December 19, 2014

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France Trip Takes Learning to the Next Level

France Trip Takes Learning to the Next Level

December 4, 2014

“What if . . . ?” That simple question, posed to a few Upper School teachers, planted a seed that quickly blossomed into an extraordinary collaboration and cross-curricular learning opportunity for … Read more

Alumni Spotlight: Conservation through Education

Alumni Spotlight: Conservation through Education

December 4, 2014

“Principia is a small community with a big wingspan,” comments Stephanie Little (C’03), who majored in environmental studies. “Principia gave me a global understanding that inspired me to make this … Read more

Hiking Hadrian’s Wall

Hiking Hadrian’s Wall

December 3, 2014

Enjoy a coast-to-coast walking tour across northern England with Chuck Wilcoxen, Principia College’s assistant athletic director. This well-traveled, 84-mile National Trail stretching the length of Hadrian’s Wall traverses some of … Read more

Cardboard Canoe Regatta Sets Sail

Cardboard Canoe Regatta Sets Sail

November 6, 2014

During Saturday morning of Homecoming Weekend, students once again launched seaworthy vessels made only from cardboard, tape, and colorful, water-based paint upon the mighty Mississippi River for the 7th annual … Read more

College Students Cover Election Night Live

College Students Cover Election Night Live

November 6, 2014

Approximately 70 students participated in “Prin at the Polls” on Tuesday evening, delivering five continuous hours of extensive, live coverage of midterm elections. Principia Internet Radio (PIR) provided a learning laboratory … Read more

International Perspectives Conference Broadens Focus

International Perspectives Conference Broadens Focus

November 6, 2014

For 14 years, Principia held a student-run Pan-African Conference focusing, as its name suggests, on the African Diaspora. Topics covered ranged from the role of youth to economic growth and development. … Read more

New Senior Seminar Off to a Successful Start

New Senior Seminar Off to a Successful Start

November 6, 2014

When Principal Travis Brantingham announced the introduction of the new course Senior Seminar: World Leadership to students and parents this past summer, the aim was to start out modestly, with … Read more

President’s Update: New Heights of Achievement

President’s Update: New Heights of Achievement

November 6, 2014

We’ve had a month of excellent academic and athletic pursuits across Principia as students at all levels push themselves to new heights of achievement. The College mediation team won a regional … Read more

Alumni Spotlight:  Serving in the Army with a Psalm at His Side

Alumni Spotlight: Serving in the Army with a Psalm at His Side

November 6, 2014

At age 10, Heritier Diakabana left his native country of Zaire (now known as the Democratic Republic of Congo), with his mother and five siblings, to join his father in … Read more

LA Networking Event a Success

LA Networking Event a Success

November 6, 2014

Last month’s professional networking event held in the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center in Los Angeles received a robust response from alumni and friends of Principia. Two hundred … Read more

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