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Category: 2021 Fall

  • Is Revival Possible Today?

    Biola’s Inaugural Ablaze Conference Offers Lessons from the Jesus People Movement

    Jason Newell — 

    It was a turbulent and tumultuous year. A deadly virus swept the globe. Political unrest divided the nation. Racial tensions fueled demonstrations...

  • Barry Corey — 

    Sheep have peripheral vision up to 320 degrees. This means they can graze on a patch of green grass, glimpse another patch and wander off. Their...

  • Jason Newell — 

    Biola has joined an exclusive group of colleges to achieve YouTube’s “Silver Creator Award” status, a designation given to accounts with 100,000 or...

  • ‘Celebration of Arts and Media’ Brings Campus to Life

    Year of events highlights community’s culture of creativity

    Jason Newell — 

    After the pandemic brought an extended pause to most campus activities over the past year and a half, Biola came bursting back to life this fall....

  • Athletics Roundup: Fall 2021

    Highlights from an exciting fall of Biola Eagles competition

    Jason Newell — 

    Baseball Two Biola baseball players signed with professional teams this past summer. The Texas Rangers drafted left-handed pitcher Larson...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola observed the 85th annual Torrey Memorial Bible Conference in October — three days during which students got a break from classes to learn...

  • Biola Again Ranks as a Top-Tier National University

    University also recognized for value, freshman experience and more

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola University has again been named one of America’s top-tier national universities by U.S. News and World Report, earning special recognition in...

  • A Reluctant Night Owl

    Isaac Peterson persisted as a remote international student during the pandemic

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    When Isaac Peterson applied to Biola, he didn’t expect to be taking classes from 5,000 miles away at strange hours of the night. But thanks to the...

  • On Display at the Olympics

    Professor Dan Callis’ art represents U.S. at exhibition during Tokyo Games

    Sarah Dougher — 

    At the height of the pandemic, three paintings were boarded onto a cargo ship to make their journey from Los Angeles to Tokyo, Japan. The paintings...

  • Jason Newell — 

    Shame is a toxic and unhealthy emotion — or so goes the conventional wisdom that has proliferated across popular books and TED Talks in recent...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Fountain of Salvation, by Fred Sanders (professor, Torrey Honors College), Eerdmans, September 2021. Sanders expounds a theological vision in...

  • Timothy Muehlhoff — 

    Expectations play a key role in shaping our perspective. How do you expect a spouse or child to act toward you? What expectations do you have for...

  • ‘It Matters’

    Biolans Create Theological Resource for Women

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Young women are often not the face or voice of theology podcasts. Two alumnae are working to change that. Esther Followwill-Johnson (B.S. ’21) and...

  • Stepping Up During the Lockdown

    Alumna Liz Stevahn created support centers for students forced into remote learning

    Sarah Dougher — 

    When the Covid-19 pandemic struck in spring 2020, many children and teens were suddenly forced out of the classroom and into remote learning — a...

  • Ron Hafer, 1938-2021

    Longtime university chaplain served generations of Biolans

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Ron Hafer (’61, M.A. ’75), a jovial and ever-encouraging fixture in the Biola community who served generations of students as the university’s...

  • David Talley — 

    ‘Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her...

  • Think About It: Fall 2021

    A roundup of recent videos, podcasts and other resources on Christianity and culture

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Greg Laurie at Biola’s Ablaze Conference (YouTube) American author and evangelist Greg Laurie, senior pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship,...

  • Creative to the Core

    Explore the renovated Bardwell Hall – the impressive new home of the visual arts at Biola

    Jason Newell — 

    There has never been a better time to be an art student at Biola. This fall, the university dedicated a completely transformed and remodeled...