To Spend or Not to Spend

The current economic state of our nation and world has created a lot of confusion. On the one hand, we are told that rampant...

Why Are We So Lonely? “Connection” at the Cost of Community

Things worsened. Dave Cummings, Ph.D., PLNU professor of biology, struggled to hold any food down, his body shaking, weak, and aching, head pounding. He...
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Bringing Back Play: What the Loss of Play Means for Our...

In her online Washington Post article “The Decline of Play in Preschoolers — and the Rise in Sensory Issues,” pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom...

Charlottesville: How to Heal

The news coming out of Charlottesville, Va., was disturbing on many levels, but one piece of news made my body tense and my head...

Women’s Elusive Quest for Balance

Dr. Linda Beail, political science professor and director of PLNU’s Margaret Stevenson Center for Women’s Studies, addresses the highly-disputed question: Can women really have it all?
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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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Podcast: Why Are We So Lonely? “Connection” at the Cost of...

Do the “communities” we find ourselves a part of represent the type of relationships that are necessary for our biological, social, civic, and spiritual...
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Women & STEM

Although there are talented women in every field, the gender gap in many science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields is well documented. According to...

The Great Food Fight: Local vs. Global

Some people say an avocado from the farmer’s market is better for the palate, the conscience, and the planet

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...

Making Busy Matter

While the world beckons busy, the Bible suggests something different. This article looks at what we can learn from the life of Christ to refocus our time and our hearts.

Why San Diego’s Polystyrene Ban Matters

Dave Gladson currently teaches Business 475: Sustainability in Action class at PLNU. In this class, we look at the changes individuals, companies, and nations...

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