Riverdale and its Rebirth

Lately I've been enamored with the CW show Riverdale, which chronicles the stories of the classic characters from Archie Comics. I grew up reading Archie Comics (mainly due to my sister's influence), and all of the characters still give me this feeling of nostalgic comfort. Jughead was probably my favorite character within the comics because …

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Gender and the Church: An Update

So last year I wrote a post discussing on my urgency to write my senior research project on gender and Christianity, specifically relating to transgender individuals and the Church, as well as passages in the Old Testament and New Testament that are used to against transgender people. And I was extremely excited about it. I …

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Discourse at a Small Christian University

This post is not necessarily an well-structured essay, but rather some observations and negative feelings I've acquired while attending a small Christian university for my undergrad. These thoughts mainly center around the discourse I've experienced while in classes, or interactions I've had with fellow students. So, this post seems kind of ridiculous in of itself. …

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Christianity, Contemplation, and the Search for the Other

I have been on a perplexing journey throughout my undergrad career. Being a recent convert to Christianity, I jumped from major to major, settling on biblical studies near the end of my junior year. Biblical studies is fascinating to me, for it peels back the layers of the text and gives you the tools to …

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“Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared” and the Seven Deadly Sins

So over this past year I have become an avid fan of the YouTube series "Don't Hug Me I'm Scared" (DHMIS). Whether you want to define it as Sesame Street for adults or creepy puppets in everyday situations, DHMIS belongs in the same realm as Happy Tree Friends, Charlie the Unicorn, Salad Fingers, and Llamas …

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