August and September are the hottest months of the year on average in Malibu, according to ABC 7's AccuWeather. As students adjust to a new school year, mitigating the heat in their dorms is another part of their to-do lists.Temperatures in Malibu have already peaked this semester at 93 degrees Fahrenheit on Labor Day. Students continually bemoan the fact that on-campus housing … [Read more...] about Beating the Heat: Why There’s No AC in the Dorms and What To Do About It
Art by Ally ArmstrongParking on campus has a notorious reputation. For those who commute, circling campus in search of that one spot to squeeze in to is a weekly routine. "Pepperdine needs more parking on campus. Finding parking after 8 a.m. is nearly impossible some days," Vice President of Finance Raymond Mora said.Pepperdine's scenic and mountainous campus earns it the … [Read more...] about Search for Parking Solutions
Photo courtesy of Ron HallIn the early hours of Nov. 7, freshman Ashley Mowreader and her suitemates were huddling in the lobby of their Debell F Suite next to a police scanner. News of a shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks broke around 11:30 p.m. Their friend and suitemate Alaina Housley was in attendance, and was missing. Restless energy permeated … [Read more...] about Christ in Adversity: How Trauma Draws Some Closer and Pushes Others Away
Photos by Madison Nichols As Pepperdine awaits the upcoming announcement of the university’s 8th president, search committee members Marnie Mitze and Connie Horton are confident about their committee's five chosen finalists, and what each individual will bring to the community. However, an anonymous display posted on Pepperdine's Freedom Wall expressed that some students … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Protests or Calls To Action?
Photo by Arthur Puu When I think of Pepperdine's decision to not renew Marty Wilson's contract next season, I think of the closing scene of "The Graduate." Dustin Hoffman's character successfully persuades Katherine Ross's character to spurn her future husband at the altar. Caught up in the moment, the young lovers run out of the chapel, board a bus and ride away from the … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Relieves Marty Wilson of His Duties, but Signals the Start of a Slow Rebuild