Words of Warriors

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

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  • 10 Westmont Secrets No One Will Tell You

    1. 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!

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  • 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.

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  • 10 Things I Wish I Knew During Orientation

    1. You are not an anomaly.

    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.

    2. This is hard on your family, too.

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  • 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 witnessed high school peers choose public colleges so they could either be a light to non-Christians or broaden their perspective of the world. I feel the protective Christian bubble I have been living in, but I don’t want to pop it. Living within the bubble is admittedly easier than braving the world, yet the personal growth I am experiencing far outweighs any benefit I see of having experiences in a secular environment.

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  • 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. Prices may vary, but the deliciousness never will. :)

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