Jessica Bird

Wearing Masks in Order to Remove Them: Healing Through Show Business

In a theatre course on Laban movement techniques at PLNU, Jessica Bird (09) was asked to create a series of assignments based off of...
Maek Ceramicsvideo

Closer View: Caring More About Less

Alumni Ryan Shoemaker (17) and Michaela Maes (16, MBA 17) talk about the life, business, and spiritual lessons they are learning as owners of handmade...
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Is Higher Education as We Know It Finished?

In 2015, Kevin Carey, the director of the Education Policy Program at the New American Foundation, wrote the book The End of College: Creating...
PLNU Concert Choir Performancevideo

Experience: PLNU Concert Choir

PLNU’s spring Concert Choir performance led by professor and conductor Daniel Jackson, D.W.S. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIEbD74pTPo&feature=youtu.be PLNU’s Concert Choir performs Akekho Ofana No Jesu (There Is No One...

Writing that Imagines: 2019 Writer’s Symposium By The Sea

The Writer’s Symposium By The Sea brings in top novelists, essayists, poets, journalists, songwriters, screenwriters and others each year to interact with our students...

Making a Musical: A Glimpse Into the Life of Hamilton Resident...

{ SCENE 1 } Morning light breaks. Before getting ready for the day, Hannah Ryan (08) makes her way to her computer, where she edits...

Jurassic World 2 and the Age of De-Extinction

This article contains minor spoilers for Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, the second installment of the Jurassic Park reboot and fifth film...

Roots of Giving: A Time for Reflection

On a chilly Friday evening, students, alumni, and faculty members shuffled down Caf Lane during the Roots of Giving fair, passing tents selling handmade...

God’s Grace and the Gift of the Literary Arts

Dr. Karl Martin, chair of the Department of Literature, Journalism & Modern Languages, shares how his time as an undergraduate student at PLNU transformed his approach to reading.
Josh Miller Speakingvideo

Experience: The Love Of God // Josh Miller

Alumnus and worship leader Josh Miller (14) shares how his story has been shaped by the love of God. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n8g3vqZL58 Related Article: Understanding God’s love transformed Stephanie Ruiz's...

The Gift of Music: Fostering Hope Through Jazz

When he was 17, Dr. John Reynolds (03) waited eagerly backstage in a venue in Santa Rosa after a performance by the Jazz at...

Rhapsody from the Ashes: The Music-Making of J.R. Bishop

I don’t know why or how the notes came when they did, but it happened at 2 a.m. I had stared at the piano,...

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