Bridging Cultures, Connecting Identities

Andrews University houses a population of students hailing from many different countries, each bringing their own unique culture. The Black Student Christian Forum (BSCF) acknowledged the difficulty of navigating these various cultures with a panel entitled “The Bridge: Diversity’s Guide to Communication.”

Questioning the Political Question

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of the marriage of Jim Obergefell and John Arthur in Obergefell v. Hodges. While the name and date do not particularity stand out as memorable or controversial, its effects are both

DACA Student: It Could Be Anyone

Due to sensitivity of the issue, the DACA recipient interviewed, an Andrews University student, did not feel comfortable revealing their identity. However, due to current political climate they felt compelled to talk about their experience, and give us a glimpse into their life.

How Change Day Changed Me

I felt like I didn’t accomplish a lot, but as I was walking back, I considered what a big impact our group as a whole made. I realized that if a large group of people came together and each person contributed only a little, all of that will add up to something huge.

Farewell, Dave Jardine

This is the beginning of my 15th year at Andrews. When I came in I was the athletic director and supervised the student activities as well, which I did for 4 years. Then they came up with a full time position for student activities and I moved directly into athletics and I have been here ever since.

Juicing with Jackie!

Jacqueline Dohna, 1st year graduate student studying Divinity and Social Work, prioritizes a healthy lifestyle. At age 19, Dohna began taking her health seriously as she became a Seventh-day Adventist.

When Mediocre is Good Enough

I’ve found myself thinking about fear a lot these past two weeks. Not the big fears—not death or failing all my classes or being kidnapped by a clown with googly eyes and being stuck in a birdcage for the rest of my life (hey, it happens). No. Being in college fills me with everyday fears and reminds me of everyday failures.  

Sacrificing Smart(phone) for Smarter

Calvin Imperio, a third-year pre-physical therapy major at Andrews University, decided to take a break from his smartphone—for an entire year. The slim, convenient, dearly-beloved device got a rest over the span of a school year because Imperio decided that he needed to focus on his studies.