Corey’s Corner: Center for Christian Thought matters to students

President Barry Corey, Writer

February 14, 2012

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As you departed last semester for your holiday recess, we were made aware of a large grant, given by a foundation in Philadelphia, to help us fund this new center that focuses its resources on programs like these. Just to assure...

Why Spotify won’t save the music industry

Chase Andre, Writer

February 3, 2012

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Early last semester, my online social stream began to inform me of more than when my friends were sitting at Starbucks or eating ramen. Thanks to a partnership between Facebook and Spotify, I now know what my friends listen to...

Opposing abortion with the love of Christ

Shaefer Bagwell, Writer

January 31, 2012

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Few Supreme Court decisions have truly changed the social fabric of this country. The Dred Scott decision precipitated the civil war. Brown v. Board of Education prohibited the practice of segregation in this country and condemned...

Honor system discourages accountability

Matthew Beckwith, Writer

January 31, 2012

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All Biolans have a few things in common: We all profess Christianity, have crushes on C.S. Lewis, love complaining about Biola’s dating dynamics (seriously though, let’s tone it down) and are required to take Bible classes....

GOP candidates fail to stay on top in polls

Mark Nesbitt, Writer

December 13, 2011

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It is less than a year now until a GOP candidate will go head-to-head with the bright-eyed former poster child of the Democratic Party. That is the only sure thing at this point. Everything else in the race is completely up in...

Cultivating thankfulness in the midst of finals week

Havilah Steinman, Writer

December 8, 2011

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“Take out your syllabus everyone, I need to make a drastic change. Cross out all your homework for the last class!” Or, “I’m adding more review assignments next week. The final is going to be tough!” Whichever is your...

Gift-giving in the true spirit of Christmas

Natasha Cheeley, Writer

December 8, 2011

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Santa only has one love language: gifts. Some might argue that he specializes in acts of service, but let’s be real: He has a factory full of elves who work all year. Santa’s role is defined by children who expect to receive...

Corey’s Corner: study well for those final exams

President Barry Corey, Writer

December 8, 2011

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Last week I turned 50. Thank you for the notes, the lawn party and the sidewalk “Happy Birthdays.” You’d think 50 was too old to take exams. Not so. “Your driver’s license expiration date is 11-28-2011,” an LAX...

Staff Editorial: intentional communion with God over interterm

Chimes Staff, Writer

December 8, 2011

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God is obviously present at Biola — he is the topic of our classroom discussions, the focus of the chapels we are scrambling to attend and the center of the Caf conversations we are squeezing in before we leave for home. Our...

Actively waiting for the Kingdom of God

Austin Rogers, Writer

December 7, 2011

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Jesus came to die for the world, but he also came to deliver the Kingdom of God to us. To bring this truth closer to home, Jesus came not only to die for Biolans but to bless us with the gift and stewardship of the kingdom. Churches...

Seeking solitude to reflect

Sarah Seman, Writer

December 6, 2011

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As deadlines loom, exams encroach and holidays with family and friends beckon, it is easy to feel a pang of loneliness during the final cram. The college culture doesn’t encourage students to spend time on their own. Between...

Staff Editorial: new fireplace equals new DTR spot

Chimes Staff, Writer

December 6, 2011

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Thanks to last year’s senior class, a new flurry of Biola relationships may blossom this winter. A warm addition to the Mailbox Lawn, the new fireplace adds a publicly romantic flair to the campus that common “define the relationship”...

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