As Omicron spreads across the country, many Pepperdine students are finding themselves quarantining or isolating from their peers for 5 to 10 days. Students are scattered in hotels across Malibu and through the canyon and shared their similar experiences.
Pepperdine resumed in-person classes Jan. 13, despite several hundred positive COVID-19 cases among students. Community members shared mixed feelings about returning amid Omicron.
Pepperdine welcomed the spring Class of 2025 to campus Jan. 6 for the start of spring New Student Orientation. Around 100 students attended Spring NSO, Director of Student Activities Brittany Skinner wrote in an email to the Graphic.
The Special President’s Briefing will take place Tuesday, Jan. 4 at 8:45 a.m. See live updates below. Refresh page for most recent update. 10:02: President Gash closes the briefing in prayer, and prays for wisdom, clarity, health and safety as the University moves forward. 9:20: The Q&A portion of the briefing begins. Q: Can we […]
Pepperdine will begin classes remotely Jan. 10, and plans to start in-person classes Jan. 13. All Pepperdine community members will be required to receive an entry test as well as a PCR test on campus before attending in-person classes.
Junior Sammie Wuensche said she is passionate about using her Indigenous heritage to educate her peers. Wuensche said she likes to inspire others to learn more about Indigenous people by explaining why she loves being Indigenous.
Senior Hope Dease said she is passionate about her faith and believes everyone is saved by God, no matter whether they accept Him into their lives. Dease said she uses her platform as a student to try to spread the love of Jesus to everyone she meets.
COVID-19 has shaped the way people share their opinions and think about those of others, whether on social media or in real life. Students say everyone has some type of opinion about COVID-19 and social media could be aiding in the spread of people’s opinions about the pandemic.
The idea of global citizenship may be a hard concept to comprehend with so many people living in the world. Pepperdine faculty, staff and students share their thoughts on what it means to be a global citizen.
The Pepperdine, Malibu and Thousand Oaks communities remembered the Borderline shooting and Woolsey Fire that took place back-to-back Nov. 7-10. Pepperdine seniors remembered the events as members of the last class of Seaver students present for the events.