Campus Life Blog

It’s funny to think that at some point in my world, one of my primary worries about Graceland was finding stuff to do. Let’s be honest; we’ve all though...

How history bonds us

May 31, 2016

For a school built and established in 1895, history is a key factor to the Graceland identity. Inevitably, the tradition that the students have created for themselves lives on...

I can't believe it's already the end of this amazing journey! Three weeks is really too short. This trip has been tough, beautiful, invigorating and full of new surpri...

We've been at the Dunfield House in Kington, Herefordshire, for a week, and this is by far the best wifi signal I've gotten. We left London on Sunday and took ...

To all you wonderful moms of Graceland students, now and in the future: First and foremost, Happy Mother’s Day! It’s kind of unbelievable that we only dedicate o...

England, I Love You

May 6, 2016

All the days are beginning to blur together. There is so much to do in such a short amount of time. Between experiencing everything and writing about it, it's hard to reme...

First off, hot sauce is not a real thing here in Great Britain. When getting off of our flight, we worked our way through immigration — my first time —&nbsp...

There is no greater truth about Graceland University than its greatest cliché: what is special about Graceland is the people. As students, we hear time and time again h...

We woke up early and piled into the busses. I'm not sure if I'm more anxious or excited at this point. Being in the airport has been a surreal feeling, and I'm not...

Student leadership at Graceland University is a great way to get involved, be a part of a team, develop leadership skills and have your voice heard. But as everyone's favo...

An in-depth look at personal responsibilities would get you a really deep and personal understanding of what it means to be responsible in your own life. A cursory Google sear...

The Non-Atlhlete

February 4, 2016

A student athlete, by definition, is any student who has had eligibility, or who has previously been approved by a coach, for a sport for a given year. Excluding student coach...

The Freshman 15

January 29, 2016

When you left for college, did you have people say to you, “watch out for that freshman 15?” If so, you probably just thought it was a joke or a myth, right? Well,...

By definition, a “student-athlete” is a participant in an organized competitive sport sponsored by the educational institution in which he or she is enrolled. BUT&...

By Hannah Krueger If you are anything like I was, you have probably noticed that college is a completely different ball game, in every way, from high school. When I started a...

by Jayce Finnell “It’s so much fun it might kill you.” This is probably the scariest, yet most accurate way to describe Graceland University Homecoming. As ...

We Could All Use Some Help with the Crazy that is Homecoming at Graceland Well, it’s that time of year again. Fall is everywhere you look, and school spirt is in the ai...

College: where some of the best days of your life happen. Admit it, whether you’re a freshman, transfer or experienced upperclassman, at one point or another, you’ve...

I get it, you think Lamoni is boring in the summertime. Half the population is gone, most of your friends left you hanging in a town that has nothing to do when the sun goes dow...

Don't Freak Out

April 7, 2015

Anxiety. It’s something we all have to deal with, some more than others. It sucks. So what exactly is it and how can we deal with it? Well, my friend, let me tell yo...

Sending out an SOS

March 26, 2015

  Sending out an SOS  Not the message in a bottle kind for you fans of The Police. Anyway, on to the blog.   Life is a funny thing sometimes. College...

It's About Time

March 23, 2015

All of us students know how valuable time is while here at Graceland. If time was a tangible good, I think we’d all end up spending 85 percent of our money on it - and the...

Super Study Spots

March 5, 2015

  Super Study Spots If you need a place to go for a group project, a quieter place to focus and get some stuff done, or just a change of scenery, here are some great ...

Valentine's Day- Date Night

January 23, 2015

 Now that Valentine’s Day is coming up, some of us have to think of ways to spend the day/evening with our romantic partner. We don’t want to keep doing the sam...

  What does “screw your roommate" mean? If you’re a current Graceland student or Graceland alumni, you probably already know what "screw your room...