Politics: finally withdrawing from Iraq

Mark Nesbitt, Writer

November 2, 2011

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March 19, 2003 — I can remember it clear as day. I was in the family minivan on the way home from school. My mom told my brother and I that our country’s president, George W. Bush, would be announcing war against Iraq that...

Finding a church focused on God instead of entertainment

Lindsay Hottendorf, Writer

November 2, 2011

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Have you ever visited a church and walked out thinking, “That was exciting,” without remembering what the pastor preached on? You may have met a lot of nice people, the worship felt like a concert, you didn’t fall asleep...

Staff Editorial: YouTube serves as either a tool or harmful distraction

Chimes Staff, Writer

November 2, 2011

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Last weekend, amid Bible-thumpin’ robots, Wendy’s ghosts, a modestly-attired Smeagol and four other guys with funny accents, Punk ’N’ Pie pacified an easily distracted audience with viral videos gleaned from YouTube in...

Questioning Biola’s rule prohibiting longboards and bikes

November 2, 2011

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I remember when I was in high school and just dying to go to college and live on campus. One of the main things I looked forward to, outside of making friends and going to classes, was longboarding around campus. After making...

Corey’s Corner: social justice from a biblical perspective

President Barry Corey, Writer

November 2, 2011

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President Barry Corey shares seven thoughts on biblical justice in Corey's Corner this week. | Photo courtesy of University Communications and Marketing On Nov. 14, I’ll be speaking in chapel, drawing from the story of Di...

Mandatory Bible studies a solution to lack of fellowship

Spencer Lyle, Writer

October 29, 2011

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Just what makes Biola Biola? I believe it is Christian principles. They are the foundation of the school and the responsibilities of every student. However, Biola has failed to encourage certain responsibilities in its students....

Staff Editorial: events like Oktoberfest affect community perceptions

Chimes Staff, Writer

October 27, 2011

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Biola prides itself on its image, on being a beacon of light to La Mirada and the world. We, as a community, try to set a positive example. Our contract holds us to stricter, higher standards of behavior than we will probably...

Guest speakers deserve more respect from students

Lainey Cray, Writer

October 26, 2011

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I was embarrassed by the conduct of Biola University at the Thursday evening session of Torrey Conference. The behavior displayed toward the speaker Sandra Richter was extremely rude. It was made clear at the beginning of the...

Israeli government shows unwise judgment in Palestinian criminal trade-off

Briana Santillana, Writer

October 25, 2011

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“The United States Trades 1,000 Terrorists And Enemies Of War For One American Soldier.” What if this was the headline of The New York Times? What would your reaction be? Thrilled? Appalled? Well, this is the headline many...

Staff Editorial: avoid putting things before God

Chimes Staff, Writer

October 19, 2011

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For weeks, the world waited with bated breath to hear Apple’s newest announcement. Tech blogs proclaimed the impending arrival of the iPhone 5 — the phone of everyone’s dreams. When the proclamation was finally made just...

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