A Grief Observed, Part 2

Sharon Current Events, Theology 4 Comments

So you don’t have to look at many of my posts to figure out that I’m long-winded. I was an English minor–I like to write. With that in mind, I decided to turn my thoughts on the VT shooting into two posts instead of making it one drearily long post (this one being significantly shorter than the last, so breathe …

A Grief Observed, Part 1

Sharon Current Events, Theology 4 Comments

In the past couple days we have all been reeling in the wake of the Virgina Tech shootings. To be honest, I still can’t believe it. How could this happen? How could that young man so callously target student after student after student, and shoot them in cold blood? It’s truly horrifying. In memory of those who were killed, Duke …

Thoughts on a Scandal

Sharon Current Events, Theology 0 Comments

This week the press has been buzzing with the news that the charges against the Duke lacrosse players have been dropped. “Vindication!” has been the cry of the players, their family, their friends, and many members of the Durham community at large. Finally, this long nightmare has come to a close. Finally, they are given the title they so rightly …