Graphic by Nate Barton My stomach churned as I scrolled through headline after headline bashing Jews, Blacks and immigrants. The only exceptions were articles that were too busy praising Anglo-Saxon superiority. I felt sick. A few hours after the Sept. 8 edition of the Graphic was distributed, I received an email from a coworker saying […]
Photo by Arin DeGroff Immigrants, aliens, strangers, refugees and foreigners. The Abrahamic holy books — the Christian Bible, the Hebrew Bible and the Quran — repeatedly identify these people as historically oppressed and vulnerable groups who believers should treat with compassion and respect. Today, followers of Christianity, Judaism and Islam advocate for immigration reform and […]
Art by Peau Porotesano In the four years since I graduated from high school, there are exactly four people with whom I have remained in contact. Three of them are friends I’ve known for years, and one of them is my high school literature teacher and newspaper adviser — a 70-something-year-old firecracker of a woman […]
PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY Department of Public Safety Activity Log 2/1/16 thru 2/8/16 CRIMES ‑ OBSCENE/THREATENING PHONE CALL Date: Feb 2, 2016‑Tuesday at 15:25 Case Number: 16‑00098 Location: OFF CAMPUS LOCATION Summary: A STAFF MEMBER REPORTED RECEIVING UNWANTED EMAILS. Disposition: Referred to Investigations TRAFFIC RELATED ‑ HIT AND RUN, NON‑INJURY ACCIDENT Date: Feb 2, 2016‑Tuesday at 15:29 […]
Art by Christine Nelson Tutoring a Spanish 152 student this semester, I realize how much I’ve forgotten — and how much I surprisingly remember — since completing my Hispanic Studies degree last spring. I sometimes won’t immediately remember simple things, like the third-person plural preterite endings for verbs, but other things that I never realized […]
PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY Department of Public Safety Activity Log 12/22/15 thru 1/4/16 DEPARTMENTAL ‑ FOUND PROPERTY Date: Dec 22, 2015‑Tuesday at 9:26 Case Number: 15‑01734 Location: LOVERNICH STUDENT (SEAVER) APARTMENTS, A BLOCK Summary: FOUND PROPERTY TURNED IN TO PUBLIC SAFETY ‑ MONEY Disposition: Referred to Investigations FIRE/HAZARDS ‑ GAS LEAK, OUTSIDE Date: Dec 22, 2015‑Tuesday at […]
Immigrant farmworkers in California plant and harvest 11 percent of the nation’s produce, yet many of them in Ventura County lack affordable, adequate housing. While nonprofits, the government and some businesses try to help, consumer choices play a key role in the living conditions of thousands of families in Ventura and across California.
Reflections on a college career.
Pepperdine students call for a dogs on campus movement.
PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY Department of Public Safety Activity Log 3/23/15 thru 3/30/15 PARKING RELATED ‑ WHEEL LOCK Date: Mar 23, 2015‑Monday at 7:47 Case Number: 15‑00435 Location: SEAVER DRIVE Summary: AN UNREGISTERED ILLEGALLY PARKED VEHICLE WITH MULTIPLE UNPAID PARKING CITATIONS WAS WHEEL LOCKED FOR IDENTIFICATION PURPOSES. Disposition: Referred to Investigations DEPARTMENTAL ‑ FOUND PROPERTY Date: […]