Photo by Hadley Biggs Junior Erin Miller leans over her laptop, typing a paper that was due 15 minutes ago. It is 11 p.m. This is the first time she has had time to work on homework all day. She was in class in the morning and then had work in the Convocation office following her class. In the afternoon, she had to work on the schedule for the next Veritas meeting. She then … [Read more...] about Is Overcommitment a Good Thing?
Photos by Jessica Stomberg Owner of SunLife Organics Khalil Rafati has made it his mission to be completely plastic-free by 2021, in an effort to take care of the Earth. SunLife will be incorporating cups and lids made from cornstarch, as well as straws made out of corn fiber. These cups will disappear in a landfill within 24 months (at the longest), versus plastic, which … [Read more...] about SunLife Makes Strides Toward Becoming 100% Plastic-Free by 2021
Photos by Jessica StombergPepperdine held its 31st Step Forward Day on Sept. 7, serving over 40 nonprofits within the Los Angeles and Ventura counties, with over 1,200 volunteers. Alongside student volunteers, there were staff, faculty, alumni and friends who came together to benefit the community on this annual day of service.Step Forward Day was put on by the Pepperdine … [Read more...] about Students Define Service at Step Forward Day
Photo Courtesy of the Pepperdine eSports Program. Pepperdine jumped into the world of eSports by starting their own program this summer and participating in the LA Valiant's Road to Kit Kat Collegiate Overwatch Tournament. eSports, also known as Electronic Sports, is competitive, organized video gaming in which competitors from different teams face off in popular games … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Launches eSports Program