“A Christian is someone whose life makes it easier to believe in God.”

William Barclay
Tribute to the sky bridge

Tribute to the sky bridge

Nathan Messmer gives a touching tribute to the sky bridge.
A New Face: The Davidson Puppy

A New Face: The Davidson Puppy

There's a new dog on campus! Emily Brown gets the information of who Greece is and what her role is.
Beach Party Video 2014

Beach Party Video 2014

Whether you missed the Beach Party and want to know what went down or you just want to relive the memories, now you can! Check out the recap video, courtesy of Jordin Lineback, Emily Brown, and Kristin Aalto.
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Tailgating S'mores Party

Tailgating S’mores Party

Here are pictures of what students did at the Tailgating S'mores Party, hosted by the CLT Public Engagement Team on Sept. 20.
Update from AMBEX

Update from AMBEX

Sophomore Carrie Rasmussen is currently studying abroad through Corban's AMBEX program. This is a quick excerpt about her experiences so far.
Uncovering the mystery: The PVG Rooster

Uncovering the mystery: The PVG Rooster

PVG residents returned to school and were greeted by a new dorm mate-- a rooster. Where did he come from? What is his name? Sarina Girangaya dives in to uncover the story behind this mysterious rooster.
Student Event Team starting at Corban

Student Event Team starting at Corban

Students interested in event planning will have a chance to get experience in the field- thanks to the new Student Event Team! Here's a summary of what the Student Event Team is all about and how to get involved.
Men's Soccer Preview

Men’s Soccer Preview

The men's soccer team kicks off the conference season tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. against their rivals, Concordia University. Will you be there to support them?
Lessons from my cat

Lessons from my cat

In this short essay, a student describes the lessons her cat taught her.
What's with Oregon?

What’s with Oregon?

Learning how to drive is no easy task, and re-learning to drive is no better. In this short essay, Angela Knight discusses some of the oddities of Oregon driving restrictions as compared to driving internationally.
Empty Amphitheaters

Empty Amphitheaters

In this essay, Sam Baggenstos discusses what it means to be faithful through the seemingly mundane moments of life.
Looking past personality types

Looking past personality types

Are you an extrovert or an introvert? Does that matter when it comes to building relationships? Emily Abbey discusses her thoughts and shares advice on how to see past the labels.
5 Things you shouldn't do at the Beach Party

5 Things you shouldn’t do at the Beach Party

In preparation for the Beach Party on Saturday, students Lacie Wheeler and Armanie Miranda compiled a tiny list of things Corbanites shouldn't do before, or during, the Beach Party. The list may contain realistic, even graphic, illustrations of what shouldn't be done.
Convocation 2014

Convocation 2014

On August 27, students, faculty and staff joined together during chapel to begin a new tradition--convocation and the blowing of shofars.
Corban Block Party: Turn down for what?

Corban Block Party: Turn down for what?

Corban's second annual Block Party happened Friday, Aug. 29. Here's a run-down of what happened.
Why I'm afraid of ants

Why I’m afraid of ants

In this short essay, Armanie Miranda explains the fear of ants she developed this summer, while also discussing what she learned from them.
Freshmen Orientation Video 2014

Freshmen Orientation Video 2014

God’s Not Dead, but they don’t really act like it

God’s Not Dead, but they don’t really act like it

Jordin Lineback discusses the movie "God's Not Dead" and some of the issues in it.
April 2014

April 2014

The print edition of the April 2014 issue featuring: changes on campus, the Noah movie, and the world vision controversy.
Student responds to Tony Seigh

Student responds to Tony Seigh

On April 4 author Tony Seigh spoke in chapel and made a few big statements about God. For student Quinton Butterfield, Seigh threw some red flags in the air. See what Butterfield has to say here.
Campus Discussion: Abortion in the Case of Rape

Campus Discussion: Abortion in the Case of Rape

A discussion was held outside the library on April 15 dealing with the incredibly difficult issue of abortion after rape. Alexis Millers briefly explains what was talked about and the benefit that came from it.
Why I want to be a teacher

Why I want to be a teacher

Zoe Thatcher shares about some of the joys from her junior practicum this past semester.
The importance of a resume

The importance of a resume

A resume is an important tool, and most people will need one in their future. Starting with a solid resume now will only help later in life. Tori Cole offers some simple advice for making sure your resume will stand out among the masses.
Cry me a river... or don't

Cry me a river… or don’t

Lacie Wheeler shares about the gender expectations we don't normally think of when it comes to crying.
Teachers are people too

Teachers are people too

Stephanie Lanman discusses what she believes to be one of the most overlooked areas of service in the church - those who provide childcare.
Restaurant review: La Perla

Restaurant review: La Perla

Nathan Messmer offers a review on the restaurant famous for their $1 tacos in Salem.
VO2: helping athletes reach their potential

VO2: helping athletes reach their potential

Joshua Austring explains a new training program called VO2 being used by many athletes at Corban to help runners be less nervous and individualize workouts.
Student testimony: the struggle with same sex attraction

Student testimony: the struggle with same sex attraction

A young woman at Corban shares her testimony about same sex attraction, her struggle with pornography and about the love and healing she's found in community.
Femin-Ish

Femin-Ish

Hannah Belleque explains her unique view on a hotly debated topic in Christian culture - feminism.
Review: Balyo Battles

Review: Balyo Battles

For the second year, Balyo Battles was open to the public. Each hall donned a unique color and fought to the end in an intense dodge ball tournament.
Register for more

Register for more

Registering can be a daunting task, but Tori Cole offers one piece of simple advice - register for something you don't need.
Movie review: Noah

