The Fine Print is a weekly column written by Addison Whiten addressing problems at Pepperdine in a lighthearted and real way. This edition addresses some of the complications that come with living in Malibu, though it is nearly a perfect place to be.
Pepperdine is a small, isolated college community and cannot be compared numerically to the world at large. Students must edge themselves into adulthood through experience of their own.
The fall 2020 special edition of the Graphic explores Pepperdine, Malibu and the world by the numbers.
2020 has been a time of racial reckoning, prompting many to explore the impact of diversity — or lack thereof — on human interaction, especially on a college campus like Pepperdine.
Students who are now living at home due to COVID-19 are suffocated by their lack of independence and inability to socialize.
With no fall season, student-athletes are dealing with another few months without competition. While returning student-athletes know what to expect, incoming freshmen are navigating new territories in school and sports.
Figuring out the next 40 years in the next four is unrealistic. College students shouldn’t stress about finding a life purpose so young.
Attending school adds value to the lives and careers of creative students.
Personal experience has the ability to create bonds between people, to explain the difficulties of what it is to be human and to struggle.
David Epstein argues the case for learning how to think.