Wedding Edition


‘Wrapped with support’: How to identify, handle unhealthy relationships

While relationships are often a central part of college life, they are not always healthy. With the input of a psychology professor and the guidance of the Title IX Office, students can better identify and deal with potentially unhealthy relationships.

Arts & Life

Something borrowed, something bland: These 10 wedding trends are out

Don't get me wrong, weddings are arguably one of the most important events of the human experience, but is it essential to invite your mom's third cousin, whom you met at a funeral once when you were 12 years old?

Behind closed doors: Sociology professor debunks marriage, divorce myths

During the ring by spring rush, lecturer of sociology Dr. Jodien Johnson teaches the trends and statistics of marriage in her class titled Marriage and The Family.

Column: Look to the stars for stylish wedding inspo

Even if they are impractical and unachievable for many people — especially college students — who doesn’t love a celebrity wedding? Let's take a look at a few that stand out and offer fun and innovative inspiration for your wedding needs this year.

‘I wouldn’t have wanted it any other way’: Professor couple shares...

Dr. Renée Umstattd Meyer, associate dean for research, and Dr. Andy Meyer, associate professor in sport foundations, were not ring-by-springers, but they now find their offices across the hall.


Forever hold your peace: You don’t have to love nontraditional weddings

If the couple decides they want a morning wedding with no reception, that's their choice. If the couple decides on a colorful wedding with no theme, that's OK too. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion.

Ring by spring distorts reality, undervalues singleness

The point at which ring by spring becomes harmful is the point at which it teaches students that marriage is necessary for them to live a Christian life — and, further, that marriage is promised. College offers an opportunity for immense personal formation, and we shouldn’t overshadow that opportunity with unrealistic, and frankly unbiblical, pressures to settle down.