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The Unexpected Faces of Homelessness: Families with Children

Eight-year-old Jason is a friendly, outgoing boy with wavy blonde hair and a quick smile. His favorite subject is math, and he loves reading...

Talking Point: Q&A with Jamie Gates, Ph.D.

A groundbreaking, three-year study examining the relationship between gangs, the community and sex trafficking in San Diego County was recently published by Dr. Jamie...

Healing Police and Community Relationships

Game Changer and PLNU's Criminal Justice program bring together law enforcement and members of the general public to discuss problems and work towards more peaceful outcomes between the two groups.

Origins of Overload

Are we really as busy as we claim to be? And if so, why? Christine Spicer outlines a few sources of our stress.

Where the World Meets the Street

It’s in the mundane moments that the big picture becomes visible.

Have More = Give Less

Part of America’s history has been a tale of increasing prosperity for both the nation as a whole and for the average American. Among...

Faith and Hip-Hop: Lindsey Lupo’s Journey to Social Justice through Music

For Lindsey Lupo, growing up in the golden age of hip-hop meant a view into the power behind lyrics, stories, and speaking up about injustice – a perspective she now brings to her students at PLNU.
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Why Is Gen Z Disconnecting from the Church?

The decline in church attendance in the U.S. over the last few decades has been widely discussed and written about. Young adults who have...

Understanding the Loneliness Epidemic

Today, we have greater access to other people than perhaps any time in history. Yet the access and constant connection has not diminished loneliness. In fact, today many people are deeply lonely.

Jeremy Brooks: On a Mission to End Intolerance

Jeremy Brooks is an artist and an intellectual. He describes himself as an “old soul” and says that he is something of a film...
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Editor’s Note on COVID-19

In these unprecedented times, our commitment to you as our students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, supporters, and friends is unwavering.

From Late-Night Debates to Late-Night Newborns and Dissertations: The Priest, the...

"Impassioned political visionary Thomas Jefferson was not without ironclad convictions. Nevertheless, he wrote, “I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion,...