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2012 Summer Articles

  • The Worth of Work

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    The worst job of my life, hands down, was a summer I spent in the basement of a photo processing plant in San Diego — a fumy facility where stores...

  • The Medal Count

    Biola Magazine picks up publishing awards

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Olympians in London aren’t the only ones winning medals this summer. Biola Magazine recently picked up gold, silver and bronze awards from CASE...

  • Barry Corey — 

    I made the mistake a few years ago — before I came to Biola — of doubting an idea Charles Colson shared with me. At the time I was serving as dean...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Who says summer should be filled with “lazy days”? There are all sorts of fun things to do! If you need any help deciding how to fill those moments...

  • A Fond Farewell

    Trustee Ed Lehman retires after 47 years on Biola's board

    Amy Seed — 

    When Ed Lehman (’57) first joined Biola’s Board of Trustees, Lyndon B. Johnson was president, The Sound of Music was the year’s film sensation and...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola’s Spring 2012 semester was even more jam-packed with fascinating conferences than usual — giving students and thousands of visitors the...

  • Jason Newell — 

    For the first time in 20 years, Biola’s Talbot School of Theology has a new man at the top. In May, Biola’s Board of Trustees approved longtime...

  • Winning Ways

    Baseball coach John Verhoeven reaches 500 victories

    Amy Seed — 

    Pitching 500 wins in baseball is a rare feat, and only one professional player — Cy Young — has ever achieved it. But in February, former major...

  • Brett McCracken — 

    For a graduating senior at Biola, the walk across Metzger stage to receive one’s diploma can be a blur. It’s a journey packed with meaning, yet it...

  • Further Up and Further In

    Reflections on the Torrey Honors Institute from one of its 'Perpetual Members'

    Matt Anderson — 

    There is nothing about the Torrey Honors Institute on the rings that its graduates receive. These days, college rings tend to be extravagant...

  • Jesus at Work

    Why 'Secular' Jobs Aren't for Second-Class Christians

    Klaus Issler — 

    Imagine you were invited to observe that special planning session in eternity past when the Godhead considered creating this world and mapping out...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    What does the faith of the next generation of Christians look like? When we examine the actual beliefs of Christian teenagers regarding Jesus and...

  • Sean McDowell — 

    Mormonism is everywhere. The Republican nominee for president is a Mormon, there is a play on Broadway about the Book of Mormon and the LDS Church...

  • Amy Seed — 

    Biola University presented three alumnae with Ruby Awards during a special chapel for Women’s History Month on March 28. Deborah...