Posts tagged: Student Organizations

Accepting That Your High School Friends May Not Last Forever

By Meredith Sweet on June 16, 2017

You switch the tassel on your cap from the right to the left. Diploma in hand, you join the rest of your high school classmates and file out of the commencement service. You are finally ready to start the next phase of your life.

But there are some things you never thought you'd leave behind: your friendships. You want to hold onto those memories of days in the lunchroom, or sitting in the back of…

How to Use Your Spare Time in College

By Bailey Linton on December 7, 2018

Your last class has ended for the day, and you give a long, drawn out sigh as you begin to relax into an evening filled with … what? You rack your brain for ideas. Surely, you didn't forget to make plans, right? Tonight would stink if I have to spend it watching Netflix alone again, you think to yourself. What are you going to do with your free time?

It can be a surprisingly tough question to answer…

CUSO: How Students Are Supporting Students On Campus

By Bailey Linton on March 27, 2019

The Cornerstone University Student Offices (CUSO) began as a dream.

There was a time on campus when the student body and organizations had very little chain of command. This meant that people were usually unable to take advantage of all of Cornerstone's resources, and the unification of the student body suffered because of it.

Luckily, in 2018, Cornerstone's student body recognized this issue and…

A Day in the Life of a Student

By Elizabeth Boock on October 25, 2019

One of my favorite things about Cornerstone University is that I get to be a part of so many things that I am passionate about. I am a junior studying strategic communication and minoring in Spanish and ministry. I have been involved in a lot of student organizations, academic opportunities, extracurricular events and was empowered to create my own organization. Every day tends to be pretty packed…

Student Spiritual Life: Met By Love

By Elizabeth Boock on December 20, 2019

One of the biggest gifts and privileges during my years at Cornerstone University has been leading Met By Love, a student-run weekly worship night. Met By Love meets every Monday night in one of our school's biggest classrooms. Every week the room is transformed into a space filled with over 100 young people from all over West Michigan, lifting their voices, prayers and hands in adoration of the King…

Handling Homesickness

By Elizabeth Boock on January 17, 2020

You've waited all four years of high school to go to college. You've spent the past several weeks shopping for dorm decor, snacks and all the things that you know you'll need. You've had all of your lasts with your high school friends. You're ready to go to college—ready for whatever comes next.

But then it's move-in day, and you're saying goodbye to your parents. You didn't think this would be too…