Words of Warriors

A Westmont Student Blog: About the students, by the students.

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  • So You Want to Be a Chem Major: Surviving the Sophomore Triad

    When I tell people I am a biochemistry major, I get two reactions:

    1. "Hey, me too. Welcome to the No Sleep Club”.

    2. Oh gosh, that sucks. I’ll wave to you as I pass by your lab on my way to the beach.”

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  • How to Deal with F.O.M.O. (Fear of Missing Out)

    Even if you don’t know the name, you know the feeling. Your roommate bustles around the room as (s)he gets ready for a night out. Your friends all start going to a new club that meets during one of your classes. You’re three-quarters of the way through college and you think you’re missing the “college experience” all your parents’ friends raved about. Everything is happening—but without you. You are experiencing F.O.M.O., or the “fear of missing out.” This type of anxiety occurs when the billion things you aren’t doing dominate your thoughts.

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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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  • When Being a Christian is "Normal"

    What does it look like to truly follow Jesus at a school where being Christian is "normal"?
     

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  • Study Spots for Every Student

     

    Westmont's campus is beautiful and full of great study places inside and outside. There is a perfect spot for you somewhere, no matter how you like to study!

    For those who love the coffee shop vibe:

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  • Things I Learned While Studying Abroad, pt. 3: The World

    I’m back!

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