Travis Scott’s 2021 Astroworld Festival left 10 people dead and hundreds injured. Scott has since received backlash online, and getting hit with several lawsuits.
A poem from the Currents Spring 2021 Creative Writing Competition.
The grieving process involves numerous psychological, cultural and religious components, including important mourning practices. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have been forced to experience loss differently than they might have expected.
When a loved one dies, people will often practice certain grieving rituals to honor the dead and comfort the living. Ari Schwarzberg, rabbi-in-residence at Pepperdine, discusses various mourning practices in Judaism.
Death is an integral part of the human experience that people don’t often talk about. Pepperdine community members share their perceptions on dying, life after death and the meaning of living.
People’s behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic serves as a reminder that Americans are desensitized to mass death and violence. While this is a product of technology’s infinite capabilities and cannot be reversed, we must never stop caring about the pain of those around us.
The School of Public Policy mourns Floyd Black, a first-year student who died Monday unexpectedly.
The deadly effects of society’s lack of preparation for COVID-19 are clear — we cannot allow it to happen again with climate change.
Fans gather in grief over death of an NBA legend.
The federal government has been slow to act on vaping regulations; in the wake of a new outbreak, we need regulation now more than ever.