Art by Elizabeth BrummerWhile academia has made great strides to include women’s voices, most syllabi are still centered on male perspectives, especially in the Pepperdine Humanities Department. For many of the current professors, the syllabi from which they learned often excluded women. English Professor Julianne Smith said in her undergraduate years at Abilene Christian … [Read more...] about Where are Women in Class Curricula?
Photo courtesy of Michael Kruel | Students sheltering in place in Payson Library look out the window at Pepperdine's Malibu campus on November 10, 2018, the morning after the Woolsey Fire surrounded the university. As I write this, I am sitting in the back corner of the library near the fireplace in one of the chairs where I slept during the shelter-in-place last year. Looking … [Read more...] about A Senior’s Side of the Story
Art by Madeline Duvall There are two types of people at Pepperdine. There are those who were at the Malibu campus during the time of the Woolsey Fire, and those who weren’t. It isn’t a visible difference, but it is something that permeates the campus culture, especially after the Sweetwater Fire on Aug. 30. However, whichever group a person is in doesn’t determine their … [Read more...] about Staff Editorial: How To Communicate Well In the Midst of Disaster
Photo Courtesy of the Pepperdine eSports Program. Pepperdine jumped into the world of eSports by starting their own program this summer and participating in the LA Valiant's Road to Kit Kat Collegiate Overwatch Tournament. eSports, also known as Electronic Sports, is competitive, organized video gaming in which competitors from different teams face off in popular games … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Launches eSports Program
Image courtesy of Pepperdine University Going green has been a national trend in the wake of climate change, but how environmentally sustainable is Pepperdine? Pepperdine’s recycling program introduced a new system in 2016 after its previous vendor, Crown Disposal, stopped its service in Malibu. Some on campus say the new system is not efficient enough to reach the … [Read more...] about The Dirt on Waste: Understanding College Recycling Programs