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What Do We Long For?

By Anastasia Howland There are very few things that we don’t eventually grow tired of. Those new Nike kicks, or that cute crop top you just bought? They’ll lose their allure soon, and just a little while after that they’ll be out of style. Or how about Thanksgiving...

Eight Things Every Montreat Student Knows to be True

By Emily Wells Every school has its little quirks and special tendencies that make it unique. Montreat College is no different. Montreat may have its certain oddities, but that is what makes us love it all the more, and it is these little unique things that bring us...

No, You Can’t Just Do It Later

By Anastasia Howland What’s one habit we all struggle with breaking? Biting our nails? Maybe. Eating too much Halloween candy? Perhaps. But I was thinking of a different habit. That’s right… procrastination! It’s a nasty thing that often piles up on top of itself to...

Look Up

By Emily Wells While scrolling through Twitter the other day I came across a tweet that said, “We say we want to see the world, yet we try to look at it through the screen of a cell phone.” Attached to the tweet were pictures of exotic fish and beaches that looked too...

Asheville in the Fall

By Hayley Taylor As the fun of summer comes to an end, we enter a new season of life. The summer heat begins to fade and the temperature begins to drop. The bright green tree leaves slowly turn yellow, brown, red, and orange as they float gently through the air. We...

Be Still

By Anastasia Howland Perhaps one of the most clichéd pieces of advice you’ll hear is “Be still.” In fact, we’ve heard it so many times that we hardly stand still long enough to hear the reasons why “being still” could be beneficial before hurrying off to the next...