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Lydia Hill

Lydia Hill

A Jesus-loving, commuting senior who is most likely to be spotted with a Dunkin' cup. A passionate lover of thrift store book shopping, Papermate flair pens, hiking in chacos, and using the Oxford comma.

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Place Matters, Coz Crosscombe and Bill Krispin, 230 pp. CLC Publications, 2017.   Planting a church requires guidance and vision. Serving in a church requires guidance and vision. But what exactly does that vision entail? It certainly requires biblical teaching and godly wisdom, but what that looks like is different
The World is Not Ours to Save book cover

The World is Not Ours to Save. Tyler Wigg-Stevenson. 220 pp. InterVarsity Press, 2013.   Tyler Wigg-Stevenson describes his early adulthood in such a way that would describe many Cairn students now: young and eager, seeing evil in the world and making it his personal mission to solve it. Passionately

I really cannot think of a better event to capstone this school year. With the selling of the Penndel apartments coming in matter of months, this truly was the last event that the Penndel R.H.A. team has will ever put on. And while we could over-sentimentalize every “last” of Penndel,

A mere two weeks away from the close of my junior year, the amount of credits that I have left to complete is certainly dwindling. I realized while scheduling out my senior year that I have completed significantly more courses than I have left to take, which is a wonderfully

For those of you who may not know, Jess Schnittjer, Senior Editor of The Scroll for three and a half consecutive years, is passing the torch to a new editor come the end of this month. Her legacy as the pioneer of The Scroll online has impacted many aspects of

So it is Holy Week once again.   From the time I was little, I have known everything about the Easter story. I read the Bible, the children’s books, and watched all of the Veggietales episodes. I had seemingly exhausted the entire crucifixion and resurrection story.   So, NEXT! Time

Despite the pouring rain and dismally gray skies that graced the beginning of our evening, there was nothing that could stop the SPA from pulling off another fantastic gala. Our hair may not have kept the way that we wanted to, and we may have had to cover our beautiful

If you were in chapel last Wednesday (March 8th), you know how good it was. If you weren’t there, you definitely missed out. I am not alone in my opinion that this past chapel was one of the best hours I have ever spent on campus. While I could go on

All the countless hours of memorization and practicing came to their climax during Cairn Opera Theatre’s performance of Guys and Dolls this past weekend. Friday night was my first real experience with Cairn’s music department. Walking into chapel, I honestly did not know what to expect. While I had always

We all know that collegiate athletes are recruited for our athletics from across the country, but did you know that our school even has athletes recruited from different continents? After hearing that the softball team recruited a pitcher from Guam, I had to find what brought her all the way