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MLK x 56 years

On May 29, 1964, Martin Luther King Jr. spent 11 hours in San Diego and journeyed to PLNU to give his speech titled “Remaining Awake through a Great Revolution.”

The Re-Emergence of Poetry

In the last few years, poetry has enjoyed an astonishing re-emergence. Read about the ways people have connected with this creative medium and expanded how we define poetry.

Sacred Work: Nurses Remain Faithful to Their Calling During the Pandemic

On the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses are being recognized for their bravery and commitment.

Advice from a Student-Poet

Here are some recommendations, resources, and encouragement for those wondering how to dive deeper into poetry as a reader or someone who wants to try their hand at writing it.

Students Take on Food Crisis Through Social Entrepreneurship

Nearly 450,000 San Diego residents deal with food insecurity on a daily basis.
Kim and Miles sit and engage in a conversation on racial injustice.video

Rock Your City with Miles McPherson and PLNU’s Kim Berry Jones

PLNU's Kim Berry Jones had the opportunity to sit down with the Rock Church's Miles McPherson to talk about her ongoing journey to unpack internalized racism.

Can You Hear it? That’s the Sound of Hope

If you feel like you’ve lost hope, know you are not alone. But also please remember that there is still hope today. It’s crying out from the streets. It’s calling out to us all from the inside.

Q&A with School Superintendent Michelle Murphy

Michelle Murphy (B.A. 89, M.A. 90) received the Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) award at PLNU’s 2019 Homecoming.
The initial art for their comic

PLNU Siblings Co-Create Graphic Novel out of Honors Project

Toby and Ricky Franklin (20) brought their love for fantasy to the world of academia, the end result being an original graphic novel entitled Mask of the Sentinels.
Montague Williams

A Word for the Exhausted

How the church has a unique opportunity and responsibility to be prophetic beacons of truth, lament, and repentance within a nation reeling from and protesting yet another set unjust deaths of black men and women.
Lori Carter with her students

PLNU’s Lori Carter Develops New Curriculum to Address the Ethics of...

As our society continues to rely more and more on data, it's becoming increasingly important for people in technical disciplines to be conscious of the ethical implications.
Zack Noll throwing the baseball.

PLNU’s Zack Noll: Pandemic like a 2-0 curveball, ‘I wasn’t expecting...

After an abrupt end to his last season of collegiate baseball, PLNU athlete Zack Noll explains how he is coping with the transition.