Words of Warriors

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

Recent Posts

Defending the Bubble

All my life I have been surrounded by a Christian community, and I can clearly see how it is preparing me for life in the secular world....I feel the protective Christian bubble I have been living in, but I don’t want to pop it.

Top 12 Dorm Snacks

Because the DC has limited hours (and because the college student is eternally hungry), dorm snacks are a must. Here are a list of my top 12 favorite dorm snacks, covering a wide range of tastes and locations!

10 Things I Wish I Knew During Orientation

Let me tell you this up front: You are not the exception to the rule. Everyone—yes, everyone—feels scared and overwhelmed at some point. Everyone has thought, “I’m not good/smart/cool enough to be here.” Everyone has felt like they don’t belong.

10 Westmont Secrets No One Will Tell You

Looking to get moving but lacking the motivation to drive far? Well, you’re in luck— Westmont has hiking trails all throughout campus! If you’re looking for a great short walk to watch the sunset, get on the trail between Emerson and Page Halls and follow it up the hill to a little lookout area!

Four of My Most Embarrassing Moments at Westmont

Within my limited 18 years of life experience, I’ve noticed that the moments you remember most vividly are the ones that most embarrass you. I’ve chosen four of these moments that stick out from my freshman year to share, and I hope you can laugh with me—and maybe learn some handy tips about Westmont.

How to Get the Most Out of Chapel

Over the last year, chapel has been a very rewarding time for me. I have gained wisdom, peace, and joy from the worship and many of the speakers. In this blog, I will offer some suggestions on how to get the most out of chapel. Please note: I’m not going to tell you the obvious about cell phones, etc.