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It’s Not Snake Oil!

Written and Media by Momoka Murata. Snake oil means something fake or phony.  But we actually do get something of value from snakes: particularly poisonous ones.  You see, while snakes can kill, they can also be helpful for healing. What about them is helpful? Their poison. Have you ever heard of Aggrastat?  It is a drug that prevents the clumping together of blood platelets.  How about Intergrillin?  It is ...

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Get to Know Your Residence Life

Written by Ivy Lyons. Media by Paige Lunde. As an RC this year, I hope to present the college with an opportunity to get to know Residence Life a little bit better. Even though it has been less than a year, getting to speak to our great Residence Life staff has given me a list of things that I didn’t know about at Greenville College -and that I definitely should have known.   Residence Life is more tha ...

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Beauty Means…

Written and Media by Paige Lunde. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder."    "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder," is a phrase that Margaret Wolfe Hungerford once said. Webster dictionary defines beauty as "the quality or aggregate of qualities in a person or thing that gives pleasure to the senses or pleasurably exalts the mind or spirit."  Nowadays, beauty means a lot of different things. There is inner ...

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Japanese Sweet Bread & Recipe!

Written and Media by Momoka Murata. What is your favorite breakfast? Toast? Cereal? Oatmeal? In Japanese culture, traditional breakfast used to consist of rice, fish, and miso soup. However, after westernization, bread became more common. The origin of bread in Japan arrived along with guns on a Portuguese ship. Six years later, Christian missionaries started to make their own bread. However, it was not tha ...

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The Importance of Napping

Written and Media by Paige Lunde. Is napping healthy? Is it important to take a nap at least every other day? To college students, napping is very important. Like kids, our lives revolve around when we can nap and eat next. So the big question is: is napping healthy for us?   A study shows that at least 85 percent of the world takes naps on a daily basis, including all types of mammals. Luckily for us, ...

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Smaller Vs. Larger

Written and media by Paige Lunde. What is the difference between a small town and a large town? Is there a difference or is it all in our heads? Have we been telling ourselves that each is different just because or is there actually a reason behind it? Small towns are great. A good portion of the time everyone lives within walking distance and knows each other's names. Other times, everyone lives so far awa ...

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Behind the Scenes of CORE101

Written by Janika Grimlund.  Media by Momoka Murata. To my CORE 101 students: CORE 101. Otherwise known as the bane of a freshman’s existence. Does this sound familiar to you? New Student Orientation. Musty room. Sweaty bodies. Girls in their best “I want to look great, but not like I’m trying too hard” outfit. Nervous parents. And an overly, enthusiastic professor. CORE 101. Eventually parents leave and th ...

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Disney Remakes: Tales As Old As Time

Written and Media by Paige Lunde. In case you didn't already know, Disney is remaking all our favorite movies into live-action's in the next few years. They have already remade Cinderella (2015), The Jungle Book (2016), Pete's Dragon (2016), and even did a version of Sleeping Beauty told by Aurora about Maleficent (2014). Quite recently, Disney's Beauty and the Beast (2017) was just remade. And they aren't ...

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No Monkey Business

Written and Media by Paige Lunde. Here at Greenville College, we have art shows from time to time. Sometimes it's a show with students work and other times, it's a show consisting of guest artists like it was last Tuesday night. On Tuesday night, we had the privilege of having J. David Carlson present his show, "No Monkey Business." J. David Carlson is from L.A. Tuesday's show showcased toys manipulated int ...

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Beyond Racial Boundaries

Written by Kayla Parker. Media by Momoka Murata. Michelle Biernbaum always looks to intentionally serve and align her life with God’s purpose. She grew up in the same house that her father lived in since he was three years old in the suburb of Florissant, MO, and was homeschooled until her senior year of high school by her parents, Brian and Christine Biernbaum. Currently a senior at Greenville College, Bie ...

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