“Stuff Biola Likes”: the annual Christmas Tree Lighting

James Tilton, Writer

December 3, 2011

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Between 2,500-3,000 people attended the annual Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony, on Friday, Dec. 2. The event encompassed Christmas ornament and cookie decorating, art, music, and a flurry of snow to conclude. | Ashley Jones...

Chew On This: living in community

Mark Miller, Writer

November 29, 2011

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Azusa's opinion editor shares insight with The Chimes Editor's note: This week, Mark Miller and I decided to swap papers. You can read my article in The Clause here. Many thanks to the APU community for letting me share, and for lending us your opini...

Americans responsible to hold federal government accountable

Shaefer Bagwell, Writer

November 28, 2011

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On Monday, Nov. 21, members of the Congressional “super committee” tasked with finding ways to lower the deficit admitted defeat. The panel, made up of equal parts Democrat and Republican senators and congressmen, was unable...

Thankfulness may run deeper than a single holiday

Emmy Lopez, Writer

November 23, 2011

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What is it that brings some people together during the holidays? Could it be that yummy turkey for which your mother is so famous? Is it the gathering of loved ones or the time where you finally got that new video game you have...

Faculty Column: being intentional about fostering community

November 19, 2011

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Recently I met with a student who traveled abroad this summer for missions. He processed his thoughts about community with me based on his observations at home and abroad. The term “community” gets thrown around a lot in Christian...

Staff Editorial: Christians not immune to addictions

Chimes Staff, Writer

November 18, 2011

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Not every addiction causes car accidents, early death or any sudden life-altering impact. There are addictions that afflict many of us that are often overlooked and underestimated. Addictions are more prevalent than we can imagine....

Grappling with the benfits of sex-ed programs

Albert Cheng, Writer

November 16, 2011

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I used to be a high school math teacher, so I would never give an assignment such as the following: Go to stores to document condom brands and the unique features that each offers. For that matter, I’m not entirely sure how...

Staff Editorial: using caution doesn’t mean sacrificing community

Chimes Staff, Writer

November 9, 2011

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Take a look at Downtown Biola, outside the Bookstore, around Common Grounds or in Eagles Nest and you will see dozens of laptops, iPads and other expensive electronic items. Here at Biola University, we enjoy the comfort of a...

House of prayer would offer space for intentional worship

November 8, 2011

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A growing trend There is a movement of God that has been growing for over a decade to see houses of prayer rise up all over the nations. What is a house of prayer? It is simply a place where offerings of worship rise before t...

Faculty Column: how to deal with conflict effectively

November 8, 2011

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When you read the word conflict, do your shoulders become tense? Do you feel sick to your stomach? Do you remember the words that slipped out of your mouth that you wish that you could take back? Has it caused you to lose sleep?...

American sports stars should play for passion not profit

Joseph DeClercq, Writer

November 8, 2011

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The 2011-2012 NBA season should have started already, but it hasn’t because the players and owners can’t agree on a way to split nearly $4 billion and keep both sides happy. This is just one example of the ridiculousness of American professional sports. The New York Yankees’ payroll ch...

Reasons to beware the new federal aid plan

Albert Cheng, Writer

November 7, 2011

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Wall Street Occupiers who are clamoring for a free college education, take heart. President Obama is rolling out steps to alleviate the debt burdens from student loans. On Oct. 26, the president announced his plan at the University...

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