Adjunct History Professor Randal Beeman shared how fatherly love pulled him out of the darkest moments of his life. Today, he appreciates the love his father showed him and now shares that love with his own children.
Pepperdine is affiliated with the Churches of Christ, as was its founder, George Pepperdine. A Religion professor and Church of Christ student discuss the history of the affiliation and what it looks like to be part of the Church at Pepperdine now.
It’s Halloween season and the Pepperdine community is getting ready to celebrate the fear-filled day. It’s time to take a look at the history of the spooky holiday and some urban legends that haunt us.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment introduces Andrew Crandall, a first-year History major who is passionate about basketball and hopes to be a corporate lawyer for Nike.
Asian people in the United States have been experiencing overt racism ever since the mid-1800s. People must educate themselves on history and not use it as justification to spread hate.
After the Instagram page @blackatpepperdine posted a story suggesting that a Chinese student was racist against a Black student, it received backlash from some Chinese students. @blackatpepperdine shows the problem of racial identity undermining the struggle for equality.
After the recent social justice movement, Black History Month is more than just remembering those who have paved the way for us. This Black History Month is about honoring lives that were taken too soon and being a Black ally.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment introduces Mirielle Cox, a passionate History major who wants the subject to be accessible for all students.
In light of Dean Petersen’s recent attacks on new ethnic studies programs, the Debate Team urges students to be wary of attempts to undermine democracy, inclusion and critical thought.
The Pepperdine community had a wide range of reactions to the School of Public Policy’s petition against The New York Times’ The 1619 Project and Dean Pete Peterson’s Oct. 12 email to Conservative News Subscribers. Several faculty organizations, alumni groups and student groups shared petitions and letters against and in support of Peterson.