Closed-note exams hold students back from learning skills they will need in their careers. All exams should be open-note to teach people how to be resourceful and find reliable information quickly, as well as to ease unnecessary anxiety.
The DSM-5-TR misses an opportunity to create a more inclusive diagnosis of autism by clinging to outdated stereotypes. Confronting the misalignment between simplistic conservative diagnostic models and the complex varied ways neurodiversity presents in different people is essential.
Going to school in Malibu has more perks than just its sandy beaches and sunny climate. Many students get the opportunity to work in some of the trendiest stores, shops and restaurants in all of LA county, with celebrity sightings and free gear to supplement their working experience.
A newsroom’s racial diversity directly impacts an audience’s trust in the news that newsroom produces. Without meaningful representation on the inside, news cannot represent society’s diverse viewpoints.
Sophomore Sofia Thure advocates for accessibility and disability awareness on campus in a letter to the editor.
Pepperdine University has created another fitness gym for students to use. Although, a better use of time, money and space would have been to make it a parking area for the students.
Almost all iPhone users hate to see green text bubbles. Thus, Apple users should not use Spotify — an app that screams the color green.
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.
In a competitive school such as Pepperdine, it can be easy to either feel the need to put on a front or collapse under the pressure. There is another option though— taking a moment to rest and recuperate.
The University’s lack of dining options hinders students’ accessibility to eat after and during business hours. When Malibu closes up shop for the night, Pepp students are left to their own devices.