The time international students have in the United States is limited. That is why Sharon Wakio provides resources and opportunities to serve international students and help their transition to the U.S.
Multidimensional Identity is a profile piece series by Sawa Yamakawa highlighting minority students who belong to unique and/or underrepresented identity groups at Pepperdine. This series focuses on the intersection of a student’s multidimensional identity and how they shape the student’s experiences at Pepperdine University.
It’s easy for first-year students at Pepperdine to get stuck in an unappetizing rut as they are forced to pick a meal plan that costs thousands of dollars per year. To solve this, the University should offer first-year students the choice to cook for themselves by furnishing first-year dorms with full kitchens.
With the President of the United States, international students can expect a more fulfilling experience in the country. President Biden taking over the White House means the future of international students in the United States is looking bright.
A July 6 ICE policy threatened to deport international students taking all online classes. Three international students react to this government policy and Pepperdine’s response to it.
Pepperdine shared a more finalized version of the Pepperdine Restoration Plan, canceling all International Programs for fall, allowing for online-only courses and more.
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“Your hair is so exotic — can I touch it?”
“You came from Colombia — is that why you are so spicy?”
“Oh, you’re from Hong Kong! You think you can help me with my math homework?”
“I always wanted a gay best friend!”
Iamachkine, Kuczer, and Takamura are the newest additions to the Women’s Tennis team.
Pepperdine introduces a new student ambassador council in attempt to help connect waves from around the world