By B.J. FlemingStaff Writer 1848: Elizabeth Cady Stanton stands before a small congregation at the Wesleyan Methodist Church in Seneca Falls, N.Y to deliver "The Declaration of Sentiments." In it, Stanton outlined eighteen "injuries and usurpations" (The same number as the Declaration of Independence) done unto women by men. She also added the reminder that, "all men and women … [Read more...] about Stanton Uses Life Experiences to Fight Abuse
Kelsey MaysStaff Writer Bright colors — red, silver, blue — shimmer in the afternoon sun. Eyes dart nervously around, from one slab to the next. Then, The Hand appears. “Hi, welcome to our lot!” The Hand extends, exposing a silver Timex beneath its shirt cuff. A flashy smile, slicked back hair and a freshly pressed pinstripe-tie combo. The Hand takes no prisoners: it listens … [Read more...] about How to buy a car with no regrets
AuthorAuthorTitle As the school year comes to a close, many of you are starting to make your summer plans. Some of you will get jobs or internships, some of you will go on vacation, some of you aren’t planning on ever leaving the beach and some of you will be taking summer school. A few of you, however, will use this summer to enrich your lives by starting a new hobby. To you, … [Read more...] about How to collect Sharpies (except mine, klepto!)
Ginna NguyenStaff Writer I mean, seriously, as Nelson Mandela said, “Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure about you.” I have encouraged you in this column to funk up your life via out-of-the-Pepperdine-box ways such as discovering the joy of nature by camping, the spirituality in … [Read more...] about Listen up fools, Go big or go home!
Lindsay TuggleStaff Writer Senior Ryan Breedyk There are many Pepperdine students who will admit that they’ve endured some bad summer jobs. But, while flipping burgers or tearing movie tickets may seem like unglamorous ways to earn money, senior Ryan Breedyk’s summer job for the past four years takes the cake when it comes to less-than-pleasant undertakings. Growing up outside … [Read more...] about Face in the crowd: Ryan Breedyk