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Category: Student Life

  • 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...

  • Biola provides opportunities for recovery and healing from sexual violence

    Sexual Violence Awareness Week gives voice to victims

    Ashleigh Fox — 

    Biola University participated in Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) in April by hosting a Sexual Violence Awareness week on campus April 23-27....

  • Jenna Bartlo — 

    In honor of National Women’s History month and to help unemployed Los Angeles women at the Dream Center, Biola University held a clothing drive to...

  • Students rally to bring back a favorite web series

    Co-producer of “Dorm Series” returns after a semester off

    Mark Nesbitt — 

    For three students at Biola University, they share their dorm life with more than just their roommates and friends, they share it with thousands...

  • Orange County Arts Patron Displays Art Collection at Biola University

    Exhibition Showcases Role of Christianity in Twentieth Century British Art

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Twentieth-Century British Art from the Ahmanson Collection is on display at Biola University from January 31 to March 10 with an opening reception...

  • Four teams of students spend Interterm overseas

    Biola’s Student Missionary Union sends students out to spread the gospel

    Abbey Bennett — 

    From Central American beaches to African plains, Biola’s Student Missionary Union (SMU) sent four teams of students overseas during Interterm to...