Why can’t I look up? Student reactions to solar eclipse August 21

"The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament declares his handiwork," sophomore Caleb Long

"Looks like God's fingernail," junior Austin Lewis

"Even the things we can't see proclaim that God exists," junior Nate Lawrence

"John Hagee would be proud," senior Jacob Bentley.

"What is going to be awesome is the eclipse that goes over Arkansas seven years from now," senior Blake Pittman

Students also broke out into a spontaneous chorus of "How Great Thou Art" by the Mabee Student Services Complex.

Photo by Zach Siebenmann

Jessica Sawyer

Jessica is the web editor for the Tower. She is from Clarksville, AR and is a junior at CBC. Jessica is double majoring in English and Multimedia Communications, with a minor in History, and hopes to become a fiction author and a wildlife photographer after she graduates. She is also a library assistant on campus, a college leader in Springhill Student Ministries at Springhill Baptist Church, and a volunteer writing tutor. Jessica’s favorite things to do include reading, writing, taking photos, hanging out with friends, and listening to music.

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