Editor-in-Chief Lindsey Sullivan shares her inspirations behind the Currents Spring 2021 edition “Beauty from Ashes.”
Ronald Highfield, professor of Religion, shares how his faith gives him strength.
Every human being dreams while asleep — but what do dreams mean? Depending on who is asked, dreams have many different meanings across cultures, professions and religions.
Singer-songwriter Callie Mechelke uses music as a form of catharsis to overcome heartbreak and release emotions. Mechelke has written about a variety of topics, ranging from past romantic relationships to her faith in God.
Alumna Kim Yeung was on track to play college tennis until one injury changed everything. Yeung learned that healing can mean many different things, ultimately finding her calling in ministry.
Pepperdine community members share when they feel closest to God.
As a senior, Alexa Rydell reflects on how she came to faith during her freshman year at Pepperdine and grew in her faith over the subsequent years.
Students and staff breakdown how they stay connected to their faiths as Pepperdine begins a second remote semester. With in-person resources like Spiritual Life Advisors and convocation absent, students seek community and spiritual growth through virtual student-led ministries and interpersonal connection.
Photo courtesy of Key Pearson One word to describe junior business administration major Key Pearson is “energized.” She has not gone a week without running since her junior year of high school, drinks half a cup of coffee every morning and loves driving fast. “I like to push myself and see my limits always,” Pearson […]
Photo courtesy of Joe Karlous Sophomore Joe Karlous was in high school when his grandfather’s death led him to an existential ultimatum: pursue God wholeheartedly or settle into a lukewarm faith. Karlous, a psychology major and setter for the Pepperdine Men’s Volleyball team, was steeped in Coptic Orthodox traditions most of his life. Still, he […]