Tag Archives: Student Experience

Balancing College with Being a Caregiver

BY NAZARÉ SIMAS I was not quite two years old when my younger sister, Lizzy, was born. She was tiny and fragile and came into the world quite likely surrounded by angels. I was too young to realize that my path as a caregiver was about to be set into place but also at the perfect age where I wouldn’t know the difference. I became the big sister to a beautiful baby girl whose disabilities would help to formulate my life’s path. Prenatally, Lizzy was…

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Little Shop of Horrors

By Alyssa Salter Photos by Brittany Naylor As a junior theatre major, I was beyond excited when I found out that we were doing Little Shop of Horrors as the musical for our 2012-13 season.  In addition to getting to act in this great show, I also served as publicity manager. I knew it would be a lot of work. Building sets, finding props and costumes, and accommodating the space for a musical takes time, but I also knew that it would be fun work.…

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Passion for a Project: My Honors Program Experience

by Sally Rudi As a senior and a history major, I’ve done my fair share of research in the past three and a half years at PLNU. So, when the opportunity to work on an honors project presented itself, I thought to myself, “Why not? I research all the time anyway.” I had no idea that I was embarking on a journey completely different from any research paper for any class I have ever taken. I quickly learned that the honors project was meant to…

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