Movie review: Noah

When Hollywood turns a biblical story into a production it's wise to be a little skeptical. If you're wondering whether you should see the new movie "Noah" to hit theaters check out what Emily Abbey has to say about the film.
The weight of glory

The weight of glory

Is the American culture to performance and entertainment driven? Professor Scott Bruce and Shannon Simmons discuss the idea here.
Spring Break: a time for service

Spring Break: a time for service

Many Corban students spent their spring break serving in Utah, Mexico, or Chicago. Some of these students share the purpose of the mission and their thoughts.
Men's Soccer looks to add more players

Men’s Soccer looks to add more players

Corban's men's soccer team is looking to widen their team with the addition of 8 to 10 new players next season.
March 2014

March 2014

The print edition of the March 2014 issue featuring: the Balyo/Davidson merge, the new ASB team, and Crimea.
What we need to realize about the cost of our education

What we need to realize about the cost of our education

Tori Cole talks in her column this week about the side of tuition that is not often talked about. She discusses how students should approach the matter in a different way.
Why should you see Anne of Green Gables?

Why should you see Anne of Green Gables?

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out this video with the cast of Anne of Green Gables to find out why they think you should see the play this weekend.
Movie review- The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Movie review- The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Heather Karle provides and in depth look at the old time classic, "The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance."
What’s happening in Crimea?

What’s happening in Crimea?

The conflict in Crimea has been all over the news lately, but it can be hard to keep up to date with everything that is going on.
The struggle is real- Student shares about homosexuality

The struggle is real- Student shares about homosexuality

In an anonymous interview, a gentleman on campus shares about his struggle with same-sex attraction, how we can help our brothers and sisters in Christ, and why we can't let this topic fade.
Celebrating St. Patrick's in style

Celebrating St. Patrick’s in style

In a less serious article, Tori Cole offers a few fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
The youngest boy

The youngest boy

Ben Maison shares about what it's like growing up as the youngest of four boys and how that has shaped him into who he is today.
Meet your candidates!

Meet your candidates!

ASB election chapel is coming up this Monday, the 17th, but while you wait to hear their speeches you can learn a little bit about their passion and vision here.
Student Testimony: finding freedom

Student Testimony: finding freedom

Hannah Madsen shares her struggle to find freedom throughout her unique childhood as a missionary kid.
Corban Experience canceled

Corban Experience canceled

As you may know, all school activities were cancelled due to a snowstorm early February—including Corban Experience, which is kind of a big deal. Read more about what happened here.
Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda

Woulda, Shoulda, Coulda

Jodi Carlson, Executive Assistant to the President, shares some wisdom of things she wishes she knew when she graduated from college.
The creation of "Bavidson"

The creation of “Bavidson”

Jordin Lineback shares her thoughts on the upcoming changes to take place in Balyo and Davidson next year.
Post-graduation encouragement

Post-graduation encouragement

Alumni Liane DeHart, 2013, shares a bit of post-graduation encouragement.
This semester for CLT

This semester for CLT

CLT has had a lot of changes this semester, with new groups forming and merging together.
Three months left to live

Three months left to live

Kelsey Leavitt shares a personal story about an interesting character from her past:
Portals Writing Academy offers student opportunities

Portals Writing Academy offers student opportunities

There is a new opportunity for students to attend the Portal Young Adult Writing Academy for free. An event team of six students is being formed for the academy in June.
Riffle brothers win big

Riffle brothers win big

The Riffle brothers recently won a $13,000 prize for their cardboard rendition of the LEGO movie trailer. Watch their winning video here.
Intramurals basketball comes to a close

Intramurals basketball comes to a close

On Feb. 20 Corban Intramurals hosted their annual 5 on 5 basketball championships.
February 2014

February 2014

The print edition of the February 2014 issue featuring: depression, open dorms, and the spring play.
That’s enough white wine, Lorna

That’s enough white wine, Lorna

Emily Teterud recalls a summer job she once held at a retirement home and the interesting individuals she met during her time there.
Talent Show 2014

Talent Show 2014

Corban had their first talent show this past weekend, check out some photos here.
What's in a name?

What’s in a name?

Tori Cole offers some tips for how to remember people's names.
Movie review: The LEGO movie

Movie review: The LEGO movie

If you're looking for a good movie to see this weekend Joe Kraft thinks this one might be what you're looking for.
How to kill your spiritual walk

How to kill your spiritual walk

How often do you ask people to pray for you? Jordin Lineback explores this idea here.
Sex trafficking awareness: "I want to be a prostitute"

Sex trafficking awareness: “I want to be a prostitute”

Emily Abbey describes the role she played in the human trafficking awareness event put on by The Least of These. She recites the monologue of a woman trapped in prostitution.
Corban under ice

Corban under ice

Carrie Rasmussen reflects on Corban's recent snow storm, the beauty of God's creation and the joy of His tiny snowfillled blessings.
Murder on Sunday night

Murder on Sunday night

On Sun. Feb. 16 the Utah Missions team will be hosting a murder mystery party in the Emitte Center. Read more about the coming event here.
Mama Naziwa

Mama Naziwa

Hannah Madsen recounts the story of a unique figure in her life, Mama Naziwa.
Student testimony: "I'm a Christian, divorcee, and single mom"

Student testimony: “I’m a Christian, divorcee, and single mom”

Claire Clubb shares her testimony about dealing with depression and being a single mom and how sometimes God doesn't give us the answers when we want them.
Book review: Hinds’ Feet On High Places

Book review: Hinds’ Feet On High Places

Kelsey Leavitt offers a review of the Christian classic: Hinds’ Feet On High Places by Hannah Hurnard.
Why I'm not a poor college student

