Tag: faith on campus

Christmas on Campus and Charlie Brown

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Web Content Manager, New England Law | Boston

"Isn't there anyone who knows what Christmas is all about?!" "Sure, Charlie Brown. I can tell you..." When it comes to Christmas, I admit it: I am that girl. Carols the day after Halloween. A Netflix queue stacked with 14 versions of A Christmas Carol. Peppermint-flavored everything. read more

Dear Christian College Girl . . .

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Speaker, Writer

Listen up, all of you fabulous Christian college girls: we've got some must-read advice from someone who's been in your shoes. read more

What kinds of cultural clubs and organizations might I find at college?

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Vice President and Dean of Admissions, Quinnipiac University

How does "everything" sound? You can usually find a list of clubs and organizations on a college website. read more

Catholic College Retreats: Part II

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Was your interest piqued by my last post? (Was it the "family-style meals" part? That always gets me.) You must be itching to know more about Catholic college retreats! Below you'll find just a few examples of the many Catholic-centric retreat programs out there. And whether you attended any of the retreats here or you have another experience you'd like to share, we'd love hear about it in the comments! read more

Catholic College Retreats: Part I

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

When you hear the word "retreat," you might think of armies and losing battles. But for me, retreats will always mean spending a bonding weekend with friends. Not a vacation but not really work, retreats generally take students (or coworkers or other like-minded individuals) to a place removed from their harried everyday lives, giving them an opportunity to learn, reflect, and grow together. read more

The Rules of Religion and the Freedom of College

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Blogger, Elementary Education Student, UNC Chapel Hill

Many people think that religion is all about rules. Throughout the Bible there are rules that God sets for His people, with a popular example being the Ten Commandments. For some, there may be conflicts between the rules of religion and the freedom that college brings. read more

Living in Peace with People Who Don't Share Your Beliefs

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Blogger, Elementary Education Student, UNC Chapel Hill

There have been times in my life, especially in college, when I have been driven to near madness trying to explain my beliefs about religion. My trick is to rely on the Word of God to get through those moments. read more

Why You Should Go on a Mission Trip

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Blogger, Elementary Education Student, UNC Chapel Hill

When I was growing up, we would have missionaries come to our church every fall to talk about all of the things they were doing in whatever country they were in, how God was working in those places, and things of that nature. I always thought it was a cool concept, but I had no idea what God had in store for me as far as missions were concerned. read more

Why It's Important to Get Involved in Small Groups

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Blogger, Elementary Education Student, UNC Chapel Hill

The importance of Christian community while at a university that isn't religiously affiliated is inexplicably crucial. However, getting involved on campus, while important, is not the only way to stay grounded in your faith. read more

Christian Activities on Campus

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Just because you're a Christian, it doesn't mean you're required to attend a Christian college. read more