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Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem

Kaitlyn Butler, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

In the wise words of the best teacher in the world—otherwise known as Mr. Keating of Dead Poets Society—“Seize the day boys… seize the day. Make your lives extraordinary.” We tend to throw...

Balancing Faith With Life Struggles

Balancing Faith With Life Struggles

Lauren Borchelt, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

As I briefly covered in my last blog post, Christianity plays a big role in my life especially with health issues. It can be extremely hard to keep a strong, solid faith in the midst of health issues or...

Finding Purpose In Basketball - Part 1

Finding Purpose In Basketball – Part 1

Colin Ring, staff writer March 3, 2021

Why are we here? What is our purpose on this Earth? Today’s culture begs us to try to find fulfillment in the things of this world, but as I alluded to in last week's blog, no matter how successful people...

Preparing for a Break

Preparing for a Break

Emma Smith, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

So every now and then something happens to prevent you from running for extended periods of time. I have just undergone a wisdom teeth surgery and am not allowed to run for about a week after the surgery....

Honesty, Vulnerability, and Opening Up

Honesty, Vulnerability, and Opening Up

Kaitlyn Butler, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

“How are you?” I bet you can predict the answer. That’s right. “I’m good! How are you?” More often than not, that answer is a lie. A compulsive lie. But it’s fine because we’re...

Getting Back in Shape

Getting Back in Shape

Emma Smith, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

 If you read my last blog you will know that I have recently had my wisdom teeth removed. As a result I haven’t been able to run for multiple days. Apparently we use our  jaw a lot more than we think...

Facing Ridicule

Facing Ridicule

Hope Linam, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Standing up for your beliefs may be one of the most difficult things you have to defend. Having to confidently prove to someone that strongly disagrees with you that Christianity is real when we ourselves...

Setting An Example

Setting An Example

Hope Linam, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

There is far more to setting an example than simply “doing the right thing.” Christians often get stereotyped as people who live perfectly and never make mistakes, but obviously this is an unrealistic...

Forest Hills - Review 6

Forest Hills – Review 6

Sam Vestal, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

Forest Hills Country Club located in Clarkson Valley Missouri is another great course to visit.  This is an outstanding course from tee to green.  The conditions are amazing and the layout offers a challenge...

Running in Icy Weather

Running in Icy Weather

Emma Smith, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

Probably the most annoying thing about running in the winter is ice. Is hard to avoid and sometimes even harder to see. I always have to be extra careful when it is icy. I treat every wet patch of the...

Packing for Vacation 101 Part 2: Bug-Out Bags

Packing for Vacation 101 Part 2: Bug-Out Bags

Ellie Jones , Staff Writer March 2, 2021

What most people do not understand for a short “getaway weekend” is that packing light is key. With that being said, a 60-pound trunk does not count as “light.”. This is a perfect scenario for...

Tapawingo National - Review 5

Tapawingo National – Review 5

Sam Vestal, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

Tapawingo National Golf course is located in Sunset Hills Missouri, and offers 27 challenging holes.  I highly respect this course because of the continual challenge it offers.  This is a course that...

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