Jim DeSaegher: A Legacy of Literature and Love

The LJWL Book & Bake Sale sale became a special event – a place where students could gather, browse, enjoy a pastry, and expand their personal libraries.

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.

Creating a Safe Space to Ask Ignorant Questions

This is the power of a dinner table – or a potluck or a lunch date. Every shared meal is an opportunity to broaden our understanding of people through respectful and unguarded conversation.

Baseball and Biomechanics: Researching Injury Prevention for Pitchers

More than 70% of injuries in baseball are related to shoulder and elbow mechanisms. A PLNU research team is finding out which athletes are predisposed to these kind of injuries.

Should You Go Back to School to Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree?

Today, going back to school to earn a bachelor’s degree is more common than ever. It’s so common that the majority of people seeking bachelor’s degrees are now adult students.
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X’s and Arrows: We’ve Come a Long Way From Golden Gym

Last week I watched my college team make history. They clinched the NCAA Division II West Regional Men’s Basketball Championship and punched their ticket to the Division II Elite Eight.
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A Practice of Excellence | Josh Miller

Going into college, Josh Miller knew he wanted to be a worship leader. What he didn't realize was how his journey at PLNU would grow, stretch, and call him to a life of excellence.

The Challenges of First Time Home Buying in California

Why it’s important to be aware of what the housing situation currently looks like in California, especially if you have plans to buy a home in one of those areas in the near or not-so-near future.
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The Legacy of Valdemar J. Christensen

About a week before he died, Val was sitting in his living room easy chair, but not saying much. Raul was trying to talk chemistry with Val. “What’s the most electro-negative element in the Periodic Table?” he asked him.
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Improving Health, 10,000 Steps at a Time

Where did the 10,000 step target come from? Who is it right for? What will (and won’t) taking 10,000 steps a day do for us?