Art by Peau Porotesano We, as professors and students, are afforded a unique opportunity working and attending a smaller, Christian university because we can easily communicate and relate to each other. However, we have not been owning this. We desperately need to step out of our bubbles and reach out to each other. How many […]
Photo by Gabriella Chan Over 1,000 students applied for international study abroad programs for the upcoming academic year and for summer 2016. Only about 75 percent of applicants received the green light to attend the program that was either their first or second choice. This year, the International Programs office made it their mission to […]
Photos by Gabriella Chan Kristina Hsieh, junior and IMC major, is paving a path for young Seaver entrepreneurs. Hsieh and two of her high school classmates, Rachel Giusti and Aaron Tom, created a coloring book company this summer, geared specifically toward young adults. Their company, Coffee Break Ink (respect for their pun), is now available […]
Photo by Gabriella Chan The iDebate Rwanda team was on campus recently as part of their national debate tour. Pepperdine hosted the debaters from Sept. 15 through 20. The team will visit 17 other colleges and universities within the next two months. The program has nearly 700 student participants and 22 schools in East Africa, […]
Struggling to decide where to study abroad before International Programs’ deadline of Sept. 28? Check out these five tips to keep you in-check and excited for your upcoming experience.
Alarms rang before 7 a.m. Saturday morning as students prepared to participate in Pepperdine’s annual Step Forward Day. Volunteers flooded the Smothers Theatre parking lot, where they checked in with their respective groups for a day of volunteering across LA and Ventura Counties. This year, 1,350 volunteers signed up, forming 85 groups that went to […]
Photo by Gabriella Chan In your face, in your ears and — for those who don’t have a penchant for thunderous voices and spontaneous dance parties — perhaps even in your nightmares: New Student Orientation Leaders are literally (literally!) everywhere. It’s hard for anyone to imagine that these upperclassmen wake up every day with a […]