Why I’m not a poor college student

Hannah Belleque offers some perspective of the idea of "poor college students" and why we aren't as poor as it might seem.
Depression experts come to campus

Depression experts come to campus

On Wed. Feb. 5 and Fri. Feb. 7 Dr. Gregory Knopf and Dr. Gary Lovejoy will be presenting two special chapels: “Depression Facts and Fiction." Read here to find out more about the two speakers.
Men of Van Gilder compete

Men of Van Gilder compete

The famous Mr. VG extravaganza was held this past week. Men were elected from each hall to compete in a variety of events. Check out pictures from all the events.
Flamingos flood campus

Flamingos flood campus

Blue and gold flamingos have taken over the President's lawn, and they signal the beginning of a creative fundraising effort by the Haiti missions team.
The last shall be first

The last shall be first

Hannah Belleque shares a personal piece about what it's like for kids at the end of the alphabet.
January 2014

January 2014

The print edition of the January 2014 issue featuring: Spiritual busyness, Snapchat, and student songwriters.
Jeezianty, the worship of Kanye West

Jeezianty, the worship of Kanye West

Dr Kersey shares about a new religion focused on worshiping Kanye West. This movement was started by fans who idolize the artist much and create pillars around his unique way of living.
Mr. VG preview

Mr. VG preview

Mr. VG is Tues. Jan. 28 check out this video to see how contestants are feeling for the competition and how they've been encouraged by their halls.
Making studying stick

Making studying stick

Tori Cole returns to outline a few ways students can make their studying count, and tricks they can use to help with memorization.
Movie Review: The Wolf on Wall Street

Movie Review: The Wolf on Wall Street

Thinking of seeing "The Wolf on Wall Street"? You might want to read this first. Hannah Belleque offers a critique on the movie as well as a Christian perspective on whether every movie has to have a moral.
More than one way to be an addict

More than one way to be an addict

Katrina Aman sheds some light on how there is more than one way to be an addict.
Birthday freebies

Birthday freebies

Celebrating a birthday on a college student budget can be difficult, but Hannah Madsen reveals some birthday freebies which are sure to fit the bill.
MLK serve day photo slideshow

MLK serve day photo slideshow

On Mon. Jan. 20 over 300 Corbanites spent their day off serving the Salem community.
What's happening in Salem this month.

What’s happening in Salem this month.

A listing of local and Corban events happening in the month of January.
Me, my selfie, and why

Me, my selfie, and why

Technology is taking the world by storm and so is the lingo that comes along with it. "Selfie" was recently deemed the new "Word of the Year" in 2013.
Giving Christmas a second chance

Giving Christmas a second chance

Hannah Madsen recounts several of her Christmases past and the struggles she faced, and the new outlook she had for Christmas this year.
Christmas concert canceled

Christmas concert canceled

Due to icy conditions the annual Christmas concert - that students and professors put hours of work into - was canceled.
Intramural volleyball wraps up

Intramural volleyball wraps up

Intramural volleyball brought in all kinds of students to play either for recreation or competition. This year the competition was tough, but both leagues eventually had a victor.
Movie Review- Thor: Dark World

Movie Review- Thor: Dark World

Senior and comic book buff Jeff Morse gives his review for Thor: Dark World.
Italian developer buys student's app

Italian developer buys student’s app

Caleb Stultz, a senior at Corban recently had his idea for an iPhone app picked up by an Italian developer and will soon be available in the app store.
Criminology class gets real

Criminology class gets real

Alan Scharn's criminology class had the unique opportunity to see in to the mind of a murderer and engage with real people and situations.
Fear and encouragement

Fear and encouragement

Kelsey Leavitt shares some of her thoughts on what the Bible has to say about encouraging one another.
Removing distractions

Removing distractions

Distractions are all around us, but in her column this week, Tori Cole offers a few solutions to make studying a little easier.
Black Friday: ain't no one got time for that.

Black Friday: ain’t no one got time for that.

Emily Teterud offers her reflection Black Friday: Thanksgiving vs. Thanksgetting.
Barn Party: Review

Barn Party: Review

The annual Barn Party was held on Nov 23, at Green Villa Barn. The night was full of dancing, pie, competition, and games.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
Raw interview with British international student Aaron Withe

Raw interview with British international student Aaron Withe

This year Aaron Withe joined the ranks of international students all the way from Birmingham, England. Read his raw interview here.
The Cinderella complex

The Cinderella complex

Heather Karle examines the idea of fairy tale romance in the real world, and how Christ is the true fulfillment when human love fails.
Trotting for more than a t-shirt

Trotting for more than a t-shirt

The Turkey Trot race is on Mon. Nov. 25 at 10 A.M. in front of Schimmel. Read more about the upcoming event here.
Why evil exists

Why evil exists

Lindsey Kariker tackles the difficult relationship between God's holiness and goodness and the evident existence of evil in the world.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
New women's self-defense club at Corban

New women’s self-defense club at Corban

Two young women have taken it upon themselves to teach other women how to defend themselves in dangerous real-life situations.
Basketball for a benefit

Basketball for a benefit

Campus Recreation recently hosted a Hoop for Hope basketball tournament, lasting two days and including a total of nine teams.
#gettingdeep

#gettingdeep

Sure, we've all talked about it- technology makes it harder to connect with people. But have you ever sat down to really think about the implications? In this article, Jordin Lineback gives some open and honest dialogue about just that.
Corban's best kept health secrets

Corban’s best kept health secrets

Nurse Janie Vohland explains all of Corban's health services and how students can access them, plus the importance of maintaining good health during the busy college years.
Students fight fight for life

