It was a surprising week at BYU-Idaho, modesty-wise: On-campus paper Scroll posted an editorial headlined "Why my knees shouldn’t be distracting," in which author Elise Forbes made an insightful argument for viewing modesty through a lens other than our responsibility for the actions of others. Forbes makes a great point that for all its teachings... Continue Reading →
Katie Heaney’s sophomore memoir is delightfully relatable and funny and hits at the heart of something we all experience from time to time, some of us more often than others: the feeling that you don’t belong.
I'll never forget the first time I wore a sleeveless dress to work. I pulled off my jacket like I was voluntarily giving up my shield in a medieval battle. I looked around the office out of the corners of my eyes to see if anyone noticed. I sat hunched over all day and went... Continue Reading →