Campus Blog - 2016

Porn's Effect on the Brain

Today's Resource Spotlight is for the updated Cru Press resource, FLESH: A Habit of Purity in a Pornographic World by Rick James. The following piece originally appeared in the 2015 edition of FLESH.

Rainy Day Jar DIY

It can be hard to remember the Lord’s truth when you are feeling down or upset or if you’ve had a bad day. This jar can help you plan ahead for situations such as those.

Transitioning to Your New Life

During this transition from high school to college, you are going to experience a variety of emotions; that’s okay. It can be scary, exciting, and freeing all at the same time. Luckily, transitions are not a new thing for God.

Top 10 Things to Pack for College

You’re about to be stranded on a populated campus. What do you bring? Here’s ten things you don’t want to leave home without when you pack up the family car and head to school this fall.

Top 10 Things to Look for in a Church

Finding a new church to go to every Sunday can be hard. There’s qualities to think about when you look for a church community in your college town. The following is a list of things to look for, along with questions to ask yourself when picking out a new church.

Things I Wish I Had Known as a Freshman

Though it seems like you’re lowest on the totem pole, you’ve actually got an advantage. Decisions you start this year will shape your future years in college still to come. With this in mind, here are some things that I wish I had known as a first-semester student.

Setting the Stage

It’s important to set the stage for how you and your roommate are going to live together. The best way to do this is to sit down with your roommate and ask questions about how they live and how they would like to live with you. Here are a few to help you get started.

Navigating the Party Scene

In college, the party scene can be a mess of bad decisions. Through peer-pressure, misdirection, or even a personal mistake, you might find yourself in a scenario typical of a party school. Here’s some options for what you can do:

How to Make New Friends

To some, making friends comes naturally. To others, meeting new people is a scary concept. But with some initiative, college is a great location to make lasting friendships as a young adult.

10 Things to Help Prepare for the Start of Classes

It’s not quite the same as the first day of elementary school, and there are skills you’ll have to learn in order to be ready for that first lecture. Here’s 10 things that will help you prepare for the start of classes.

College Spending Tips

Here are 10 spending and budgeting tips to help you make the most of your resources.

The Study Habits to Have This Semester

The start of a new semester is like a mini-New Years. It’s a great time to make some resolutions about your school life (that you’ll actually keep!). This can start with your study habits.

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