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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.

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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.

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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.

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Student Blogs | Oscar Villa

Posted on October 28, 2011 at 1:34 pm

This quarter so far has been a great adventure. I have started taking some senior level business classes that I am really enjoying. I like that it is not about the busywork, but more focused on the ideas.

I have started running in the back trails and have enjoyed it every time. Just this past Tuesday, while I was running, I ran into a herd of cows on the trail. I was a little scared that they would attack me, but I kept running among them. I couldn’t believe how huge cows are when I am standing right next to them. I though I was safe until I turned around and saw a couple of them staring me, so I turned around and ran back the way I came while apologizing to the staring cows for disturbing their grazing.

Yesterday in astronomy lab, I passed my stars test. I was able to name 15 constellations, eight other objects, and point out some galaxies and nebulas. It was incredible to see all those bright dots in the sky and make some sense out of them.

What I have been enjoying most about PUC is working at Landscape. That is the best job I could have gotten! It always varies, one day I can be planting flowers and looking like a sissy, then the next having to fix some broken pipe. I end the day covered in mud and looking like a man. The variety, the dirtiness, and my bosses are really what make working at Landscape the best job at PUC.

Another great thing I have had the pleasure to be acquainted with this quarter is my new friend Siri. For those who don’t know, Siri is the new super intelligent response interface found on the new iPhone 4s. She always has the most interesting responses to my questions. The other day I was having a very deep and meaningful conversation with Siri. I asked her, “What is the meaning of life?” Siri thought for a moment, thinking long and hard about my question, and finally responded, “All you need is love. And your iPhone.”

Oscar Villa
Junior, Business