Quoting Pope Francis, Freshman Hayden Holmlund examines a Catholic view of Genesis.
Inspired by the NNU mission statement and her background in Political Science, Freshman Blogger Savannah Martin talks about the importance of voting in the coming elections.
Taking as her starting point a quotation by Elisabeth Elliot, Honors College blogger Esther Frederick outlines her thinking after a classroom discussion about the views on women expressed in Carl Sagan's and Isaac Asimov's novels.
Sophomore blogger Nicole Geiger responds to fellow Honors College student Esther Frederick's previous blog post on homosexuality.
". . . One professor spontaneously curled up in the fetal position in the center of this amoebic design . . . " and other oddities in Jessica Lund's first second-semester post.
The writers of the Western Canon are not always reasonable and clear, but it's the dialogue that results from tackling the literature that is the starting point for learning, asserts freshman blogger Jessica Lund.
Freshman Hayden Holmlund relects on Honors classes expectations as well as an in-class discussion of the campus shooting in Oregon that cited Jerry Falwell and Augustine's City of God.
Savannah Martin, freshman Honors College blogger, writes about her first semester in the College and the always-challenging experience of looking at the the world through the point-of-view of others.
Sophomore Honors College blogger Esther Frederick talks about her experience in HNRS 3560—Being Human—a class that she shares tested the basis behind her beliefs on "God and evil, disability in the church, blind spots, homosexuality, and the meaning of my existence as a human, to name a few subjects."
This past November, The Crusader's humorous advice column, “Dear Mama Mandy,” unintentionally provoked more than just the laughter at which it aimed when it responded to a woman’s letter about shaving. Sophomore Honors College blogger Nicole Geiger shares her thoughts on the situation.