Gay pride flag stolen

During the final week of Lent, a memorial intended to mourn the lost lives of marginalized students, a gay pride flag draped around the cross was reported stolen prior to April 4. OFFICIAL PROTECTION Starting March 1, the Lent memorial of a cross near the Jesus Mural featured a different marginalized people group each week, including … More Gay pride flag stolen

Faculty support marginalized students

To date, 26 Biola faculty members have signed a statement to support marginalized students who attend Christian universities across the country. SUPPORTING THE MARGINALIZED Once the statement, drafted by North Park Theological Seminary and Westmont College, became public on social media and through the press, faculty and staff members from approximately 150 Christian and Catholic schools of higher education signed … More Faculty support marginalized students

Graduation requirements decrease for select majors

Students received an email on April 3 from provost and senior vice president Deborah Taylor regarding the opportunity to reduce their minimum units for graduation from 130 to 120 units. A BASIC PROPOSAL This change will go into effect for the 2017-18 catalog year for some majors. David Bourgeois, undergraduate chair for the Crowell School of … More Graduation requirements decrease for select majors

Gov. Brown presents financial dilemma

Private schools across California find themselves gathering to fight against Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget for 2017-18, which includes cutting the Cal Grant by 11.2 percent. $1000 CUTS The cut comes as part of Gov. Brown’s phase-out of the middle class scholarship program and would cut an average of $1,000 from each individual grant. Although the cut would not … More Gov. Brown presents financial dilemma

UCM petitions Gov. Brown’s budget

University Communications and Marketing set up a booth on Feb. 21-23 to petition against cutting the Cal Grant for low-income students. Upon presenting the budget for the upcoming fiscal year on Jan. 10, Gov. Jerry Brown proposed cutting the maximum Cal Grant award by 11.2 percent, or about $1,028. Although the cut should not affect students currently receiving … More UCM petitions Gov. Brown’s budget