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a guest blog post by Melissa Fernanda Valle
The first question my family members asked when I was born was “¿Como salió?” Among Latinos this is a common question asked about a newborn. The...
a blogpost by Jasmyne Bell
Have you ever wondered why negative emotions are a part of our psyche from day one? When we’re born, our brains are already set with the capability...
a blog post by Chantel Barnard
At the end of last spring while praying I asked God, “Is it even possible to have a healthy friendship with someone whose ideas about the world...
a blogpost by Marijane Fasana
To anyone who walks across this campus missing mom, dad, sister, brother, best friend, mentor –– this one's for you.
a "welcome" and "welcome back" note from GRIT
About a week ago, GRIT’s ‘18-’19 Editorial Board spent the day in my bright little living room, planning and talking together about you, the women...
I have dreaded this day for as long as I have worked for GRIT. The day I would have to plop myself down in front of my computer and write my last...
a guest blog by Marijane Fasana
Marijane Fasana, Sarah Schwartz
English major Marijane Fasana discusses the complexity of being biracial.
a guest blog by Frida Munoz
Sophomore Frida Munoz talks about pain, positivity, and spiritual renewal.
From our early stages of youth until now, we are taught to keep our “purity” at all costs. We are held by a firm grasp of moral standards from the...
resources for students regarding sexual assault awareness
https://www.biola.edu/campus-safety/sexual-assault Every year Biola University, as well as tons of other schools and organizations, dedicate the...
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and Biola is hosting a variety of events & activities to educate & equip our community.
a guest blog by Michelle Menkel
Engineering Physics major Michelle Menkel writes about the GRIT it takes to ask hard questions.
a guest blog by Rachel Stanley
Alumna Rachel Stanley tackles the difference between being alone & being lonely.
a guest blog by Hannah Williamson
Senior Communication Studies major Hannah Williamson captures the 2018 Woven Conference.
a blog by Sarah Schwartz
Sarah Schwartz discusses #MeToo, #ChurchToo, and an upcoming event about recognizing abusive patterns.
a prayer from Sarah Bessey
Sarah celebrates International Women's day by sharing a piece from author Sarah Bessey.
a guest blog by Chantel Barnard
Guest blogger Chantel wrestles with the lack of safe spaces to discuss female sexuality & shame.
a Q-talk by Ruth Padilla DeBorst
In November 2017 I heard Ruth Padilla DeBorst speak about a New Testament church event called “The Jerusalem Collection” at a Biblical Studies...
A chapel talk by Aundrea Paxton
If you’re heading home or find yourself spending more time with family than usual this Spring Break, you may have mixed feelings about what the...
a guest blog by Elizabeth Vrinten
Current student Elizabeth Vrinten explores how being a woman in STEM has helped her cultivate grit.
a celebration of friendship
Sarah Schwartz discusses the beauty of female friendship.
a guest blog post by Prof. Jeannine Hanger
This week's installment of our Women at Work series highlights the experience of one of our own adjunct Biblical Studies professors, Jeannine...
No one told me when I started the internship of my dreams just how terrifying it’d be. The first day I went into the office—a trendy space in the...
Women have always worked. A majority of women have to work to keep their families afloat. In Katelyn Beaty’s A Woman’s Place, she explains why God...
a blog post by Sarah Schwartz
Sarah Schwartz discusses making (and sticking to) a budget as a young adult.