Bonds Without Borders

“La Posada” is a tradition that has been celebrated in Mexico going back as far as 400 years, where people go from door to...

Talking Point: Q&A with Keith Pedersen, DMA

Handel’s Messiah is, as PLNU professor of music and choir conductor Dr. Keith Pedersen puts it, “without doubt, the most widely performed piece in...

Faculty Spotlight: Rick Kennedy, Ph.D.

At sea off Santa Cruz Island headed toward Santa Barbara, six students and a professor are reading aloud to one another from Two Years...

Young Leaders

Each year, San Diego Metro Magazine recognizes 40 of the most influential leaders in San Diego under age 40. Among the awardees are individuals...
Jill Hamilton-Bunch

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jill Hamilton-Bunch, Ph.D.

Dr. Jill Hamilton-Bunch graduated from PLNU in 1990 with the desire to be a teacher, and that’s exactly what she’s done for the past...

Leading with No Excuses: Damen and Dan Lopez

When Dan (B.A. 92, M.A. 96) and Damen (B.A. 94, M.A. 98) Lopez were young, their family moved from Los Angeles to the rural,...
Family with Adopted Children

Adoption Stories: Dumb Questions About Adoption

Kids ask a lot of questions. If you don’t believe me, just talk to my little brother for five minutes.
Woman Holding Child

Adoption Stories: Adoption, Identity, and Race

Anne-Elizabeth Powell, associate professor of library science, has had to deal with a lot of assumptions over the years.
Family with Adopted Children

Adoption Stories: Surprise of Love

The moment finally arrived.

The Student Experience: Home Sweet Res Hall

Daniel Kwon talks about the blessings and challenges of being a resident assistant.