Students fight fight for life

On Sat. Oct. 12, five Corban students set out to fight for life by holding loving signs and praying for and with the women and men walking into the Planned Parenthood clinic.
Student entrepreneurs

Student entrepreneurs

God has given each of His children different gifts, and not just spiritually. Here, you can see how a few different students have taken their abilities to the next level and started their own business.
A strong start for men's basketball

A strong start for men’s basketball

On Nov. 6, the men's basketball team won against Portland Bible College in the first game of the season.
October 2013

October 2013

The print edition of the October 2013 issue featuring: Doubt, the Van-Dyk's new baby, and the "Grocery Fairy."
Recharging: Introverts vs extroverts

Recharging: Introverts vs extroverts

This week, Tori Cole brings up the important difference between how introverts and extroverts recharge, and gives a few suggestions for those on either side.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
Fanatics support Warriors at Gill Coliseum

Fanatics support Warriors at Gill Coliseum

On Oct. 29. the men's basketball team played their first pre-season game against the Oregon State Beavers, in tow were some of Corban's most spirited students.
Picking the right costume

Picking the right costume

Picking a Halloween costume can be a daunting task, but Jordin Lineback offers some unique costumes playing off of some of the most popular trends this year.
Weekend in review: Oct. 25-27

Weekend in review: Oct. 25-27

From the Lumberjack Games, Haunted trails, and Fanatic games- this weekend was packed. Check out some of the photos here.
Life is like Pilates

Life is like Pilates

Rebecca Reagan describes the unique similarities between Pilates and life, and the things that God can teach through this.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
Top 10 Youtube videos for Corban students

Top 10 Youtube videos for Corban students

Have you ever wanted to procrastinate but you just didn't know how? Have no fear. Check out this comprehensive list of the most important Youtube videos for the Corban student.
How would Jesus drive?

How would Jesus drive?

In this thoughtful piece, Armanie Miranda takes the idea of "What would Jesus do?" and gives it a new meaning.
The long, loud cataract of sound

The long, loud cataract of sound

Professor Jim Hills shares his thoughts on silence, and why we might need it more than we think.
The Corban Promise

The Corban Promise

Student loans are one of the biggest obstacles faces prospective college students. Read about how Corban has just announced the Corban Promise, a loan repayment assistance program, to help aide students.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
Study day? Let's go paintballing.

Study day? Let’s go paintballing.

For years, Corban University has tried to put together a paint-balling event for their students and this past study day, Campus Recreation finally pulled it off. Read about it here.
The importance of personal growth

The importance of personal growth

This week, Tori Cole discusses the importance of taking time to work on skills and hobbies in the midst of a busy schedule, and the benefits they can have.
Music Review: BOY’s musical album Mutual Friends (2013)

Music Review: BOY’s musical album Mutual Friends (2013)

Read here to find out about the album professor Kent Kersey describes as the "musical version of Instagram."
Ultimate Frisbee intramural concludes

Ultimate Frisbee intramural concludes

Ten teams competed for nearly a month in intramural Ultimate Frisbee, with the Big Red! Badgers making it out on top . Read more to see how each of the teams did.
September 2013

September 2013

The print edition of the September 2013 issue featuring: SALT, Summer mission trips, and Syria.
There's an app for that

There’s an app for that

College students are always in need of new ways to organize and categorize their lives, and what better way than to use the plethora of smartphone apps that are at our fingertips- literally. Check out this article for a short list of helpful apps for every college student.
What are they driving at?

What are they driving at?

Freshman Bethany Janzen and political science professor Tony Caito have teamed up to help Corban students register to vote by coordinating a voter registration drive Oct. 7-11.
Student testimony: finding healing

Student testimony: finding healing

In this week's student testimony sophomore Vileka Fisher shares about her rough childhood and how she can now see God's glory in it.
Inauguration week in review

Inauguration week in review

October 5 marked the Inauguration of Corban's tenth president, Dr. Sheldon Nord. Check out pictures from the ceremony, as well as the events throughout the week leading up to it.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
Team Patterson takes the championship

Team Patterson takes the championship

Twenty students, staff, and alumni competed in the Intramural 9-hole Golf Tournament on Sept. 26. Check out the results here.
Memes take over campus

Memes take over campus

Corban memes have spread all across campus. Hannah Madsen explores the impact of the Corban's Facebook meme page and student's reactions to the phenomenon.
RESCUE comes to Corban

RESCUE comes to Corban

The national award-winning vocal group came to Corban on Sept. 27.
Tips for building relationships

Tips for building relationships

In this week's column, Tori Cole discusses for the second week the importance of building intentional relationships. Find out some habits and actions Cole promotes and the possible impact they could have.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
Baby of the family

Baby of the family

Emily Teterud shares a witty piece about sibling stereotypes and what it's like to be the baby of the family.
42 doesn't disappoint

42 doesn’t disappoint

42 is about more than baseball - it is a story about overcoming prejudice and obstacles. If you're looking for a sports movie that delves deeper, 42 may be for you.
Student testimony: "Finding my identity"

Student testimony: “Finding my identity”

In this weeks student testimony, Kent Wilson shares about how he struggled finding his identity and how God has used this struggle as a stepping stone in the journey to finding his true identity in Christ.
Building intentional relationships

Building intentional relationships

This week, Cole shares the importance of making the effort to form genuine, deep relationships with those already placed in our lives.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
News or nutterbutters?

News or nutterbutters?

