Valentine’s Day is a mainstay holiday in the United States, celebrated by many people each year, but internationally, it is not always as commonly commemorated. Students who grew up abroad discuss what the holiday looked like for them as children compared to how it’s celebrated domestically.
Photo by Megan Williams Being a third culture student, senior Nicole Wong has grown more confident in opening up about her cultural upbringing through her journey of personal identity and growth. Wong — a Liberal Arts for Education major and Multimedia Design minor — grew up facing cultural differences between Hong Kong, Shanghai and America. […]
Many individuals participate in nonprofit organizations, service projects and mission trips to help communities in need. Navigating the best way to serve can be complex.
Photo by Megan Williams The question “Where are you from?” seems fairly straightforward for most people. It’s usually answered with the name of a city, a state or a country, with little thought or worry for how to reply. For Communication Professor Diana Martinez, however, answering that question is not so easy. She immigrated to […]
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment introduces Beryl Humato, who discusses his interest in studying abroad.
After Pepperdine shut down its study abroad offerings for fall 2020, many students had to change their plans. The directors of each international program, however, are doing the same.
In additional to its global impact, coronavirus has affected multiple abroad programs at Pepperdine and continues to loom over the Pepperdine community.
Professor Heidi Hardt said multilateral corporations and organizations are overlooking gender integration.
Art by Caitlin Roark With NSO ending and the fall semester about to begin, the topic of studying abroad is circling the campus again. The Return, a Pepperdine event that welcomes students back from their abroad programs, is just around the corner, so new and old students alike will get a glimpse into the lives […]