A Beginning of the Semester Pep Talk

Sharon Discipleship, School 0 Comments

Forbes Magazine recently published an articled entitled “College Daze” in which the author examined the slipping standards of American universities. According to the author, colleges are no longer a place to prepare young people for adulthood, but to instead prolong their childhood. Rather than discipline students and train them for the real world, spineless professors are pampering their students through …

Ethics in the University…or the Lack Thereof

Sharon School 3 Comments

If you ever get a chance to visit Duke University, walk through the grass in front of the chapel until you find a plaque that sits about 75 yards away from the chapel steps. The plaque contains the school’s mission statement–what the founders of the school intended for the university and the students. It reads as follows: The aims of …

Violence in the University

Sharon Current Events, School 1 Comment

Yesterday afternoon the Durham-Chapel Hill region was shocked by the horrible news that UNC’s Student Body President, Eve Carson, had been brutally murdered. No details have been released concerning her death, but it appears to have been a random crime. All day I felt as if I’d been punched in the stomach–we are all reeling from the loss of such …