Bitcoin

What is Bitcoin? A Simple Overview for Business-Minded Professionals

PLNU’s Fermanian Business and Economic Institute provides clarification about the strange world of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, as well as sheds light on some...
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Breaking Poverty’s Cycles

What can we do in response to a global and local crisis? In September 2015, a photograph of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi's limp body on a...
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How Do We Live Like Every Day Is Earth Day?

How can we talk about sustainability in a way that motivates us to keep striving for better, while encouraging others to join us on...
Inside Moniker Generalvideo

Closer View: Intentional Spaces

PLNU alum Nate Cadieux (08) and Ryan Sisson share how their San Diego-based company Moniker offers spaces to foster creativity, relationships, and collaboration.
Disney's Mickey and Mini Mouse participate in the Thanksgiving Day Parade

What Disney Gets Wrong About Its Princesses and Heroines

How far has Disney come from its early days of promoting traditional and limiting gender roles? This is an especially potent question today at...
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Inside The Possibility Project: Q&A with Sophie and Jared Callahan

Before beginning their work with The Possibility Project, Jared (05) and Sophie (10) Callahan graduated from PLNU, where Jared majored in media communication and...
Ben Cater

Ben Cater, Ph.D., on the Recent Discovery of an Ancient Mayan...

Using laser technology (Light Detection and Ranging), researchers discovered a massive, intricate, and hidden Mayan Civilization in the jungles of northern Guatemala. Ben Cater...
Converted barracks now host the boutique retail side of Moniker General.

Designing for Spaces and Community: If You Build It

When I walked into Moniker General for the first time, I didn't know that the space was built with a specific mission in mind....
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After Mass Tragedy: Moving Beyond Our Initial Response

In December 2017, the fires in Ventura, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and San Diego, California, were still burning when the vast majority of news...
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A Story from Suffering to Hope: These Walls

Jason David Sluyter (11) can vividly recall the most difficult moment of his battle with cancer. After having 60 percent of his tongue and...
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A Frightening New World?

Contemplating The Role of Tomorrow's Technology A capacious laboratory swarms with workers in white overalls, their hands gloved with “pale, corpse-colored rubber.” There are several...
Jordan Frye and Urban Rescue

Jordan Frye and Urban Rescue Return to PLNU: Feeling at Home

When Jordan Frye (08), lead singer of the band Urban Rescue, had a panic attack while surfing in the ocean — a sacred experience...