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On July 31, 2015 I officially ended my nine-year tenure as a professor at Cairn University. It was a bittersweet day. Bitter because Cairn University has been an integral part of my life since I was a young child. Sweet because I was leaving for all of the right reasons.

Just keep swimming, just keep swimming. Well right now many of us kind of feel We’ve been in school for only a week now and already many of us feel in over our heads. I’ve been wrestling over if I want to stay an English major or change to education.

Ah, the end of Winter Break is quickly approaching. As the Spring semester closely approaches, there are some things I would like to enlighten you about to stay motivated (or at least I hope). Once the semester begins, our motivation level is usually at the top, but as the quarter

As we reach the end of December, Resident Life is just as excited as our students to end this semester on a good note. From football parties and spa nights to the collaborating with Student Programs to create the Highlander Games, Resident Life has been working extremely hard to enhance

Last Friday, students, professors and members from the surrounding community swarmed the walkway to enjoy Cairn’s popular annual event, Starry Nite. Helping the Cairn community get into the Christmas spirit, there were Christmas-themed photo booths, a large Christmas tree, Christmas lights galore, and even Christmas ornament decorating! With the students enlivened

“I want to send a shout-out to my social work professor Cheryl Nitz! She’s the best!” – Hushai Severe   “Matt McAlack is one of the most amazing men I have ever met. He loves the Bible and teaches it with conviction, grace, and intensity. I also met with him

Apathy. It’s the worst possible thing that can attack the Christian heart, and with just eighteen days left in the semester, it is a disease that has infected the Cairn community. It spreads from person to person, pervading deep into the heart and mind. We suddenly find ourselves not caring

    At Homecoming last month I’d had a chat with one of The Scroll’s reporters, Rachel Krodel, and later received an invitation from editor Jess Schnittjer to consider contributing something to The Scroll – over four decades after my last Scroll assignment.  Frankly, I’m unsure that many would be interested, but

I am not Dr. Schnittjer’s daughter. Well, I mean, technically I am. He is my father. But I try to avoid being labeled as such because it puts me right inside of a pre-labeled box with little chance of escape. Let me explain. I promise you, not a day passes

Each semester, securely in its place on the chapel schedule is the ever-constant Men and Women’s Chapel. While this gender-segregated chapel has caused quite a bit of controversy over the years, students embrace the chance to tell The Scroll their feelings about this gender-specific chapel. Overall, the male students interviewed greatly