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  • Danielle Brimmage

    I put off writing this for a long time. Like, I am currently two weeks late. (What’s new. Shout out to Rae Mccready for putting up with me. She...

  • Jasmyne Bell

    There is something so heartbreaking about leaving something behind even though you know it’s time to move on. GRIT has been my heart’s home at...

  • Gifting

    Thecla Li

    I am loud. Being labeled a “loud woman” was my worst nightmare, the term conjures an image of an obnoxious woman with big hair, an annoying tone...

  • Gifting

    Rachel McCready-White

    To say that I wear my heart on my sleeve feels like a bit of an understatement. I have some big feelings. With that comes the caveat of tears—so...

  • Gifting

    Jasmyne Bell

    Being the oldest of four kids, I was pretty much born into the role of “leader.” Even if I didn’t necessarily want to be. There was no escaping the...

  • Danielle Brimmage

    TRAITS OF AN AGGRESSIVE WOMAN (ACCORDING TO GOOGLE): -STRONG TONE OF VOICE, DELIVERY -DEMANDING, “BOSSY” -DEBATER, NOT NECESSARILY ARGUMENTATIVE...

  • Gifting

    Logan Lusk

    Hey Y’all! I hope you are staying safe and healthy in this season. During this time of social distancing, I hope you are finding new, creative ways...

  • Insight

    Logan Lusk

    “April: Sexual Assault Awareness Month” TW : This blog post includes the mention of sexual assault. It’s April. Which means that this month,...

  • Jasmyne Bell, Danielle Brimmage

    Danielle: Hey, class of 2020 family. It’s been a rough couple of weeks, a fast-paced can’t breathe “I’ve been sucked in the riptide” and “can’t...

  • Danielle Brimmage

    To our beloved GRIT community, We know that many departments/organizations on and off Biola’s campus have released statements in response to...

  • Danielle Brimmage

    New things happening at Grit! We are starting a new #WomanCrush series on our socials to showcase inspirational female Faculty, Staff and students....

  • Insight

    Logan Lusk

    Happy Spring Break! This Tuesday isn’t just any Tuesday. Apparently, it’s “Super Tuesday” (!!) As far as I know, this is a pretty important day for...

  • A Story of Hope

    a guest blog by Elisia Belisle-Sanchez

    Elisia Belisle-Sanchez

    What does Black History Month mean to you? For me, Black History Month is a month of cultural awareness as well as a month of celebration for the...

  • Tenacity

    For All Womankind

    a guest blog by Yukari Becker

    Yukari Becker

    “You don’t look Asian” “Can you speak it?” “Yukari?! - what is that?” These phrases were my norm growing up. The things I constantly heard when...

  • Insight

    Drawing a Line in Love

    Rediscovering your independent identity in a relationship

    Thecla Li

    It’s easy to get caught up in your significant other early into a relationship. You have an unending desire to know every facet of them. What makes...

  • Insight

    Danielle Brimmage

    I once told myself I’d never write about singleness. Not because I was embarrassed or my relationship status, or because I didn’t think it was an...

  • Insight

    Jasmyne Bell

    Hustle and grind are common words used amongst the Millennial and Gen Z generations as a means of encouragement. Our culture glorifies losing sleep...

  • Insight

    Here's to the Freshmen

    a word for the Freshman Women of Biola

    Rachel McCready-White

    To the Freshmen, We have all been there. The wonderful thing about the college experience is that there are always going to be people who have gone...

  • Womanhood Without a Catch

    a guest blog by: Alyse Mgrdichian

    Alyse Mgrdichian

    I do believe that getting married and having children are beautiful things, both to desire and live out. Similarly, wanting these things over a...

  • Insight

    A Winter Break Memoir

    GRITventures: India

    Thecla Li

    Happy spring semester! This past winter break I had the chance to go to Kolkata India in West Bangla. India’s history is littered with unique...

  • Insight

    Logan Lusk

    Hey there, girl gang! It’s been a while. This is going to be more of an informative piece rather than a testimonial one. Because to be quite frank...

  • Tenacity

    Jasmyne Bell

    It took me a long time to start writing this post. When I was given the task to write about what it means to surrender to God, I was unable to...

  • Tenacity

    Rachel McCready-White

    Father God, I pray for the women of Biola. That we would see the image of You in our reflections. I pray that that would empower us, shape us and...

  • Gifting

    Celebrate? Celebrate!

    Encouragement for all our creative gals against their fight with their insecurities.

    Thecla Li

    God, the creator, is the source of all creativity and in creating us in His own image. He gave us the gifts of creativity. As creative people, we...

  • Insight

    Logan Lusk

    Happy November ladies of Biola! If you’re anything like me, your October was absolutely packed. There were highs: Torrey Conference, Parent’s...