Deans’ List Skating Trip

One Thursday evening, the students on deans' list were treated to an evening at City Skate Center in Portage. We had a lot of fun. Deans' list recognizes students who have kept up their grades, maintained good attendance, and have excellent room check scores and dorm citizenship. Enjoy the pictures. [...]

Constructing Corsages and Boutonnieres for Banquet

Two Sundays ago, in anticipation of the SA banquet, men's dean Enrique Serna and Mrs. Johanna Serna coordinated a boutonniere- and corsage-making session for interested men in the dorm. Much effort and care went into turning artificial flowers, floral tape, wires, pins, cardboard, and a lot of hot glue into beautiful, hand-made expressions of [...]

Men’s Dorm Second Annual Cook-off!

Last Saturday night, the men's dorm had their second annual ramen cook-off in the home-ec room. Five teams chopped, boiled, shredded, fried, crushed, sprinkled, and poured ingredients such as eggs, pepper, carrots, cabbage, potato chips, BBQ sauce, mushrooms, onions, Takis Fuego chips, ginger, salt, and much in an effort to create the perfect ramen [...]

Friday Evening in the Men’s Dorm

Last Friday evening after Vespers, I spent some time relaxing and enjoying a typical Sabbath evening with the men in the men's dorm. One group of guys gathered around the fireplace to play and sing praise together. Song after song filled the lobby and drifted down the halls - "My hope is built on [...]

Dorm Gift Exchanges

'Tis the season for Christmas parties! In the dorms, students celebrated with gift exchanges. In the women's dorm, the gift exchange came as the culmination of a semester-long "secret sisters" program. At the beginning of the year, girls drew names and surreptitiously slipped notes of encouragement a small gifts to the person chosen. At [...]

Men’s Dorm Builds Trust

This past Sunday, men's dean Kevin Wilkinson led the students  in a series of activities designed to build trust and community. Students had to work together and rely on one another to accomplish many of the challenges. The final activity involved a $20 bill, a rat trap, and a promise. Wilkinson closed the evening [...]