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2013 Winter Articles

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Evadene (Johnson, ’46) Stranske recently published Don’t Call Me Poor: A Mother Grieves and Grows as her Teenage Son Courageously Fights Cancer, a...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Kristi Schliep (’00) recently partnered with Youth for Christ Asia to create and launch EMBARK Asia Pacific, a new cross-cultural youth ministry...

  • Ashish Naidu — 

    Nestled deep in the heart of the Swiss Jura Mountains is the Vallée de Joux, home to several watchmaking companies since the 17th century, where...

  • Alumni Files: Winter 2013

    A New Team Member & New Things in Store

    Rick Bee — 

    Last summer, Biola completed an extensive professional study of our alumni and parent programs that provided some key information and direction for...

  • Get to Know: Winter 2013

    Matt Cruzen, burger-loving microbiologist

    Amber Amaya — 

    Cloning genes and studying worms comes naturally to Matt Cruzen, a man with a fascination for how life works, even at the molecular level. Cruzen,...

  • Free For All

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    On a weeknight about four years ago, I walked down the pathway that runs past Biola’s Bell Tower, climbed into my car and let out an audible, “...

  • Barry Corey — 

    My journey began in a blue-collar hard-scrabble community south of Boston. There my father was a preacher in a local church where people came to...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For the third year in a row, U.S. News and World Report in September named Biola to its list of “up and coming” schools — a recognition given to...

  • Theologians on Deck

    Alumnus launches line of 'Theologian Trading Cards'

    Brett McCracken — 

    Looking for something to give a seminary student or theology buff this holiday season? Norman Jeune III (’05, M.A. ’07) may have conceived the...

  • Theology Comes West

    First annual Los Angeles Theology Conference to debut at Biola

    Amber Amaya — 

    On the list of things Los Angeles is known for, theology isn’t exactly near the top. But with the launch of a new conference at Biola in January,...

  • Grub on the Go

    Biola adds new dining option with launch of food truck

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In cities across America, food trucks have been all the rage in recent years. Specializing in ethnic, artisan and fusion cuisine (Mexican-Korean...

  • Biola to Launch Center for Christianity, Culture and the Arts

    $750K grant from Fieldstead and Company will establish new center next year

    Jason Newell — 

    Biola University has received a $750,000 grant to establish a new Center for Christianity, Culture and the Arts, a significant initiative that...

  • Free!

    How Biola is Leading a Movement to Give Away Thousands of Educational Resources

    Jason Newell — 

    On a Wednesday back in August, professor Joanne Jung paced across a computer screen in Indonesia, leading a class discussion on personality types...

  • Fred Sanders — 

    At Biola, free goes all the way back: In fact, Biola has been giving things away since before there was a Biola. The school officially came into...

  • There and Back Again

    After four decades, Doug Pennoyer returns to the jungle village where his anthropology career got its start

    Brett McCracken — 

    Chances are good that very few Biolans have ever heard of the Tawbuid — a small indigenous tribe in Mindoro, an island in the Philippines. But...

  • Scott Rae — 

    This January marks the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, one of the most polarizing rulings in U.S. Supreme Court history. Handed down on Jan. 22,...

  • Patty Houser — 

    Sharing our faith is both exhilarating and frustrating. It is exhilarating because when we talk about the reasons why Jesus is the only name by...

  • Amber Amaya — 

    Biola celebrated its inaugural Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony on Sept. 15, inducting three of the university’s most outstanding former...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Cross Country The women’s cross country team won its second Golden State Athletic Conference title in the past three years on Nov. 3 at the GSAC...