“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

Romans 8:28
Visiting artist Dan Chen

Visiting artist Dan Chen

8 students had the opportunity to accompany Christian artist Dan Chen to his studio in Eugene, OR, to learn some skills and spend the day shadowing him.
Music Review: "I Really Like You" by Carly Rae Jepsen

Music Review: “I Really Like You” by Carly Rae Jepsen

This is really, really, really a music review on Carly Rae's newest single, "I Really Like You." Rebekah Peters dives in head first to dissect the deep, meaningful lyrics and asks the question, "Can it ever compare to 'Call Me Maybe'?"
Crispy M&M's are back!

Crispy M&M’s are back!

Like so many others across the country, Rebekah Peter's week was made with the re-release of Crispy M&M's. Read this delightful essay, and then go find yourself a bag of that delicious, crunchy goodness!
Changes to the ASB leadership model for 2015

Changes to the ASB leadership model for 2015

The current ASB members realized that more could be done with their positions and that something needed to change. Through much research, evaluation and prayer, a new model for ASB leadership was presented to the student body on Jan. 14 in chapel.
Prayers for Esther Suelzle

Prayers for Esther Suelzle

Support and pray for Esther Suelzle, a freshman volleyball player recently diagnosed with bone cancer.
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Love at first toast

Love at first toast

Angie Knight discusses the lessons she's learned at the toaster in the dining hall.
Why fast food makes the world a better place

Why fast food makes the world a better place

The life of a fast food employee isn't easy, and Kelsey Leavitt knows this from first-hand experience. This witty and eye-opening essay tells of her experiences, the good, the bad, and the messy.
Not another "50 Shades" article

Not another “50 Shades” article

"50 Shades of Grey" was released on Valentine's Day weekend and the mountains of articles that quickly followed almost broke the Internet. Jordin Lineback addresses the negative attacking of this movie and how it's possible that that could be more harmful than the movie itself.
February 2015

February 2015

The print edition of the February 2015 issue featuring: the upcoming poverty simulation, next year's ASB, and the Fusion Art Show.
Persistence: Faith in the face of poverty

Persistence: Faith in the face of poverty

A student describes the inspiration she has found through people who have persisted through poverty and stayed true to their faith.
The matter with opinions

The matter with opinions

"Maybe the co-exist people are right. Maybe there is a simpler solution to the world’s problems. We need to remove opinions — the divisive ones, at least." In this satirical essay, Heather Karle addresses the concept of tolerance and how this can be dangerous.
Worrying about summer

Worrying about summer

At a time of busyness and uncertainty, a student reflects on a high school acquaintance's recent death.
Breakaway Reflection: Dealing with uncertainty

Breakaway Reflection: Dealing with uncertainty

Angie Knight discusses what she learned during her time at the Breakaway Retreat.
ASB Candidate Profiles

ASB Candidate Profiles

TOMORROW MORNING, the ASB candidates will speak in chapel, convincing us to vote for them in the upcoming election. Get an exclusive sneak peak here at who is running for which positions and learn some other interesting facts about the candidates.
What being an elf taught me about Jesus

What being an elf taught me about Jesus

During the Christmas season, Rebekah Peters fills in as one of Santa's elves at Alpenrose Dairy. While hanging out with kids and wearing curly-toed shoes was expected, what wasn't expected was the amount of spiritual growth she experienced while taking pictures in Santa's workshop.
We will rebuild. #OLotFire2k15

We will rebuild. #OLotFire2k15

Farrarian men were forced to evacuate the premises Monday night when a small electrical fire threatened their homeland. Nathan Messmer has provided an exclusive, first-hand account of this traumatizing event turned dorm-bonding.
Corban purchases 40 acres of possibilities

Corban purchases 40 acres of possibilities

Corban recently acquired 40 acres of land. Here's how the land was purchased, and the possibilities of use for the new additions to the Corban nation.