PUC Life Now

Event Image

Convocation Features Pioneering Surgeon Leonard Bailey

PUC’s student body, from excited freshmen to seasoned seniors, packed into the PUC Church on September 25 to attend the first gathering of fall quarter’s Colloquy Speaker Series.

Event Image

PUC Welcomes New Students

Phaidra Knight’s first class doesn’t start until nine in the morning on Monday, but the new Pacific Union College freshman is already making PUC home. Like the rest of her peers in the PUC Class of 2018, Knight arrived on campus with a car full of boxes on September 17 for new student orientation ready to join the PUC community.

Event Image

Meet Your New SA President: Daniel DeCaires

Daniel DeCaires has a passion for Pacific Union College and is ready to lead. DeCaires, a senior from Benicia, Calif., majoring in business administration, will be serving as the president of PUC’s Student Association (SA) during the 2014-2015 school year, which begins September 22.

PUC Life

Student Blogs | Aren Rennacker

Posted on May 28, 2010 at 1:12 pm

Aren Rennacker

It’s funny the things you learn in college. For example, all this time I thought that flu season was during winter. Turns out it’s the week before June. A viral bug has been making its way around campus, and it has put the entire school in peril. Okay, so maybe it’s only hit a few students, but as luck would have it, I was one of them. I spent all of yesterday in bed, missing classes, taking naps, and having my friends wait on me. It was terrible.

Prior to that, it had been a good week. I was able to finish some much-needed quizzes and assignments, part of the heavy work load that always piles up at the end of the quarter. I also gave a 20-minute presentation on Christ’s Second Coming for my Last Day Events religion class. I’d say it went well, except for my 46 “umm’s” (thanks for counting, Mike).

Wednesday’s release of the Campus Chronicle was significant, as it was the first issue created by next year’s staff—a staff that I am proud to be a part of. The paper will be returning to a newspaper format from the magazine style that was instituted this year by Peter Katz’s crew. Whichever way it’s structured, I see the Chronicle as a very important, often overlooked aspect to our campus. Having a periodical that serves the students by reporting news, covering events, and writing features adds so much to a campus that is on the small side, such as ours.

With only Dead Week and finals remaining, it becomes easy to look with great anticipation to the start of our long-awaited summer break. But truth be told, I’m already beginning to miss some of the things I’ll be without for three months. Summer break is great, but so is being at this college.

Aren Rennacker
Junior PR/Journalism Major