It was in my ninth grade English class that I first learned about Elie Wiesel. A Holocaust survivor and Jewish prisoner of the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps, Wiesel recounts his World War II experiences in his memoir “Night” — the book that made its way into the hands of a young Annabelle and 20 […]
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The idea of global citizenship may be a hard concept to comprehend with so many people living in the world. Pepperdine faculty, staff and students share their thoughts on what it means to be a global citizen.
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Religion, Christianity especially, has played arguably one of the most influential roles in U.S. history, and continues to have enormous sway in American life. The question of how faith and national identity should interact is a longstanding and sometimes controversial issue.
Photo by Megan Williams From English to Spanish to Italian to French to Arabic — switching between five languages might be tough for some, but for first-year Leilani Frailich, these languages inspire creativity. Frailich is a Political Science and Psychology double major on the pre-law track, who grew up speaking both Spanish and English. Her […]
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A name can connect someone to their heritage, carry symbolic meaning and shape a person’s identity. Three individuals discuss their relationship with and understanding of their names, showing the power one word can have on a person’s life.
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The past year has been full of disappointments, but students said the hardships they faced taught them valuable life lessons. Even though setbacks are inevitable, it is possible to find good in the midst of pain.