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Category: Student Life

  • Jenna Bartlo — 

    Biola University is encouraging emotional, physical and spiritual health through hosting Forgiveness Awareness Week April 8-12 — a week of...

  • Biola Donates Thousands of Clothing Items to the Los Angeles Dream Center

    Biola partners with Los Angeles Dream Center for second annual clothes drive in honor of National Women's History Month

    Cassandra Acosta — 

    More than 2,000 pieces of business clothing, shoes and accessories were delivered to the women of the Los Angeles Dream Center — a residential...

  • Women in Work Panel Draws Crowd, Provides Insight

    Professionals share experience with students at second annual event

    Carissa Lehmkuhl — 

    In celebration of National Women’s History Month, Biola hosted the second annual Women in Work event on March 7, providing female students with an...

  • Biola Celebrates National Women's History Month

    Biola recognizes the ways in which I Am has shaped women's unique identities

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    “I encourage women to be courageous, strong and bold in sharing their stories so that in some way they might inspire other women to be a testimony...

  • San Diego Alumni, Family and Friends Gathering

    A great group of San Diego-area alumni, families and friends gathered Sunday 1/20/13 at La Jolla Community Church to meet and connect over lunch and a concert by the Conservatory of Music's "Gravity" saxophone quartet.

    Don Bernstein — 

    A great group of San Diego-area alumni, families and friends gathered Sunday 1/20/13 at La Jolla Community Church to meet and connect over lunch...

  • Biola Continues Commitment to College Affordability

    University efforts align with State of the Union initiatives and new college scorecard

    Jason Newell — 

    “Through tax credits, grants and better loans, we’ve made college more affordable for millions of students and families over the last few years....

  • Spring 2013 Convocation Recap

    President Corey welcomes incoming students at a special ceremony dedicating the Spring semester

    Hilary Larkins — 

    Nearly 2,000 students, faculty and staff gathered in Biola's Chase Gymnasium on Monday, January 28 to kick off the first day of classes at the...

  • Hilary Larkins — 

    On Monday, January 28, 2013, hundreds gathered in celebration of the newly-renovated softball field. President Barry H. Corey welcomed the crowd...

  • Students Travel Around World to Proclaim the Good News

    Proclaiming the good news to a changing world during winter break

    Bethany Wilson — 

    In January, Biola University’s Student Missionary Union (SMU) sent out six teams to minister to people around the world. Each of these teams...

  • Giving an Education: Students Thankful for Scholarships

    Students reflect on how scholarships make their Biola education possible

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    During this season, Biola University rejoices with students like senior Sheena Boyd, a journalism major who next year will become the first in her...

  • Biola University Celebrates Graduating Class of Fall 2012

    Father-son duo Adrian and Prashan De Visser give commencement address

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    For the first time in Biola’s history, a father-son duo addressed graduates at Biola’s fall commencement ceremonies. Approximately 165 graduate...

  • Biola Joins Food Truck Craze

    New gourmet food truck, Soaring Eagle, takes flight

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Serving up gourmet specialties and non-typical “college food,” Biola’s newest eatery is a food truck. The diner on wheels, Soaring Eagle, launched...

  • College Students Power Off to Engage True Face Time

    Biola University hosts faith and technology awareness week with Doreen Dodgen-Magee and Dana Gioia

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    LA MIRADA, CALIF., Nov. 1, 2012 — Students will power off at Biola University Nov. 11-16 to experience life without technology. The awareness...

  • Biola Remains One of the Safest Colleges

    Campus Safety released the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

    Jessica Airey — 

    A report released this fall demonstrates that Biola University’s campus remains one of the safest districts in the city of La Mirada — which...

  • Jenna Bartlo — 

    LA MIRADA, CALIF., Sept. 20, 2012 — London 2012 Olympian and alumna Amy Atkinson (’11) will run alongside Biola University president Barry H....

  • Biola Welcomes New Students and Families

    More than 1,300 new students arrive for the new school year

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Biola University President Barry H. Corey, commenced the academic year in Chase Gymnasium, Wednesday, Aug. 29 announcing this year's theme: From...

  • Conservatory Students Minister Through Music in Europe

    Biola Chorale tours in Germany and Czech Republic

    Ashleigh Fox — 

    Biola University’s Chorale toured parts of Europe in April ministering to audiences through music. Thirty-three gifted students made up this year’...

  • Student Produces Viral Video ‘Why I Hate Religion but Love Jesus’

    Christian video creators work to end water crisis in Kenya with new film

    Tenielle Schroeder — 

    Biola University sophomore Matthew Robertson will take his passion for film to Africa this summer where he will join YouTube sensation Jefferson...

  • The Effects of War: Student Documents Personal Story

    Student uses journalism course to create healing video

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Plastic American flags dotted Metzger lawn last fall to commemorate service members’ lives. Each flag had a name, service details and date of...

  • Mark Nesbitt — 

    Good music has the ability to get people dancing, mend broken hearts, bring people together and cause quite the stir on YouTube. Two Biola students...

  • Grateful Seniors Reflect on their Biola Experience

    Video: Graduates express gratitude for their college education

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Life long friendships, professors who care and unforgettable dorm experiences are just a few of the reasons Biola students are thankful for their...

  • Jenna Bartlo — 

    LA MIRADA, CALIF. — Closing out Biola University’s Year of the Arts, renowned artist Mako Fujimara will address graduates at Biola’s Spring...

  • Biola basketball star shines on and off the court

    Andre Murillo seeks Christ in everything since his radical transformation

    Mark Nesbitt — 

    Each week, as the Biola basketball team charges up and down the court, junior captain Andre Murillo pours his heart and soul into the game. But it...

  • Women’s volleyball and tennis teams use sports to serve

    Biola athletics impact the local community

    Tenielle Schroeder and Ashleigh Fox — 

    The women’s tennis and volleyball teams have eagerly adopted Biola’s mission to impact the world for Christ by using their God-given talents to...

  • 'Sparkle’ Producer, DeVon Franklin, Receives Biola Media Award

    VP of Columbia Pictures honored at annual Biola Media Conference

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Producer, author, writer and filmmaker, DeVon Franklin, was awarded the Biola Media Award — an award honoring Christian individuals who reflect...