Interviews with California college students on religion and truth: Latest News

Cerritos College: I’m a flexible Catholic

Cerritos College student explains role of religion in his own life

Interview with Cody, who is studying kinesiology, took place next to the Cerritos College Library on February 20, 2019. Do you consider yourself religious? Cody: Yeah. I believe in a God and that He has a lot to do with our world and what’s happened to us and what we’re planned to do in life. I believe that people can choose who they believe in, but, for me personally, I … [Read more...]

El Camino College: I’m a witch

Student explains how she left Christianity for atheism and witchcraft

This interview with Ashley, who is studying business and plans to go into real estate, took place in front of the El Camino College Music building in Torrance on February 20, 2019. Do you consider yourself religious? Ashley: I’m a witch. I don't really believe in any gods or anything like that. My being a witch has more to do with the power of my emotions than the whole … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Harbor College: you made us flip our perspective

Students answer questions about abortion

Part 2 of an interview with Rosemarie and Erin outside the Science Complex at Los Angeles Harbor College. February 6, 2019. Read Part 1 here. You said you hold the Catholic standards - does that mean you believe marriage is between one man and one woman and that abortion shouldn't happen? Erin: Yes, I kind of do follow the standards. I'm not really that strict on it. You … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Harbor College: just live your best life

Students answer questions about God, religion and the Afterlife

Part 1 of an interview with Rosemarie and Erin outside the Science Complex at Los Angeles Harbor College. February 6, 2019.  Do you consider yourself religious? Rosemarie: Yes. I'm a Christian and I believe in God. I also believe you should do things that are the best for the greatest amount of people. Yeah, just live your best life, one that's very morally good and just … [Read more...]

Long Beach City College: We don’t really go to church but we say we are

It's not my place to say what other people should or shouldn't do

      Leah, studying psychology Long Beach City College Liberal Arts Campus “E” Quad. February 6 Do you consider yourself religious? Leah: I'm not sure. Do you believe in any sort of higher being? Leah: I think there could be. I'm not sure. My family is religious but we're kind of like the bad religious where we don't really go to … [Read more...]

Cypress College: You got me

"It's the same baby. There's no difference."

California Catholic reporter Mary Rose visits a California college each week and ask students about God, good, and evil.  Interview with Anthony, who is studying kinesiology, next to the pond in the center of the Cypress College campus. February 6 Do you consider yourself religious? Anthony: Yes, I do. For me it means being on the worship team, every Sunday … [Read more...]

Cal State Dominguez Hills: There has to be Something

You can't just go around in life not believing in anything

  California Catholic reporter Mary Rose visits a California college each week and ask students about God, good, and evil.  Saghar, studying biology, and Karina, studying business. In front of Loker Student Union at CSU Dominguez Hills January 23 Do you consider yourself religious? Saghar:  Yeah, I guess. I do go for prayers and I try to stick by the … [Read more...]

Cal State Long Beach: Even chicken embryos are not chickens

Unborn babies are parasites, not persons

California Catholic reporter Mary Rose visits a California college each week and ask students about God, good, and evil.  Laura, studying political science Interviewed in front of the Cal State Long Beach Student Union January 23 Do you consider yourself religious? Laura: No. Did you ever consider yourself religious? Laura: When I was … [Read more...]

Cal State Fullerton: the attraction of Buddhism, part 2

I kind of branched away from Catholicism, to be honest

California Catholic reporter Mary Rose visits a California college each week and ask students about God, good, and evil.  The following is a continuation of an earlier story today. Liliana and Jenessa, both studying sociology for social work Outside Pollak Library at Cal State Fullerton on January 23 How do you practice “mindfulness”? Janessa: I … [Read more...]

Cal State Fullerton: the attraction of Buddhism, part 1

I consider myself Catholic but I’m open up to anybody

  California Catholic reporter Mary Rose visits a California college each week and ask students about God, good, and evil.  This story will be continued this afternoon. Liliana and Jenessa, both studying sociology for social work Outside Pollak Library at Cal State Fullerton on January 23 Do you consider yourself religious? Liliana: Not at … [Read more...]