There is a lot of pressure for students to know what's happening in the world. Alana Dietz shares her take on why that doesn't always happen.
Tips for harmonious dorm life

Tips for harmonious dorm life

Relationships with roommates can be difficult at times, but Hannah Madsen offers some useful tips for avoiding conflict and building trust and respect.
Church shopping

Church shopping

Having trouble finding a new church home now that you've left the nest? See what advice upperclassmen and professors have to give here.
Apps for success

Apps for success

In this week's column, Tori Cole reveals a few of the most helpful and useful smart phone apps available. From budgeting to storing passwords, there are apps to help with almost anything.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
Poet Laureate visits Corban

Poet Laureate visits Corban

On Sept. 10 Oregon's Poet Laureate, Paulann Peterson visited Corban to offer a free poetry workshop.
The Challenge of Slowing Down

The Challenge of Slowing Down

In her weekly column, Tori Cole discusses challenges many college students face and offers reasonable and practical solutions. This week, Cole discusses the difficulty of finding time for prayer and reflection in the midst of busy schedules.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
Where in the world is my REACH credit?

Where in the world is my REACH credit?

Need help finding somewhere to serve for your REACH credit? The Hilltop is here to help with this interactive map showing you just where each location is, as well as the contact information needed to get started.
Orientation: In Review

Orientation: In Review

Orientation weekend was full of excitement and activities. Between game nights and core group activities, there wasn't a dull moment. Check out some of the highlights here.
How safe are you?

How safe are you?

Most students feel a general feeling of safety on campus but an interview with Mike Roth, director of campus safety, shows that students might not be as safe as they think.
Conquering the Syllabus

Conquering the Syllabus

In her weekly column, Tori Cole discusses challenges many college students face and offers reasonable and practical solutions. For the first week, she offers tips of how to fight against syllabus shock and keep schedules organized.
What can I do in this town?

What can I do in this town?

Ever wonder what fun things there are to do around town on the weekends? Check out this weekly column to find out.
Meet your new Community Life Team

Meet your new Community Life Team

See what endeavors will be offered around campus this year and meet the students who will be leading them. From baking to soccer, there is something for everyone.
A slice of summer

A slice of summer

Wondering what some of your classmates did this summer? Check this out to see a slide show of students going everywhere from Thailand to England and getting married to getting adventurous.
Student speaks on behalf of the unborn

Student speaks on behalf of the unborn

Student Kayli Moser has found a way to mesh her skills and passions to fight for the pro-life cause. Read here to find out about what she's doing.
Students abroad

Students abroad

Want to see what some of your friends have been up to in Europe this semester? Check out their photos here.
Tips for camp leaders working with youth

Tips for camp leaders working with youth

Many students choose to work at youth camps during the summer. Sarah Moreau gives her advice and experience, and input from other students about working with youth. Read here for her seven tips.
Lacrosse comes to Corban

Lacrosse comes to Corban

Lacrosse is a sport slowly gaining support and momentum along the West Coast and this year the intramural department added it to their long list of games. Read here to find out more about the tournament.
Dead week: five study websites that can help you survive

Dead week: five study websites that can help you survive

Dead week has arrived. Finding beneficial and time efficient study techniques can be difficult, but with today's technology there are resources out there. Read here to see five interactive websites that can help you study and use your time wisely.
Corban students fight for life

Corban students fight for life

When God struck her heart with the tragedy of abortion, Mara McKinney couldn't sit back and do nothing. Last Feb. she began a new club on Corban's Campus: Corban Students for Life. Read all about it here.
Wiffleball championships

Wiffleball championships

Who took home the Intramural Wiffleball Championships? Read here to find out.
Saying farewell to Stephanie Husk

Saying farewell to Stephanie Husk

Head counselor Stephanie Husk has enjoyed her time here, but won't be returning next year, because God has a new opportunity for her at Salem Alliance Church. Read here to say farewell to Husk and see what her new position entails.
Poetry: Mexico mission trip reflection

Poetry: Mexico mission trip reflection

Kate Tracy reflects on what she observed and experienced on her Mexico mission trip through poetry. Read her poem here.
Student Testimony: "I was a twelve year old porn addict."

Student Testimony: “I was a twelve year old porn addict.”

Student Mare Suddarth shares her how she struggled with sexual sin and how God redeemed her from that life, and the guilt that came with it.
Movie review: "G.I. Joe: Retaliation"

Movie review: “G.I. Joe: Retaliation”

Looking for movie to go see with the guys this weekend? Will Bassham suggests G.I Joe: Retaliation.
CLT's: In review

CLT’s: In review

Have you participated in any of the CLT's this year? Check out these photos in review to see if you made it in any of them.
How to overcome the friend zone and other world problems

How to overcome the friend zone and other world problems

Eleanor Fazzari gives a review of Youtuber Jordan Taylor's channel Blimey Cow. Taylor covers things from the dreaded friend zone to how to know if you're a homeschooler. Read here to see what Fazzari has to say about this Blimey Cow business.
Take a trip to Italy

Take a trip to Italy

Have you ever wondered what it's like to see the Vatican? Reporter Katie Wilson takes you on a first hand experience here.
Saying bye to professor Strauser

Saying bye to professor Strauser

Professor Strauser is leaving after 14 years of teaching here. Professors and students express how he will be missed. Read here to see what Strauser contributed to Corban during his time here and why he says this change will be beneficial.
Missions reflection: "My time in Mexico"

Missions reflection: “My time in Mexico”

Over spring break many Corban students left for different trips with the intent of serving others and the Lord. Student April Lindstrom shares how God worked in Mexico with her and her church.
Champions take home the tables tennis title

Champions take home the tables tennis title

On April 2. Corban Intramurals hosted the Spring Semester Tables Tennis Tournament. Read here to find out how it went.
ASB: Get to know the new team

ASB: Get to know the new team

Read here to get to know the 2013 ASB team through a Q&A.
Intramural soccer championships

Intramural soccer championships

On Mar. 17 the C.E. Jeffers Sports Center held the Intramural Soccer World Cup. Read more here.
Student testimony: "God loved me, even when I didn't."

