inadequate in my classes and other responsibilities. We are preparing for our first… Read More Dealing with Confusion and Some Chaos
It seems like just a few weeks ago that I started my very first semester of college. It obviously has been a little longer than that since first stepping on campus as an official student, but they say time flies… Read More Finding a New Normal for a New Semester
It’s been a cold Interterm season, with a couple of exceptions of fifty degree weather sprinkled in. The snow in Kansas is beautiful, hiding every inch of open surface with its big, white flakes. However, it didn’t seem to take… Read More Setting Sights on the Spring Semester
Interterm sure is a weird phase. Everyone has class at the exact same time for three hours each morning, it’s far below freezing outside, and nearly every afternoon and evening is left free to fill with whatever homework or Netflix… Read More Interterm Adjustments, Struggles, and Adventures
T’was the season for hot chocolate, and ugly sweaters too, The campus was silent, all students home to renew. Christmas celebrations entered each home and heart, Bellies full of sugar cookies, pepper nuts, and tarts. All… Read More Christmas Break is Over: Now What?
By my calculations, I ate roughly… 30 pounds of food on Thanksgiving. Okay maybe not, but it sure felt like it! The Tabor cafeteria may serve some good food, but I’d take my mom’s cooking over the caf food any… Read More A (Thanksgiving) Break Before the Storm
It’s about this time that we all start to get anxious about the holidays. They’re so close yet feel so far away! Thinking about Thanksgiving and Christmas also brings family and old friends to mind. Some nostalgic feelings have been… Read More Transforming Friendships: Old and New
It’s crazy to think that just a year ago, I was staying the night on campus in a total stranger’s dorm and getting to know the campus that I’d soon come to love. A year from now, the high school… Read More The Other Side of Campus Visit Days
This week, my life has revolved around studying for tests and taking breaks from studying from tests. I started off the week on Sunday with finishing the presentation that I was giving on Monday. I hadn’t had much free time… Read More Midterms and Late Nights and Coffee- Oh My!