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  • Bye from Noa!

    My First Year at Biola and How God has Grown Me

    Noa Melendez — 

    What this school year has brought me thus far Coming to Biola as a Freshman and new student to this university, the Biola family welcomed me with...

  • Bye from Jess!

    Reflections on my Year and Things I've Learned

    Jessica Nissen — 

    What a Year! Can I Tell You About it? Hey guys! I can’t believe this is my last blog of the school year! I’m a very sentimental...

  • Bye from Tony!

    My 3 Bits of Advice

    Salvador Rangel — 

    Hey everyone! It is Tony again :). It has definitely been a great time sharing with all of you. So before I go I just want to share a little more...

  • Bye from Max!

    Reflections on my Journey and Growth

    Max Klaiber — 

    WHAT A YEAR! It is always so weird to reflect on the college journey, especially with such a job as “ambassador” under my belt. It has been a...

  • Bye from Aubs!

    And That's a Wrap!

    Aubrey Dela Cruz — 

    And that’s a wrap! Ahhhh—here we are friends! The final blog. Just like that, a whole school year has already flown by! For the most part, my...

  • Bye from Meag!

    Last Thoughts and Final Words

    Meagan Chung — 

    This year was a weird year for me. It was a year of savoring, a year of mourning, a year of catching up: my last year. It has been an absolute...

  • Fiona Gandy — 

    Hey guys! You’re almost there!! The final stretch! The end of the semester is near and approaching. Soon, you’ll be done with high school and will...

  • Letters with my Parents

    Reflections From a College Freshman

    Noa Melendez — 

    Our Dearest Noa, We have thought about this day ever since the day you were born. We just never thought it would come so quick. As we get ready to...

  • Furnishing Your Dorm

    Some of my Shopping Recommendations!

    Jessica Nissen — 

    Recently some soon-to-be freshmen asked me what items are most essential to live in the Biola dorms. In response, I’ve decided to make this post be...

  • Salvador Rangel — 

    Hey everyone! So there are a lot of things to think about when thinking about moving into a dorm. Everyone is unique in the ways that they...

  • Max Klaiber — 

    I never know how to start a testimony, nor how to approach the topic: I usually kinda spew it out in some weird or awkward manner. I have tried and...

  • ReTREAT Yo' Self

    My Experience with Retreats at Biola

    Aubrey Dela Cruz — 

    HIIIII! It’s May and that is WILD to me! With the end of the semester comes celebrations for what has been done, as well as prep for the year to...

  • Meagan Chung — 

    Hey everyone! For this week’s blog, I wanted to share a little bit about what it was like to go from public school to private school. All my life...

  • Salvador Rangel — 

    SUP! It’s Tony :) If you know me, you know that I’ve had a looot of jobs. My first ever job was at McDonald’s when I was 16. After that I was off...

  • Jessica Nissen — 

    Hey guys! Today I get to share my testimony with you. I‘m very thankful to be able to say that I was raised in a Christian home and church. My...

  • All About SpiD

    the Spiritual Development Department

    Aubrey Dela Cruz — 

    Spiritual formation is at the core of Biola’s heartbeat. One of the ways that we integrate spiritual formation into student life is through our...

  • A Letter to my Parents

    Reflections from a College Senior

    Fiona Gandy — 

    Dear Mom and Dad, I made it! In a few weeks, I’ll be graduating from college and will be receiving my undergraduate degree. Wow. I’m filled with...

  • Aubrey Dela Cruz — 

    Okay, it seems like a paradox...but just wait! Over spring break my chapel band and I had the opportunity to lead worship at Winter Camp at Forest...

  • Meagan Chung — 

    Hi everyone! It’s Meag again! Over winter break, I took a really fun trip to Buffalo. I wanted to share my experience with you all, so I made my...

  • Noa's Spring Break!

    Vlog Week Series

    Noa Melendez — 

    Why the vlog? Spring Break! With Spring Break being a week-long time off from class and commitments, I knew I wanted to capture a snippet of the...

  • Fiona Gandy — 

    Hi friends! For this blog post, I will be sharing my testimony. I’ve never been really great at sharing personal things like my faith but I truly...

  • Meagan Chung — 

    At Biola University, students are safe. Biola fosters an environment where voices are heard, pain is held and processed through the lens of...

  • The Inside Scoop on Biola's Resources

    Helpful people, places, and things for students!

    Aubrey Dela Cruz — 

    Something that has made my college season extremely daunting was the fact that I had gone to school in pretty much the same environment—and around...

  • Salvador Rangel — 

    What’s up everyone! How are you? I hope everything is well and that you have been rocking out. This week I am going to write on something a bit...

  • Interview with a Student Worker at SEID

    Horacio Sevilla at the Student Enrichment and Intercultural Development Department

    Max Klaiber — 

    This year I have had the privilege of living with my good friend, Horacio Sevilla, who is a part of the Student Enrichment and Intercultural...