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“This year is going to be amazing.” This is the optimistic perspective of Kristen Caster, a sophomore level English major and Heritage Hall R.A. After spending her freshman year learning and growing in experience, she now is ready to take on this semester with full energy. Despite the full, eighteen

Dr. Minto Shares her Tips and Tricks For a Good Semester! In an exclusive interview, Vice Provost Dr. Jean Minto gave the following excellent advice for incoming and returning students. With 24 years of teaching at Cairn University, Dr. Minto has observed some useful ways to get the semester going

Written in an unspoken imaginary book are guidelines that set freshmen apart from upperclassmen at Cairn. Every year without fail, there are certain characteristics about “baby cairns” (that’s my favorite terminology for freshmen here) that everyone just tends to follow. If you want to make it obvious that you are

As Cairn University transforms from empty dorms and quiet walkways into a bustling environment of activity, new and returning students find themselves thinking over the possibilities of a brand new semester. When planners spill over with homework assignments and campus activities flourish, many students wonder how they can get their

Dear Freshmen who attend a Christian college, I am writing this in order to help you prevent the mistakes that I made my first semester of freshman year. My thoughts will be even more applicable if you come from a public school background. Regardless, it is good to be aware of

I was fortunate enough to be a part of Cairn’s ‘13-’14 Israel and Archaeology FYP cohort.  We went to Israel as part of our studies, a sort of reward for and culmination of what we’d been learning all year. Now, with experiences as intense as the FYPs, honest reviews are

has been teaching me that I lack severely and need Him desperately. It sounds very difficult to come to a conclusion like this; that I am not enough, and that I need God for every aspect of my life, but I am learning that this is one of the most

I am so blessed. I thank God everyday for the blessings He has given me and one of those is being part of the Cairn University family. I was given the opportunity to come and work at Cairn in September 2001 (right before 9/11) and have loved every minute of

hrystal Keating grew up in the Bucks County area and attended Messiah College for a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. She also had the opportunity to study abroad at Oxford University growing her love of travel and other cultures. While at Messiah, Chrystal was very involved in residence life