Vietnamese refugees reflect back on their experiences and memories of leaving their homes to avoid an imminent Communist takeover after the Vietnam War. While coming to a foreign land, the United States, Hung Le, Tuan Hoang and Kat Le’s parents all experienced the American Dream first-hand.
Alaina Housley’s legacy lives on through an endowed scholarship fund that will continue support students in need.
Pepperdine discontinues weddings in Stauffer Chapel to free up availabilty as well as to resolve complications with the university’s tax-exempt status.
Photo by Matt Benton As a child, Hung Le’s favorite game to play was “Coming to America.” “We used to take these suitcases, and we would pretend we were going to America,” Le said. “That was the Promised Land.” Within the suitcases, which Le referred to as “war kits,” were family pictures, clothes, a little […]
Graphic by Kylie Myers In anticipation of the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Pomona College President David Oxtoby distributed an open letter in support of students who have applied for the DACA program. As of Jan. 24, 608 presidents of colleges and universities in the United States have signed the open letter. […]
Photo Courtesy of the City of Malibu As a lifelong resident of Malibu, to some it might seem natural that Skylar Peak would get involved in the city’s local government. For Peak, this wasn’t always part of his life’s trajectory. His family came to Malibu in the 1950s, when it was one of the more […]