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...
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....
Jason David Slitter sits on the grass

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...
Ryan Garcia running on the baseball field.

Ryan Garcia: Fueled by Faith

Ryan Garcia (17) grew up in a Catholic home, so he didn’t come to PLNU without any idea of God. It’s just that though his...

Full STEAM Ahead

As a young girl, Jasmine Sadler took a dance class for the first time and immediately fell in love with the finesse, expressiveness, and...

Austin Kino: Wayfinder

The welcome home celebration for the voyaging canoe Hokulea was three years in the making. It took 245 crew members working in rotating groups...

A Balanced Diet[itian]

As Cindy Swann, associate professor and director of PLNU’s Didactic Program in Dietetics, recaps her academic and professional journey, she recognizes the unorthodox nature...

Teaching Machines to Learn

Not only was she pushing herself outside of her comfort zone exploring this new field, Dotter was also getting to ask questions of purpose...

Finding the Right Chemistry

A teenage Dennis Burkett (95) stares longingly at the clock on the wall, already waiting for the bell’s sweet release from the dreaded high...

Learning Through Leadership: Zach Lickteig Jumps Into Great Escapes

It was evening when freshman Zach Lickteig finally made it back to his residence hall. After slowly walking to his room, he tossed his...

Faculty Spotlight: Ines Irawati

Ines Irawati, vocal coach and pianist, has a long list of impressive musical credentials. But it’s the less tangible elements of her career, the...

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...

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