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BY ANDRA JACQUES Each summer for the past six years, a group of PLNU business students has traveled to the rural village of Akatsi, Ghana, West Africa for four weeks to take classes with PLNU economics professor Dr. Senyo Adjibolosoo. Dr. Adjibolosoo, who is from Ghana, founded the Human Factor Leadership Academy (HFLA), a Christian primary school...

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BY GORDON CARRIER with SHARON AYALA In 2008, PLNU partnered with CarrierJohnson + CULTURE, a San Diego-based architecture and interior design firm, to facilitate design of what would be PLNU’s new science facility. Gordon R. Carrier, FAIA, the firm’s design principal, quickly understood this building would be different. This commission...

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BY NICOLE FOUNTAS Each semester, PLNU’s discipleship ministries puts on Created Space, a large prayer and worship event that provides space for the student body to outwardly express creative means of spiritual growth and formation. More intimate manifestations of the event are monthly workshops that offer a small group of...

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BY DR. MIKE MOORING Since 2009, PLNU’s Department of Biology has led a biennial neotropical ecology field course in Costa Rica that has garnered rave reviews by students. In 2010, Dr. Mike Mooring, professor of biology, began leading his summer research students to Costa Rica to conduct field research on...

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by Yessenia Soto-Roselle Senior Yessenia Soto- Rosselle has served at PLNU’s annual Festival of Health for the past three years. This free, community event is sponsored by the School of Nursing and held in San Diego’s City Heights neighborhood at Mid City Church of the Nazarene, which is also home to...

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by Lucy Rojas “La Posada” is a tradition that has been celebrated in Mexico going back as far as 400 years, where people go from door to door asking for lodging and being denied, recreating the journey of Joseph and Mary. La Posada Sin Fronteras (sin fronteras means “without borders”)...

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by Jim Crakes with Liz Green The connection retired PLNU track and field coach Jim Crakes has with British Olympians spans nearly three decades and two continents. First, Crakes brought British athletes to PLNU. More recently, he took a group from PLNU to the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Point...

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