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Star Trek: The Show that Shaped the Century

In Carly Twehous, Featured, Posts, Reviews, TV Reviews by Impact Admin

— By Carly Twehous — I say, “Star Trek”, and what’s your first thought? Maybe it’s, “Live long and prosper, Mr. Spock”, and the classic, split-finger hand-gesture. Maybe you think of those few reruns you saw in the 70’s-80’s-90’s, and get this odd zing of nostalgia for a time when there will still reruns on television. Or perhaps you’re fresh …

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Hook, Line, and Sinker: A ‘Better Call Saul’ Review

In Carly Twehous, Featured, Posts, Reviews, TV Reviews by Impact Admin

— By Carly Twehous — Over the course of its five seasons Breaking Bad was able to accomplish something rather unique: it captivated the audience so much that, by the series finale, the show presented absolutely no characters with any semblance of a moral backbone. Breaking Bad became a series of choices between far lesser evils and roads paved with …

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What the People Want: Review of HBO’s The Young Pope

In Carly Twehous, Featured, Posts, Reviews, TV Reviews by Impact Admin

— By Carly Twehous — Most people can reluctantly agree that when the phrases “fictional tale of modern Catholicism set in Vatican City” and “produced by HBO” are thrown around and mushed into the same sentence, assumptions are bound to be made. Those coming from a secular background with no influence from organized religion automatically assume that such a show …

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Changing Climates: A Comparison of ‘The West Wing’ and ‘House of Cards’

In Carly Twehous, Featured, Posts, Reviews, TV Reviews by Impact Admin

— By Carly Twehous — When the critically-acclaimed political drama, The West Wing, first aired, way back in September 1999, headlines were relatively mild, bi-partisan at best, and hardly ever indicated that Bill Clinton was president. When the equally critically-acclaimed political drama, House of Cards aired, way back in February 2013, North Korea tested its third nuclear bomb, Pope Benedict …

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From Protestant to Catholic: The Hurdles to Overcome

In Faculty Lectures, Featured by John LaCrosse

Speaking from his own experience as a convert, Dr. John Kincaid explains some of the struggles Protestants must overcome before joining the Catholic church. To listen to all the talks from the conference, click here. This clip is an excerpt from the West Coast Biblical Studies Conference held on January 27th-28th, 2017.

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Alumna Works at Pro-Life Crisis Pregnancy Center

In Alumni Profiles, Industry Insights, Posts by John LaCrosse

JPCatholic Alumna Timmerie Millington speaks on her experience re-branding Life Choices Crisis Pregnancy Center, where she works as the Director of Education and Outreach. Timmerie graduated from JPCatholic with a Communications Media degree focusing on New Evangelization in 2013.  She went on to earn her M.A. in Biblical Theology from JPCatholic in 2015.  Timmerie is also a Catholic Speaker and the …

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What Parents Need to Know About Mental Illness

In Culture, Featured, Posts by Impact Admin

In this bonus clip from our discussion on Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, guest panelist Luke Maxwell discusses the importance of parents educating their children about mental health. To learn more about Luke’s work with suicide prevention and for additional resources visit http://www.ucantberased.com/ For the full panel discussion on 13 Reasons Why click here.