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Why My Watch Stopped

Why My Watch Stopped

On September 6, 2015, at 1:02:13 PM, my watch stopped. I was unloading groceries from the bags I had just bought at Westside and looked down to see that my little, leather Timex watch had…

Seasons

Seasons

One of my favorite parts of living in New York, and having lived in this general region of the country for most of my life, is witnessing the changing of the seasons. My senses are…

Goodbye Childhood

Goodbye Childhood

My mom wrote a letter to me two days after I left home for the first time to go to college. In it, she tells me she hasn’t been able to stop crying. She asks…

EVENT REVIEW: Veritas Forum: Selfish Genes, Generous Soul?

EVENT REVIEW: Veritas Forum: Selfish Genes, Generous Soul?

This past Monday, Assistant Professor of Genetics at UNC at Chapel Hill Praveen Sethupathy and Columbia’s Associate Director of Frontiers of Science Ivana Hughes participated in a panel entitled “Selfish Genes, Generous Soul? An Atheist…

Live Today

Live Today

“Man’s Anxiety Not About to Let Depression Muscle In On Turf,” reads a headline from the satirical news website The Onion. The author writes about a man’s personified anxiety, who is determined to remain in…

Mystic Challenges to My Christian Worldview

Mystic Challenges to My Christian Worldview

This past summer I traveled to Colombia, where I had an encounter with mysticism. Through an encounter with a cousin whom I met for the first time, I became familiar with his mystic belief, which…

Searching for Home

Searching for Home

If life were a question, mine would definitely be this – what, or where, is home? Since we are narrowing things down, let’s try to fit this into a multiple-choice question. The easiest option would…

Seeing God through Nature

Seeing God through Nature

Over this past summer, I traveled to Iceland and experienced God through the beauty of His creation. Nature is a powerful and constant reminder of God’s presence. Now, during this stressful time of midterms, I…

A Plentiful Harvest: How my Cape Town Summer Mission changed my life and brought me closer to Christ

A Plentiful Harvest: How my Cape Town Summer Mission changed my life and brought me closer to Christ

This summer I participated in a Summer Mission with Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru) in Cape Town, South Africa. For six weeks of my life I lived with strangers who became family, worked to serve…