Headshot of John Milton from the Providence website.
Headshot of Dr. Russ Reeves from the Providence website.
Co-written by Angela Groom and Amy MacArthur
Due to a budget shortfall during the 2015-2016 school year, the board of trustees laid off staff and faculty on Thursday, August 4. Of the six that were laid off, the termination of two full-time faculty, Dr. Russ Reeves and professor John Milton, have been the most sobering for the current student body and alumni.
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by Angela Groom
Last week there were quite a few posts regarding California’s senate bill (SB 1146) on my Facebook feed. The bill, authored by California State Senator Ricardo Lara and co-authored by California State Senator Mark Leno, seeks to close loopholes for discrimination at post-secondary educational institutions on the basis of sex or sexual preference.
by Amy MacArthur
Jesus said, “When you have done unto the least of these, you have done unto me.” (Matthew 25:40) In Uganda, there are millions of people without water, dying of dehydration and waterborne illnesses. Here there is never a question of whether or not water will come out of the sink when prompted, even given the recent drought in California. In the last two weeks I have seen how dire the need is half a world away.
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by Nicole Veldink
Genesis 2:18 reads, “And the LORD God said, ‘It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.’” God created man alone but saw it unfit for him to stay that way, which is why it is in our nature to connect with other people and search for deeper relationships.
by Kavin Carter
If there is one thing that all students can agree on it is that school is not cheap. According to the College Board, “the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2015–2016 school year was $32,405 at private colleges, $9,410 for state residents at public colleges, and $23,893 for out-of-state residents attending public universities”.
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By Amy MacArthur
Short term mission trips are one way for Americans to start seeing the women, men, and children as people with real desires, goals, traditions, and stories of both triumph and tragedy, instead of “the poor starving children of Africa who just need Jesus”.
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By Angela Groom
Pro-tip #1000345: Taking summer courses can not only benefit you as a student but it may just save your GPA (and more importantly, your scholarships).
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by Kavin Carter
With the upcoming election this November more questions have been raised than ever before about the morality and integrity of the three presidential candidates: Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump.
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By Nicole Veldink
In the last twenty years, the hyper-sexualization of men and women has grown to almost unbearable heights. Although men are hyper-sexualized as well as women, women usually take the spotlight in this department. Everywhere we look, there is evidence of this: TV shows, movies, commercials, billboards, books, etc.
by Kavin Carter
Fun and laughter were the sounds emanating from the Franson Auditorium Friday April 8th. The reason, of course the Nite Show! Students came together to enjoy jokes, acts, interviews, live music, and several other hilarious attractions. Continue reading