Let it be up to the individual to disclose which labels, or lack thereof, they choose to resonate and identify with. Forcing one’s own understanding onto another individual because of predisposed expectations or standards of how that person fits a mold or label is wrong.
Granting college students full anonymity to express their concerns over a class or professor sounds like a good idea in theory, which is why the Rate My Professor site was established. The platform has since become a haven for highly problematic student reviews that regularly contain sexist and racist undertones.
Marginalized groups on campus often raise valid concerns of diversity, inclusivity, and their sense of belonging on campus. These concerns are often met with invalidating comments from some disgruntled parents and alumni of Pepperdine’s past.
Senior Nicolas Armenta reveals why universal health care in the United States is necessary. After personally dealing with the flaws of the American health care system, Armenta now advocates for everyone’s free access to it.
Photo by Megan Williams Communication Professor Anastasia Triviza experienced culture shock when she first moved to Los Angeles. Having grown up in Greece, she later studied in New York City for her master’s degree. Once in LA, she soon realized she needed a car to get from one place to another. “I thought I could […]
The University has long tried to push messages of LGBTQ+ inclusivity while maintaining traditional Christian values of marriage being between a man and a woman. With anti-LGBTQ+ companies like Chick-fil-A given freely to the Pepperdine community, statements of inclusivity seem to lose their value as a result.
Meant to provide opportunities to tour campus and form relationships, Year 2 Welcome was offered to second-year students in lieu of a New Student Orientation. With a costly price tag attached, some students share the realities of their unexpected experiences.
LA County has one of the highest concentrations of unhoused people in the country. Alongside the growing rate of homelessness in cities like Malibu and Santa Monica, such concerns can be alleviated by adding safe and secure overnight parking lots for those living out of their vehicles.
On Sept. 28, the Pepperdine College Republicans took to the Freedom Wall to promote their pro-life agenda. A display of 620 crosses blanketed the wall in its entirety — a demonstration that came directly for the reproductive freedom of those with a uterus and just days before the Malibu Women’s March.
Living a 100% sustainable lifestyle comes at a cost not everyone can afford. It’s time for sustainability snobs to stop making others feel bad for not being able to share in that luxury.