Blog Posts by Jacob Norling

Jacob Norling
  • The Beginning After the End

    T.S. Eliot once wrote, “We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” My cohort and I discovered this quote during our final weeks abroad this past Fall. We were warned that, coming back to Westmont College, we’d notice things we had never noticed before and see things in a far clearer light. To be honest with you, I was not optimistic about the clarity I would have, as I figured I would experience a distaste for our culture upon my return.

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  • Try this, You’re Home: Why You Should Get Involved in Spring Sing

    So, Spring Sing is just around the corner. You’re probably either through-the-roof excited or want absolutely nothing to do with it. If the former applies to you, fantastic, we’ll see you center stage come Saturday, March 30th. If you’re the latter, however, hear me out. I’m sure you have valid reasons for wanting to stay away. Maybe you’re too busy, or maybe you just don’t have the slightest desire to collaborate with the people in your dorm. I get that, trust me.

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