Words of Warriors

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


Recent Posts

Finding Balance During the School Year

Planning, planning, planning. Procrastinating on the doing until I have an ideal vision of my day or week in my head--ultimately disappointed because life is never perfect....I have learned that God works through the unexpected.

Navigating Your Freshman Year

If you’re worried about jumping into the college atmosphere…you’re not alone. Here are a few things I learned from my freshman year that I would have loved to know before I got there.

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!