College

The 5 Stages of Discerning Your Vocation (When You Have No Clue What a Vocation Is)

As a convert, the word “vocation” never meant much to me growing up. Thanks to the vocational school across the street from my high school, I thought it had something to do with welding or air conditioning maintenance, and nothing to do with priesthood, convents, or marriage. That’s why, when I was wrapping up my …

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10 Dead Giveaways You’re a Catholic College Student

Starting spring semester this week like me? This one is for you. Here’s ten dead giveaways you’re a Catholic college student. 1. You planned your spring schedule to easily accommodate March for Life: 2. The doodles next to your notebook look like this: 3. You procrastinate on masstimes: 4. The list of books you ordered for this …

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11 Things Philosophy Majors are Tired of Hearing

Philosophy is the handmaiden to theology.  Good philosophy is essential to good theology, and to the Good life.  Every man may be a philosopher by nature, but not everyone actually knows anything about philosophy beyond Monty Python (not a bad start, actually) and an introductory course they attended infrequently as a college freshman.  One of …

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25 Things Every Franciscan University Student Understands

Call it “the hill”, “the bubble”, “the light to the nations”, “the bootcamp”, or whatever you’d like; but here’s how you know if you truly call Franciscan University of Steubenville “home”. You’ve played “spot the homeschooler” You honed your craft of picking out the backpack runners and pride yourself on your accuracy. You’re either in …

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