Student testimony: “God loved me, even when I didn’t.”

In this week's student testimony sophomore Kelsey Leavitt shares the story about how she no longer belongs to the life of depression and self-injury, even after years of battling it.
Spring break mission trips

Spring break mission trips

Many Corban students spent their spring break serving others on mission trips. Click here to see photos of some students' mission adventures.
Purple Dragons take home the championship

Purple Dragons take home the championship

On Feb. 22 2013 the annual 5 Vs. 5 basketball league championship took place in the gym, read the results of it here!
March 2013

March 2013

The print edition of the March 2013 issue featuring: pranks, Jeff Bethke, and faculty leaving.
Crime at Corban.

Crime at Corban.

Do you feel safe on campus? In the past month crime has increased on campus. Read here to find out more.
Utah missions trip

Utah missions trip

This spring break eight Corbanites will be headed on a Utah adventure to spread the word of God to Mormons. Read here to see the student and staff leaders of the team and what they hope to accomplish.
Harlem Shake Hilltop edition.

Harlem Shake Hilltop edition.

In this month's staff editorial the Hilltop comments on the new YouTube fad, the Harlem Shake.
Student poetry: God uses our brokenness

Student poetry: God uses our brokenness

Randi Donahue, a freshman, shares her poem about how we are all broken, but God uses our brokenness, takes us as we are, and loves us and shapes us into His creation.
Who are you voting for?

Who are you voting for?

Do you know who you're voting for come Mar. 18? Read here to see your candidates and hear why they desire this leadership position.
Saying goodbye to Chef Josh

Saying goodbye to Chef Josh

His name is Bonds: James Bonds. Okay, it maybe it isn’t but it is Joshua Bond and he was the food director for Aramark for over three years before he suddenly left in February. Read here to find out more.
Open Mic Night photos

Open Mic Night photos

Click here to check out photos of students who performed in last Wednesday's Open Mic Night.
Student testimony: "The summer that changed my life"

Student testimony: “The summer that changed my life”

Student Tera McDonough shares about a summer that changed her life, and brought her to Corban.
Best overall film goes to...

Best overall film goes to…

Corban held its first ever film festival on Saturday Mar. 9 at the Salem Conference Center, followed by a dance. Katherine Hormann's film, "The Commuter," took home Best Overall film. Click here to see her video.
Just listen.

Just listen.

Professor Eric Straw shares an interesting dialogue about the importance of listening and not simply hearing.
Snapshots of the Love Doctor's life

Snapshots of the Love Doctor’s life

It's spring time and as many students wait in anticipation for that ring reporter Katie Wilson turned to Dr. Love for some snapshots of romantic love at it's finest. Professor Trammell also offers his advice for young couples.
Basketball: final conference games

Basketball: final conference games

The men and woman's basketball teams had their final conference games against Southern Oregon University and Oregon Institute of Technology on Feb. 15 and 16. Basketball player Colin Allen summarizes the outcome of the men's games, and gives a closer look at what a travel weekend consists of for a basketball player.
Students 'kick start' their own businesses

Students ‘kick start’ their own businesses

Two students have taken the initiative to start their own graphic design businesses. Read some of their advice for starting your own here.
Ten steps to becoming a hipster

Ten steps to becoming a hipster

Hipsters. They are said to go against the grain, and seem to be in the spotlight of our generation's culture, so why not join them? That's not a paradox is it? Read here to get essential first steps to becoming a hipster. Disclaimer: this may contain satire.
Movie Review: Warm Bodies

Movie Review: Warm Bodies

Curious about the new zombie love story that recently hit theaters? Jeffrey Morse gives his review of the movie here.
Glitter on campus

Glitter on campus

Wondering where all the glitter on campus came from? Read here to find out the real story, and no, it wasn't Ke$ha.
Returning to the classic age of film

Returning to the classic age of film

It’s time to return to the classic age of American film making with “The Ghost and Mr. Chicken”. Adam fields reviews and suggests this 1960s comedy, which is available to watch for free on YouTube.
Student testimony: "I never wanted to be a Christian again"

Student testimony: “I never wanted to be a Christian again”

In this week's student testimony, Kyle Anthony shares about the anger he felt towards God when family illness struck. And ultimately, how He can still reach us even in our brokenness.
Fundraising: avoiding the flop

Fundraising: avoiding the flop

Fundraising happens year round at Corban; whether it be for mission trips, organizations, or sport teams. Read here to see what advice students give to have more successful fundraising results, based on their past experiences.
The practicality of theology

The practicality of theology

Previous professor Ryan Welsh shares his perspective on theology and why it's important.
Corban Survivor

Corban Survivor

Last semester students Jonathan Partridge and Tony Roberts started a new way for students to get involved on campus. This semester their campus-wide game of Survivor will be an official intramural. Read here to find out more about the game.
Perspective of the enemy

Perspective of the enemy

Stefan Hinkley models after the writing style of that in CS Lewis' "The Screwtape Letters," in which letters are written from the perspective of Satan. Read here to see Hinkley's own Screwtape letter.
Police activity on Aumsville

Police activity on Aumsville

On Feb. 19 Corban students were told to avoid Aumsville Highway due to police activity. Read here to find out what happened.
Limelight: In review

Limelight: In review

Corban University held it's annual Limelight performance on Sunday, Feb 10. Read here to find out more about the winner and responses from the audience.
Student testimony: finding worth and finding love

Student testimony: finding worth and finding love

"This is my story. It involves a girl and 3 boys. It’s a story that involves innocence, rebellion, danger, charm, betrayal, maturation, infatuation, lust, pain, heartbreak, friendship, pursuit, love, perseverance, acceptance and beauty."
Love is in the air.

