The New Faces of Homelessness

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Homelessness has changed in recent years. In our latest issue of the Viewpoint, we wanted to look into exactly how. Families and children are one of the fastest growing demographics now on the streets. New veterans are facing new challenges but also better help returning home. We hope you enjoy “Who Are the New Faces… Read more »

Interesting Roots

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PLNU has its own history, but the land on which we sit has some history of its own. The peninsula used to be home to the Theosophists (say that three times fast), a utopian community. Read a recent article in the San Diego Union-Tribune. Check out a more complete campus history. In the meantime, check out… Read more »

PLNU Approved for NCAA Division II Membership Process

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The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced July 11 that Point Loma Nazarene University has been approved for Division II candidacy. The university had previously accepted an invitation to join the Pacific West Conference (PacWest), pending acceptance into the NCAA. “PLNU is pleased to be accepted into NCAA DII membership and we look forward to… Read more »

Student Spotlight – John Castillo

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At PLNU, John is a pioneer – not just for himself, but also for future design students. John’s mother died from a heart condition when he was nine. His sister, age 22 at the time, dropped out of college to help raise him. When it was time for John to go away to college, they… Read more »

Going Solar

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One of PLNU’s summer projects is adding quite a few solar panels throughout campus. With SPG Solar/Perpetual Energy, PLNU will nearly triple the production of “green” solar electricity on our Point Loma campus. The new system will include solar collection panels on the rooftops of the Cooper Music Center and Nicholson Commons (similar to the… Read more »

Business Alum is Combining Business and Bibles

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Alum and former Entrepreneur Enrichment Program (EEP) participant Jim Houliston is using unexpected methods to disperse Bibles. His endeavor, The Daggar Project, intrigued readers in Risen Magazine. Houliston’s partner during the EEP process was PLNU alum, Paul Gentry. When commenting on their past involvement with EEP, Gentry mentioned, “There’s no doubt the EEP significantly helped… Read more »