Laurelinda Larkins

And Welcome Back…

September 28, 2012
Providence's Beggar Keggar --- photo by Shelli Cammenga

So here we are, off to another school year. And today marks the first edition of The Beggar Blade this semester. We have many exciting stories lined up and a fantastic group of club members who will be writing articles, creating films, and publishing print editions of the newspaper. Our goal is to expand the topics covered this year and offer a variety of ways to keep our readers interested.

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Well…That’s a Wrap

April 27, 2012
Providence students gather for chapel

As the semester draws to a close, I look back on the events that have happened with joy, yet a bit of sadness that yet another year has flown by so quickly. It has been a great honor to be on the editorial staff of The Beggar Blade working with a group of wonderfully talented student writers. I want to thank everyone who has taken the time to write articles in the past. Your contributions make The Beggar Blade what it is. Even though the future of Providence, and therefore The Beggar Blade, is uncertain, it is my belief that […]

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Senior Profile: Marie Bosma

April 13, 2012
Thumbnail image for Senior Profile: Marie Bosma

Article by Laura Fobar From the great Province of British Columbia, Canada to the sunny Southland of California, Providence senior, Marie Bosma, finds herself at the end of her college years. In the beginning, Marie knew nothing about the Providence community other than its size. She had never visited the school and came to college in California “for the adventure of it!”

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Chorale Performs at Donor Banquet

April 6, 2012
Donors, students, and faculty gather in fellowship before dinner     photo by Shelli Cammenga

Last Friday, March 30, Providence Chorale members drove to Pomona Valley Mining Co. to perform at the annual college donor banquet. After warming up, students spent some time socializing with guests before dinner was served. Guests included donors, Providence faculty and staff, and Student Senate representatives. After the guests finished dinner, the Chorale performed three songs led by Music Director Luana De Groot-Canty. When the guests finished applauding, the students returned to their seats to listen to the guest speaker. President Dr. Halvorson also spoke to the audience, reassuring listeners of Providence’s commitment to a Reformed education on the West Coast and informing […]

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Human Foosball

March 30, 2012
Students playing Human Foosball

Article by Laura Fobar On Friday, March 23, the Sea Beggars made their way to the campus basketball courts where Student Senate organized an evening of Human Foosball.  Students were divided into three teams of about fifteen players each. Each player clutched a section of rope covered with a piece of a garden hose and ran side-to-side across the Foosball “field,” trying to score as many goals as possible. After the three teams had played tournament-style, Team Two was declared champion. Two teams of men then faced off, followed by two teams of women.

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Last Man Standing TV Show Taping Avodah

March 16, 2012
Last Man Standing Cast Picture compliments of

On Tuesday March 13th, a group of Providence students drove to CBS Studios in Studio City, CA. to watch a production team film the episode of the sitcom Last Man Standing starring Tim Allen. Providence students were one of the main groups in the live studio audience who provided laughter for recording which also boosted the performance of the actors on set. Before attending this Avodah, students were required to watch at least a couple episodes of this new television show in order to become familiar with its characters, setting, and story line. With this knowledge, students lined up outside […]

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The Sea Beggars – Men’s Soccer Team 2012

February 24, 2012
Men's Soccer Team at Providence

Article by Mayra Martinez The spring semester has started off with new activities around campus, but there’s one that’s been brought back…The men’s soccer team or what Europeans refer to as “Football.” The Sea Beggars have more men filling in spots this year and have scored some amazing goals that have brought out the best in the soccer team.

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Sea Beggars on Ice

February 3, 2012
Students gather for a picture after the game

By Laura Fobar On Friday, January 27, at 10:00PM, the Sea Beggars traveled to a local indoor ice rink near Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena for an evening of broomball: a hockey-like game during which players form two teams and run around on ice trying to score as many goals as possible.

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Welcome Back

January 13, 2012

Welcome back to a new semester. We are excited to continue producing weekly editions of the Beggar Blade. Some features to look forward to this semester include audio broadcasts, restaurant reviews, lifestyle articles, and of course, campus event summaries. We would also like to see more students write articles and send in suggestions about how to improve the newspaper. If you would like to write for the Beggar Blade on a regular basis or just occasionally, please talk to one of the editors listed below. Join us this coming Wednesday, January 18, for some pizza and a brief meeting in M06 at […]

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Santa Ana Winds Damage Providence Christian College Campus

December 2, 2011
50 Foot Tree Falls on Speer Hall - photo by Shelli Cammenga

Santa Ana winds up to 100 mph ripped through Southern California early Thursday morning, felling trees and power lines, delaying or diverting flights, and knocking out power for thousands.

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