Love is in the air.

How do you say I love you? Some opt for extravagance with airplanes, carriages, and now even space travel. Read here to see how Corban students have said I love you to their sweeties.
Student testimony: A true love story

Student testimony: A true love story

In this weeks student testimony Katrina Aman shares how the world's view of love is skewed and how God's love is the only love sufficient enough to complete us.
Forgiving when it hurts

Forgiving when it hurts

Abby Gallaway shares her testimony about her struggle with forgiving someone who damaged her heart, and how God brought her through.
Wearing the yellow jersey

Wearing the yellow jersey

Why should Christians be cautious of fame? Professor Jim Hills shares his thoughts on the matter.
Highlights from Mr. VG

Highlights from Mr. VG

PVG holds their annual Mr. VG competition. Check out this video to see some highlights.
The people we love to hate.

The people we love to hate.

Student Kaileen Korsten shares a new perspective on some widely disliked villains throughout literature's history.
The miracle cure: sleep

The miracle cure: sleep

Lack of sleep has a bigger impact on your body than you may know. Read here to find out some of the consequences of sleep-deprivation.
What's all the rucus about spiritual gifts?

What’s all the rucus about spiritual gifts?

The use of speaking in tongues and prophesy as spiritual gifts has created a lot of controversy in the modern church. Read here to see how some students feel about it.
Panic hits campus over suspicious package

Panic hits campus over suspicious package

At roughly 4:30 p.m. Corban University sent out an emergency alert reporting a suspicious package near the entrance of the school. Students and faculty were instructed to remain 1000 ft. away. Read here to find out more.
Desperately in need of control

Desperately in need of control

Guns have been a hot topic lately. Read here to see one student's comical approach to the discussion.
Library adds new TVs for student use

Library adds new TVs for student use

Have you seen the new TVs in the Library? To better engage students new technology already being used in the business world Corban has added these tablet-like TVs for students to work on group projects and presentations. Read here to find out more.
Student Testimony: "I have a father in Heaven"

Student Testimony: “I have a father in Heaven”

In this week's student testimony, a Corban sophomore shares about her battle with self-image and finding her value in God and not her dad.
January 2013

January 2013

The print edition of the January 2013 issue featuring: gun control, piracy, and student life changes.
Student composer rises to the top

Student composer rises to the top

Student David Hamilton has created the soundtrack for a film that will end up being a semifinalist in the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival– the Oscars of Christian films. Read here for more information on Hamilton and to see the trailer to the movie.
Living in a bigger kingdom

Living in a bigger kingdom

Professor Colette Tennant shares her hope that students will learn to live in a "bigger kingdom" by taking full advantage of God's abundance
MLK Day 2013

MLK Day 2013

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day Corban students went out into the Salem-Keizer area to do service projects. Check out these photos to see what some of them did.
Klados Ministry presents: "Freedom from the Night"

Klados Ministry presents: “Freedom from the Night”

On Jan. 19 Corban hosted a sex trafficking awareness event including the presentation of Klados Ministry's drama: "Freedom from the Night." The presentation included Corban Students Seth West, Kaileen Korsten, and Jessica Bruggeman. Check out the video of their performance here, as well as the following speak by student Kirstie Walrath.
This is for you, fellow procrastinator

This is for you, fellow procrastinator

Attention all procrastinators or college students, or both, because they're one and the same right? Katrina Aman talks about procrastination as an art form and all the complexities that come along with it.
Sex trafficking awareness event to be held in Psalm Center

Sex trafficking awareness event to be held in Psalm Center

Corban students Kristie Walrath, Hayley Dawson, and Hillary Roeder are responsible for the human trafficking awareness event taking place in the Psalm Center tomorrow night. Read more to see what the event will consist of and what Roeder has to say about the injustice of human trafficking.
Student Poetry: Acceptance of sin

Student Poetry: Acceptance of sin

Student Kathryn Cleven shares a poem that took first place at one of the poetry slams last year.
Did those holiday meals weigh you down?

Did those holiday meals weigh you down?

As a college student you may feel there is not enough time to stay fit or enough options in Aramark to eat healthy. Read here to see what Shannon Simmons, a human performance professor, and your fellow corbanites suggest.
Student Testimony: "God saved me from anorexia"

Student Testimony: “God saved me from anorexia”

In this week's student testimony, senior Esther Gallaway shares about her four and a half year long battle with anorexia and how God pulled her out of it and closer to Him.
How to write a classic

How to write a classic

Thinking of writing a 20th century novel anytime soon? In this article student Lacie Fincher shares how you can write the perfect protagonist.
Campus Care: Accomplishing tasks you wouldn't expect

Campus Care: Accomplishing tasks you wouldn’t expect

All students know that Campus Care is here to help, but you may not know some of the tasks they can help you with. Read more to find out all that Campus Care can get done.
Lead the future: Be a Corban Mentor

Lead the future: Be a Corban Mentor

Looking to fill up another REACH credit? Read here to find out how students are enjoying being a Corban Mentor and how you can get involved.
The Walking Dead: Corban Edition [Part Two - Tomorrow Never Dies]

The Walking Dead: Corban Edition [Part Two - Tomorrow Never Dies]

The "epic" conclusion to Corban's first-ever Humans versus Zombies game.
Different mindset; Bigger God

Different mindset; Bigger God

Katrina Aman reflects on how Corban has changed her over the course of the semester.
Jesus take the wheel...

