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Ryan Lochte: Lies or Truth?

Written by Leanna Westerhof. DM by Caitlyn Campbell.   This summer in the 2016 Rio Olympics the big news wasn’t the amazing performances of athletes all across the globe. Rather it was about four U.S. swimmers who first reported that they were robbed by Brazilians posing as police officers, but then later changed their stories. It was an embarrassing and confusing time for the United States and for Bra ...

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Cool GC Classes

Written by Leanna Westerhof. DM by Rachel Koehnemann. Underwater Bible Study, Psychology of Skiing, Cuisine and Culture, and Filmmakers of the Caribbean are all unique classes available at Greenville College. They are fun, enlightening, AND you get credit for taking them. What could be better? Greenville College, a Christ-centered liberal arts institution where our amazing, intelligent, fun, and quirky prof ...

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Censoring the Internet

Written by Johnathon Goodenow. Media by Rachel Koehnemann. In recent weeks, it's been revealed that YouTube has been demonetizing videos that discuss certain topics, use adult language, and other little things that previously were of no concern. These actions that YouTube has taken against large content creators have left people thinking that Google is beginning to censor what political topics can be tackle ...

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Keeping Competition Healthy

Written by Johnathon Goodenow. Media by James Hudson. Many people are naturally competitive. No matter what it is that we are doing, we always want to be the first, the best, or the winner. While this tendency may have its benefits sometimes, it is not necessarily a mindset that we should always be in.   Over the summer, many of us had the opportunity to watch Olympians such as Michael Phelps compete a ...

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Zika Virus

Written by Leanna Westerhof. DM by Rachel Koehnemann. Here we go again. Another virus outbreak. I'm beginning to lose track of all of the new virus scares. We certainly should not be indifferent to those who are suffering, but is this situation being blown out of proportion? The Zika virus can be spread through mosquito bites or unprotected sex if a partner has already been infected. How do we prevent mosqu ...

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470 Days Later

Written by Paige Lunde. Media by Rachel Koehnemann. Change happens every day, sometimes in the blink of an eye. Maybe these are not huge changes but small, tiny ones that not many people notice at first. Without really realizing it's happening, you can wake up one day and be a completely different person from who you were in high school. I am extremely grateful for the 470 days I have had to change myself s ...

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Resting Well

Written by Justin Langley. Media by James Hudson. Resting well is hard work. One of the most frequent comment I hear from people is “I’m tired”. Usually, I don’t need to hear it to see it – people are weary. It’s easy to grow discouraged and lose motivation when you hardly seem to have the energy to do anything, even the things you love. Most of us don’t have time for a nap every day, so we have to get crea ...

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Becoming the Mentor

Written by Johnathon Goodenow. Media by Joseph Jeralds. Many freshmen have difficulty adjusting to a college lifestyle. If current upperclassmen look back at their freshmen year, they will likely remember other juniors and seniors guiding them their first year. It can be daunting for newcomers to make all new friends and learn to manage time in a new setting, not to mention approaching upperclassmen can be ...

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The Core 401 Experience

Written by Johnathon Goodenow. Media by Kayla Morton.   The end of the semester is coming up, and while many underclassmen are stressed out about their upcoming finals, graduating seniors are also thinking back through their time at Greenville and what experiences are most important to them. The most recent experience that seniors have gone through are CORE 401 projects. I spoke with graduating senior, ...

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The Places You’ll Go

Written by Carrie Baker. Media by Kayla Morton. Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places! You're off and away! You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself Any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the guy who'll decide where to go. -Dr. Seuss-             Senior year of college is a whirlwind filled with ...

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