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Local winery donates profits to orphanage

The Belwop Project, a group made up of quite a few APU alums, has received plenty of attention across APU’s campus ranging from announcements made in Kaleo chapel to classrooms to Cougar Walk. The nonprofit organization that the Belwop Project serves, Friends of Belwop, also recently received a great deal of attention from a local

School of Education chooses Azusa resident as new dean

The APU School of Education named Anita Henck, Ph.D., as the new dean after serving as interim dean for six months. As an Azusa resident for six years and 33 years of experience in higher education, Henck looks forward to the many rewards of her new position.   “While I am not working day to

Thousands of eggs dropped on Cougar Stadium

A helicopter dropped 25,000 Easter eggs on Azusa Pacific University’s field on Saturday, April 7. Glendora’s Foothill Community Church sponsored this second annual Egg Drop.   Long entrance lines wrapped around the east edge of Cougar Stadium and colorful balloons that were strung together framed the bridge at the entrance. A sea of brightly-dressed kids

State universities freeze enrollment, higher APU enrollment expected

March 19 California State University officials released a statement announcing that they will accept no new admissions for the 2013 spring semester. Few exceptions pending, the move is part of a drastic cost-cutting strategy to reduce enrollment at CSU’s by about 16,000 students next spring. This news will trouble many high school students considering applying

Feral parrots make a home at APU

They came suddenly and without warning, they disturb our sleep with their incessant squawking, and they excrete their feces all over our campus. A flock of parrots have recently made APU their new home, favoring University Village (UV) most.   Hillary Smith, a junior sociology major, lives in UV and was surprised when she heard