5 Things You Didn’t Know About the Christmas Story

Because the journeys of Mary, Joseph and the magi only take up a few sentences in the Bible, there is much left to our imagination. To understand the risks Mary and Joseph took to bring the Messiah into the world and the lengths the magi went to just to meet him, The Bell interviewed biblical geographer Nicole DePue ’08.

10 Alumni Nonprofits for Your Last Gift of 2020

In Part III of our Christmas Gift Guide, finish out 2020 by supporting causes that will make 2021 a better year for our neighbors, near and far.

How to Show Love and Support to At-risk Relatives Over the Holidays

After eight years as a trauma social worker at Ocala Medical Center in Florida, Andy Millar ’98 has seen just how much family support influences an individual’s recovery.

Two Marriage Counselors Give the Advice All Married Couples Need to Hear Right Now

To help us enjoy stronger unions in this time of crisis, marriage counselors Jill Sieverts ’86 and Eden West ’07 are sharing the advice they’ve been giving to their own clients during the pandemic.

What 106 West Coast Wildfires Can Teach Us About Delayed Gratification

To investigate the cause of the West Coast’s record-breaking summer—for wildfire damage, grid failures and heatwaves—The Bell sought out the expertise of Bay Area resident and clean energy professional Maggie Alexander ’10.