Jesus take the wheel…

After a tough and draining two weeks of studying and finals, the long drive home many students are facing looks a little scary. But have no fear, just follow these 10 tips to keep you from falling asleep at the wheel!
A Reflection on Love from Indonesia

A Reflection on Love from Indonesia

Corban alumnus Sarah Seibert reflects on the meaning of love while doing her best to show God's love to the children in Indonesia.
The Walking Dead: Corban Edition [Part One - The Beginning of the End]

The Walking Dead: Corban Edition [Part One - The Beginning of the End]

It has happened. The zombie apocalypse has arrived. No one can be trusted, not even your roommate. Especially not your roommate. Desperate times calls for eating your friends...or so they say....
Students reminisce as semester draws to a close

Students reminisce as semester draws to a close

In the midst of all the excitement due to the coming break [and the current zombie apocalypse], three students took a moment to reflect on some highlights of this semester.
Corban becomes headquarters for Billy Graham crusade

Corban becomes headquarters for Billy Graham crusade

Corban is the Northwest headquarters for Billy Graham's 2013 "My Hope" campaign, which has seen significant success around the world in evangelism.
Just stop it (A tale of two frycooks: part 2).

Just stop it (A tale of two frycooks: part 2).

In her bi-weekly column, Kelsey Leavitt shares the life lessons she learned while working in the drive-thru. This week, Leavitt shares how she's realized sometimes our friends "good intentions" can lead to bad ideas.
Light and Dark

Light and Dark

One of the greatest lies a Christian girl can tell herself is: “I can change him. I can bring him to the Lord.” That was a lie I fooled myself into believing.
Exhibition games sharpen Warriors for CCC

Exhibition games sharpen Warriors for CCC

Portland State, Gonzaga and Oregon. Idaho, OSU and Portland State. Even Stanford. In the last five years, Corban has played all of these teams. Why do these women put themselves up against these teams?
November 2012

November 2012

The print edition of the November 2012 issue featuring: Billy Graham, coffee, kissing and more.
Corban students take prayer seriously

Corban students take prayer seriously

Prayer is not exclusive or reserved for special occasions. It is something that has been embraced by groups from every part of campus. Read about them here.
13 mostly unknown (and awesome) ways to waste your time

13 mostly unknown (and awesome) ways to waste your time

Bored of Facebook? Not in the mood for Youtube cat videos? Still refusing to join the Twitterverse? Fear not, I got your back. Visit these 13 websites that are sure to, at the very least, amuse you.
Corban reacts to the results of Election 2012

Corban reacts to the results of Election 2012

Corban students had much to say about the results of the election, and express their opinions on what the attitude of Christians toward politics should be.
Overworked

Overworked

In her bi-weekly column Kelsey Leavitt shares the different things she learned through her time working in a drive-thru. This week she discusses the importance of take a break, and resting.
Thankful in different ways

Thankful in different ways

While we all celebrate the seasons separately, have you ever stopped to wonder if we celebrate them differently as well? Check out this story to see how Corban students spend Thanksgiving with their families.
"Don Giovanni" is striking, but lacks redemptive theme

“Don Giovanni” is striking, but lacks redemptive theme

A handful of Corban students opted for a different Halloween adventure by going to see Portland Opera’s production of “Don Giovanni” on Oct. 31. Kate Tracy offers insight on the powerful and erotic opera.
Corban veterans speak up

Corban veterans speak up

Corban observes Veterans Day with men in uniform and a movie night.
"The power of a simple gift"

“The power of a simple gift”

Share the love of Christ and the joy of Christmas to a child in need by participating in Operation Christmas Child! Read all the details here.
10 Reasons Why I Love Studying Abroad

10 Reasons Why I Love Studying Abroad

Student Andee King is currently studying abroad with AMBEX in Germany and, so far, it has been an incredible and life-changing experience for her. Read her 10 favorite things about studying overseas.
Behind-the-Scenes with the cast of 'Macbeth'

Behind-the-Scenes with the cast of ‘Macbeth’

Corban's production of Shakespeare's 'Macbeth' will make its grand debut tomorrow, Nov. 8, with a matinee at 10:30 a.m. and an 8:00 p.m. showing the following night. Check out this video with behind-the-scenes footage, including interviews with the cast members and lots of sword-fighting!
The great bard casts his vote for Decision 2012

The great bard casts his vote for Decision 2012

If Shakespeare was alive today, who would he vote for in the presidential election - Obama or Romney? Read what Corban has to say.
Students embrace race to 2025

Students embrace race to 2025

On Oct. 13 and 14, four Corban students took on mother nature to help raise awareness for Wycliff Bible Translation. It was a rough rides and fun times, the students even got an unexpected suprise at the end of it all.
Bite your tongue.

Bite your tongue.

In her bi-weekly column Kelsey Leavitt shares how God used her time working in the drive-thru to reveal Himself to her. This week Leavitt shares about the power of words, and the why biting our tongues is an important skill to learn. .
Clearing the Smoke on Pot Legalization

Clearing the Smoke on Pot Legalization

Next week, ballot voting will determine more than who becomes President, it will also determine whether recreational marijuana becomes legalized or not in Oregon. How would the outcome affect the state? Read what the state representative, the local sheriff and Corban had to say about this controversial issue.
Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

Little did these students know, that their seemingly 'normal' days would soon go from ordinary, to strange and frightening thanks to a little help from their friends - a couple spiders, a snake, and an owl!
Students at play

Students at play

Photos of Corban students hanging out with their friends and family over Christmas break.