Student Stories Articles

  • Ashia Lee — 

    As human beings, one of the biggest struggles we face is understanding our purpose in life, whether or not you are a Christian. Sometimes our...

  • Ashia Lee — 

    Christian Ministries Major. Biola Ethnic Advancement Team. First-Gen Student. Peer Academic Advisor. These are just some of the words that describe...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    “Being from the midwest, the culture is entirely different… it even transcends into how we communicate with each other.” Josh came to Biola from...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    Two years ago people were telling Tebraie that he should apply to be a Resident Advisor. Since being hired for the job, twice, he has grown to love...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    How courage and hard work refine natural talent.

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    “Biola is just a little part of my experience now,” says Senior Film Major Diamond Glaze. “I’m having to tend to so many other things college...

  • Lisa Igram — 

    Monica Hopson shares one thing she wishes she could say to her former Biola self.

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    Biola used to be located in the heart of Los Angeles. It was once rooted in the heart of a city with wonderfully diverse culture and ideology....

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    Joe wants to be a spoken word artist...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    When someone at Biola says they traveled to another country or city to interact with people from another culture, the assumption is that they went...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    What do you do when your life and passions feel disconnected from one-another? What steps do you take? Senior Sanora Yonan has asked herself these...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    Brandon Chai came in thinking that Biola wasn’t the place for him. He was a Korean guy who loved hip hop and nice shoes in a dorm of guys who...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    Victoria felt like she was doing absolutely terribly at Biola, and it was only her first semester. She was trying to juggle family drama, a budding...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    When Samantha first came to Biola, she felt she didn’t quite fit. She loved the community, her classes and the vibe. One major area was confusing,...

  • Zachary Alsens — 

    Jillian Bradford isn’t your normal Torrey student. She says that theologically, ideologically and fashionably she doesn’t quite fit. Her freshman...