How I Learned to Stand Strong in The Face of Rejection
Andrea Lucado
By Andrea Lucado

When I was a senior in high school and applying for colleges, I applied at Texas A&M University. I didn’t really want to go there, but I knew it was a good school and I should apply because, well, everyone in Texas applies at either A&M or the University of Texas. While I was waiting […]

How to Keep Your Big Feelings From Derailing You
Melissa Camara Wilkins
By Melissa Camara Wilkins

In a lot of ways, my life pretty much works. I have strong, healthy kids who are fun to be around. My marriage is great. I have interesting projects to work on. I can feel the sun on my face almost every day. I can breathe fresh air and drink fresh water. There’s nature right […]

Here’s What Is Sometimes Better Than A Leap of Faith
J.J. Peterson
By J.J. Peterson

A little over two years ago I stood in front of chapel at the beginning of a new semester to address a weary group of students, staff and faculty. A few weeks before the end of the previous semester, our beloved president and friend resigned from his position.  As Dean of Students, I now stood […]