Yearly Archives: 2015

Women share first conference title since 2004

The last time the Biola women’s soccer team won the Golden State Athletic Conference Title was in 2004. However, because of a dominant defense and a consistent offense, the Eagles are the 2015 GSAC Co-Champions.

Biola headed into Saturday’s game in Phoenix, Ariz. against Arizona Christian University needing a win to lock up a share of the title with the surging Westmont College Warriors. more

David Gergen to Launch Westmont Speakers Series on Moral and Ethical Leadership

David Gergen, former adviser to four U.S. presidents, will speak about “Eyewitness to Power: Moral and Ethical Leadership in the American Presidency” at 12 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, in the Coral Casino at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara.

Tickets to the luncheon, part of the Mosher Foundation’s series on moral and ethical leadership in American society, cost $100 each and may be purchased online only at Ticket packages for the entire series are also available. more

Cal Hosts Free Exhibition vs. Westmont Sunday

Westmont, who is coming off a semifinal appearance in last year’s NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball National Tournament, is already two games deep in its season, with victories over Oregon Tech and Bethesda College. Junior forward Aysia Shellmire and senior guard Krissy Karr lead the Warriors with 18.5 points per game and 18.0 ppg, respectively. Shellmire has a team-leading three blocks this season, while Karr has a team-high seven assists. Freshman guard Kayla Sato (14.0 ppg) and sophomore forward Lauren McCoy (12.0) are also averaging double figures in this early season. more

Cal women’s basketball begins season against Westmont

On Sunday, the Cal women’s basketball team will tip off its 2015-16 campaign with an exhibition matchup against Westmont, a team that plays in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, or NAIA, instead of the NCAA like Cal and other big-name schools. more

Women’s soccer wins GSAC title

Biola came off their 1-0 victory over The Master’s College on Oct. 24, needing a win against the Firestorm to secure a share of the Golden State Athletic Conference title with Westmont College. more

Lucy Harris, Joshua Collins

Mr. Collins, 31, is the founder and chief executive of Catapult Ideas, a New York company that helps high school students start businesses. He graduated cum laude from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, Calif. more

Marilee E. Golike Died Oct. 10, 2015

Following graduation, she worked for the Union Rescue Mission in Los Angeles before marrying Delbert (Deb) Golike, a student at Westmont College (Santa Barbara, Calif.) on Aug. 24, 1946. Marilee and Deb met while students at Northwestern Bible School. more

Did Matthew Think Peter Was a False Disciple?

leading evangelical scholar says Matthew thought Peter was as bad as Judas.

Robert Gundry, scholar-in-residence and professor emeritus of New Testament and Greek at Westmont College, argues in his most recent book, Peter – False Disciple and Apostate according to Saint Matthew (Eerdmans), that “Matthew portrays Peter as a false disciple of Jesus, a disciple who went so far as to apostatize.” He believes Matthew does so to warn Christians “against the loss of salvation through falsity-exposing apostasy” and against the “ongoing presence of false disciples in the church.” more


Westmont Panel to Examine Junipero Serra’s Legacy

Several notable scholars will explore the history and legacy of Junipero Serra, the primary founder of the California missions, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015 in Hieronymus Lounge at Westmont’s Kerrwood Hall. more

Gibraltar Fire Prompts Schools To Close

All morning long Westmont College was being used as a makeshift water fill-up station. Helicopters were continuously sucking up water before returning to the flames. more