This week in class, my communication professor asked the question, “Is media a product of culture, or is culture a product of media?” Hands shot up left and right as students with well-formed opinions debated each side of the argument back and forth. Watching this debate, I wondered if matters are actually that simple. Why […]
What will it take for men and women to see eye to eye?
Gender equality garners support in video game journalism
Women can be patriarchal. After all, women have been born into a society that has constructed identities for them and prevented them from voicing any opposition to such pink-rainbow ideals. Naturally, it is more than possible, if not natural, that women would fall prey to the very systematic oppression that binds them. If you can’t […]
When a bunch of Christian kids come to a Christian school in hopes of pursuing an education with a Christian perspective, discussing sexual matters is often taboo. Our RAs and SLAs, Pepperdine Sex IQ’s and the Counseling Center may advocate their availability for conversation. But are these discussions popular or relevant enough on campus? I’m […]
In honor of women’s history month, our surf columnist takes a closer look at women and surfing
Attitude and branding of athletes are half the fun of spectator sports. The men’s basketball team debuted its 2013-14 season calendar at Blue and Orange Madness, and trust us: You’re going to want to grab one before they’re all gone. Will the combination of chains, compression shirts and sledgehammers translate into a more successful WCC […]