Pepperdine must play a role encouraging minorities to become future filmmakers, actors and directors.
Art by Peau Porotesano Marvel’s “Black Panther” won’t be hitting theaters for another few weeks, but it refuses to stop breaking records anytime soon. “Black Panther” is the first of its kind, and its record-breaking pre-release popularity has the potential to tie in multiple generations of Black moviegoers in a way that has never been […]
Photo by Kayla Lee In 2017, we have seen the world twist and bend in ways that many thought not possible. We have been forced to reckon with ideas of inequality, stereotypes, racism and identity. These issues have steered the country’s conversations shaping our political and social climate. I came to Pepperdine seeking not only […]
Photos by Zach Le Underwear. Everyone wears it. Well, most people do. If underwear is a must-have for most clothing collections, it’s expected that everyone, all shapes, sizes and colors, would have ample options from which to pick. Right? Not exactly. A trend in recent years has popularized wearing “nude” colored shoes, “nude” lipsticks and […]
Image courtesy of Glassnote Records Childish Gambino brought back his unique style to the rap game when he surprised fans with his fourth album, “Awaken, My Love!” in late 2016. Unexpectedly released on Dec. 2, the album explores new style territory — something he always seems to wander into. Donald Glover, aka Childish Gambino, has […]
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Poster Courtesy of American Masters Pictures A special screening of the Maya Angelou documentary “And Still I Rise” drew in a crowd of Malibu residents and LA filmakers to Elkins Auditorium on the evening of Friday, Nov. 11. The screening was organized by Pepperdine’s Institute for Entertainment, Media & Culture. Before the screening, Dean Helen […]
Photo Courtesy of Roslyn M. Satchel Assistant Professor of Communication Roslyn Satchel released her first book, “What Movies Teach About Race: Exceptionalism, Erasure and Entitlement,” on Nov. 15. Satchel’s latest piece of literature explores what the prevalent, subdued themes within movies are communicating to audiences, even when they are unaware of it. Satchel said her […]
Graphic by Kylie Myers Yik Yak. Racist comments. A sit-in protest. The Columbus statue. Mizzou protests. On Nov. 13, 2015, 100 Pepperdine community members dressed in black and participated for nearly three hours in the first Waves Against Ignorance demonstration. One year later, the demonstration continues to spark the discussion around the topics of diversity […]
Photos Courtsey of Hunter Peters “Diversity Work$” was the latest event hosted by Pepperdine’s Institute for Entertainment, Media and Culture on Friday, Nov. 4. Craig Detweiler, along with others from the institute, hosted the event to focus on the benefits of more representative entertainment. The event featured a series of speakers from companies such as […]