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  • Well-being

    Five Resources for the Home Stretch

    Ways to feel strengthened and supported at Biola

    Melanie Maddox — 

    It’s the home stretch of the fall semester! You only have a few more weeks before Christmas break and should be feeling proud of all you have...

  • Cultural Humility

    Native American Heritage Month

    Learn more about the history and culture of Native Americans

    Biola Staff — 

    How much do you know about Native American people? How well do you understand their culture and their history or the triumphs and challenges that...

  • Well-being

    How Can Gratitude Improve Your Life?

    Researchers on gratitude share their discoveries and give practical ways you can incorporate gratitude into your life at an upcoming conference.

    Peter Hill — 

    Researchers on gratitude share their discoveries and give practical ways you can incorporate gratitude into your life at an upcoming conference.

  • Well-being

    Finding Peace in the Pieces

    A reflection on Mental Health Awareness Week

    Haven Luper Jasso — 

    We yearn for our lives to be a beautiful, completed picture that reflects God’s goodness and joy — and yet, so often, it feels like our lives are a confusing, mess of broken pieces we are left unsure of how to fit together.

  • Career & Vocation

    Jeffrey Yuen — 

    Jeffrey Yuen ('19) is a Ph.D. student at Rosemead School of Psychology Planning for a career can be a challenging experience and one may wonder...

  • Three Ways to Combat Stress and Burnout this Semester

    How exercise, sleep and nutrition can help you feel better

    Cooper Mootz — 

    Okay, let’s face it: syllabus week is long gone and we’re facing the reality of being back in classes. Now we’re left with approaching midterms and...

  • Career & Vocation

    Finding Your Calling in College

    Seeking ways to show the world Jesus

    Jane Locke — 

    When I visited Biola for the first time as a 16-year-old, I remember preparing for my first (and only) college visit feeling anxious. There were so...

  • Well-being

    Kamryn Newport — 

    There's much more to intellectual well-being than absorbing information.

  • Well-being

    Katie McGee — 

    The church plays a critical role in the spiritual life of the believer. And the believer plays a critical role in the life of a healthy church.

  • Well-being

    Why Emotional Well-Being Can Be Confusing

    Clarifying the meaning of emotional well-being

    Beverly Chung — 

    “What is emotional well-being? Are you referring to mental health?” These are questions I found myself asking when I heard the two terms used. For...

  • Career & Vocation

    Level Up Your Career Part 2

    How Students & Alumni Secured Jobs after Biola

    Katherine Rheeman — 

    This is part two in a series of interviews with Biola students and alumni, who have shared their stories and advice around searching and applying...

  • Career & Vocation

    Level Up Your Career Part 1

    How Students & Alumni Secured Jobs after Biola

    Katherine Rheeman — 

    Job hunting is grueling and can come with a lot of disappointment and unexpected turns. Many recent graduates also feel immense pressure to find...

  • Well-being

    Haven Luper Jasso — 

    Being a Christian with a physical body is an interesting thing. Oftentimes, we create this false dichotomy between “the spiritual” and “the...

  • Career & Vocation

    Katherine Rheeman — 

    Is There Really, “The One?” February is the month of love, and some students might be searching for “The One” to enjoy life happily ever after...

  • Office of Innovation

    Making Failure Your Friend

    How to celebrate the failures you experience

    Lindsey Hayden — 

    Failure is a fearsome word. Though part of being human means making mistakes and experiencing failure, it is easy to spend your life running from...

  • Well-being

    Victoria Marinova — 

    As students, I think we can all agree that sometimes, basic human needs take a backseat in our list of daily priorities. Juggling classes,...

  • Career & Vocation

    Katherine Rheeman — 

    How many graduating seniors already have a set-and-stone career path lined up after graduation? I certainly don’t. Even though I have a general...

  • Well-being

    Kate Marie Fitzpatrick — 

    There I was, minding my own business and watching Encanto, Disney’s newest movie, with my little brother over Christmas break, when what I thought...

  • Well-being

    Prioritizing Wellness in the New Year

    How to cultivate a life of wellness where you are, with what you have

    Debrianna DeBolt — 

    Whether you consider yourself a “New Year resolutions” type of person or not, it is a perfect time to start thinking about your personal wellness....

  • Office of Innovation

    How to Beat Creative Block

    Harnessing the power of play to find creative inspiration

    Lindsey Hayden — 

    Staring at a blank page, desperate for creative inspiration — no one is immune to creative block. When minutes turn into hours without any spark of...

  • Academics

    Raeann Lopez — 

    Have you ever told yourself “I’m going to do it later,” “I can skim the chapter”? Whatever your experience, finding time for homework with a busy...

  • Academics

    Raeann Lopez — 

    Do tests stress you out, or have you ever panicked during one? Rest assured, you are not alone. About 35-40% of students experience some degree of...

  • Academics

    Raeann Lopez — 

    Note-taking plays a vital part in a student’s academic success. Actively taking notes during class can improve focus and understanding of main...

  • Office of Innovation

    Biola Students are Innovating — Will you Join Them?

    How Different Majors Highlight the Importance of Innovation

    Lindsey Hayden, Amanda Udell — 

    Why is seeing innovation in every field so vitally important? Intentional innovation is a key ingredient to making an impactful change in the...

  • Career & Vocation

    Samantha Law — 

    What do you do when you have questions about relationships, career opportunities or next steps in education? Find a mentor! For many people,...