Mackenzie Fitzpatrick: Highlights & Lowlights

I think after posting my semester highlights, I realized how fake I can be on social media. While it’s true, this past semester was the best semester yet, it was also pretty dark too. While I have been open about some of my mental health struggles and my advocacy for ending the stigma around mental…

Emily Harrigan: I fell back in love with the game

My college career was never one that I expected for myself. I was on cloud nine leaving high school,  being named an All-American, breaking the goal scoring record at my school, and winning a state championship. I was more than ready to play at a top 25 soccer program. However, God had different plans for me. …

Campus Captain Emma Krause: Facing My Hidden Opponents

Basketball has given me the best and worst times of my life, but I wouldn’t change anything that has happened these past 14 years because I wouldn’t be the person I am today without the lessons my sport has taught me. I’ve hit buzzer-beaters, celebrated championships, met some of my best friends, but have also…

Jackie Skalski: Trust Your Own Process

“It could be worse,” is the response I constantly gave when asked about how I felt when I heard the news that I had torn my ACL. But in reality, it is okay to feel like it cannot be worse, but is not okay to feel like that for an extended period of time. I…

Byron Jamar Terry: Bounce Back

Everybody is fighting a battle. We live in an age where our social media personas can often blind those from seeing what really exists inside of us. Sometimes, you may never know what someone may be going through. Although I don’t usually talk too much about my personal life, I am happy to share this…

Kylie Pickrell: Finding My New Home

Growing up, I always considered myself as someone who was pretty mentally tough. I constantly pushed myself and my teammates to be better because that’s all I ever knew. I played club volleyball at TAV in Texas where I was pushed to be the best. So when it came time for me to experience my…

Gena Main: Transferring For My Healing

I grew up with a suffer in silence mentality; it was always just easier to work hard, keep my head down, and keep others happy. I loved soccer so much that anytime I went through something hard, I was able to fully immerse myself in the game. It wasn’t until my freshman year of college…

Important Advice for Suddenly Single Parents

By Leslie Campos of Well Parents Although the divorce rate has been falling slightly in recent years, Crisp and Company still note that 42% of marriages in England and Wales will be legally dissolved. Divorce has a domino effect. Not only does it mean that you and your spouse are separating, it also means that…