Fulfilling Great Commission through local missions

March 13, 2012

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As we are in the midst of the 83rd annual Missions Conference, in a posture of expectancy, I notice several layers of sentiment that make up our expectation as a Biola community. We have an excitement for spiritual revival, and...

Checking motives before supporting Invisible Children’s “Kony 2012”

John Reid, Writer

March 13, 2012

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Facebook has gone from blue to a shade of red with the crimson advertisements of “Kony 2012.” There appears to be an eagerness to spread the word and make famous the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army, Joseph Kony, in...

Plugging into the outside world through media

Cameron Gilbert, Writer

March 12, 2012

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Every day we have a chance to look out for many of the issues affecting the world around us. Issues stretching from natural disasters to wars and rumors of future wars have continued to be reported by major news networks such...

Speaking out on chastity in community

Cassandra Gonzales, Writer

March 7, 2012

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I was sitting in the break room at my work when a co-worker asked me to explain a project I had been working on for the past week. My project was targeting the abstinence standard listed in Biola’s community standards, or what...

Letters to the Editor: March 8, 2012

March 7, 2012

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I am convinced that there is nothing more lethal than legalism. No mindset is more antithetical to life in Christ. That is why I am so concerned by the recent review of the film “Wanderlust.” According to the author, “Wanderlust” is a “raunchy comedy” fille...

Rush Limbaugh needs accountability from listeners

Shaefer Bagwell, Writer

March 6, 2012

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The furor of the moment in Washington is birth control. The president, as part of his health care reform initiative, has proposed mandating that health care insurers cover the cost of contraception for women. There has been outcry...

Staff Editorial: working for the kingdom of heaven

February 29, 2012

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Future employers will most likely not look twice at our minor in biblical studies. That’s okay, though. It’s okay because our motivation for success at Biola shouldn’t be a grade point average. It should be for the day when...

Stuff Biolans Like: “Catch Me If You Can”

James Tilton, Writer

February 29, 2012

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We provide fun and quirky tips on how to succeed in "Catch Me If You Can." | Job Ang/THE CHIMES _Editor's Note: This piece is intended as satirical opinions piece. For clarification, this year's winner was not actually int...

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