Photos by Cassandra Stephenson Pepperdine School of Law established the Pepperdine Law Immigration Clinic to provide pro bono legal counsel to students, faculty and staff affected by recent immigration policy and DACA changes. According to the Pepperdine School of Law Surf Report website, representation is limited to basic advice, counsel and referrals. Pepperdine School of […]
Photo courtesy of Martha Zavala Perez Pepperdine alumna and DACA registrant Martha Zavala Perez attended President Trump’s address to the joint session of Congress earlier this month as a guest of U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley. Zavala Perez received her master’s degree in intercultural communications from Seaver College in June. Zavala Perez said she was born […]
Art by Sybil Zhang Recent policy decisions made by President Donald Trump have exposed latent fear and hatred aimed toward the Muslim religion. Specifically, an order was passed that has “banned the entry of Syrian refugees into the US…[and] halted the issuing of visas to the nationals of six other mainly Muslim countries,” according to […]
Art by Peau Porotesano The election might be over, but as conscientious young adults we cannot lose focus on the controversial issues highlighted during this election cycle. In the past months, a lot of problems were brought to light, including immigration, the refugee crisis, women’s rights, sexual assault and religious tolerance. Now more than ever, […]
Graphic by Nate Barton My stomach churned as I scrolled through headline after headline bashing Jews, Blacks and immigrants. The only exceptions were articles that were too busy praising Anglo-Saxon superiority. I felt sick. A few hours after the Sept. 8 edition of the Graphic was distributed, I received an email from a coworker saying […]
Tension rises over immigration policy in wake of Cologne Attacks
Immigrant farmworkers in California plant and harvest 11 percent of the nation’s produce, yet many of them in Ventura County lack affordable, adequate housing. While nonprofits, the government and some businesses try to help, consumer choices play a key role in the living conditions of thousands of families in Ventura and across California.
Art by Christine Nelson The world’s first South American pope never fails to surprise us. As a Catholic myself, and one who makes up part of the 53 percent of the non-Church of Christ Christians on our campus, I have never been as amazed and proud at how much Pope Francis has moved the Catholic […]