After spending nearly her entire life as a journalist and in a newsroom, PGM Director and Adviser Elizabeth Smith still thinks the news is good news. In the first piece she has ever published in the Graphic, Smith reflects on why the freedom of the press is really freedom for all.
Why is religion the biggest reason behind discrimination? The Equality Act is heading toward the Senate floor and everyone should get behind it — and stop saying it violates religious freedom.
After a summer and fall full of promises to promote diversity and inclusion, upper administration needs to ensure their next move is appropriate. Pepperdine cannot truly be a home to all until campus no longer allows for a culture of complacency surrounding bigotry.
An adverse effect of the rise of elitist political correctness is the suppression of dissenting voices — defend the First Amendment by speaking up.
Twitter’s policies on suspending accounts are highly ambiguous and problematic. They must be changed.
Photos by Kayla Lee “I feel like now more than ever [the American flag] represents fighting for what is right and fighting for the justice of other people,” sophomore Peace Ikediuba said. Ikediuba was born in Nigeria, and her family moved to the United States when she was 3 to give her and her siblings […]
Photo by Cassandra Stephenson Parents and children in the public school system are being brainwashed, Michael Smith, Media and Communication Director for Daniel Chavez, told the Conejo Valley Republican Women Federated on Friday. In a talk titled, “Saving Our Children’s Minds: Fighting the Public School System,” Smith discussed his take on the politics behind the […]
Art by Sybil Zhang Recent policy decisions made by President Donald Trump have exposed latent fear and hatred aimed toward the Muslim religion. Specifically, an order was passed that has “banned the entry of Syrian refugees into the US…[and] halted the issuing of visas to the nationals of six other mainly Muslim countries,” according to […]
Graphic by Ella Gonzalez A recent letter from the University of Chicago to the incoming class of 2020 went viral after it denounced “safe spaces” and “trigger warnings” in higher education in August 2016. The letter has since sparked debate over political correctness, First Amendment rights and the limits of freedom of speech on college […]
In American Society, we ought to protect all peaceful expression