Hispanic Studies Professor Roshawnda Derrick said she is passionate about ending the stigmatism surrounding code-switching among bilingual speakers. Derrik is determined to help students develop a deepened cultural worldview.
Pepp Prof Profiles highlight professors, their journey to Pepp and their passions to introduce them to other students, faculty and the community. In this installment, Hispanic Studies Professor April Marshall discusses meeting a Pepperdine professor while abroad in Spain as a student and why she loves the community that exists at Pepperdine.
How language frames perceptions of gender and what feminists already know about the power of words.
Photos by Callie Mechelke Freshman Natalia Escobedo prefers to worship in Spanish. Junior Ikechukwu Egwuonwu likes Nigerian Gospel music. Senior Anna Renfro enjoys traditional Christian hymns. Everyone worships differently. Worship isn’t just white, isn’t just Western, as scholars said some presume. Worship is colorful, global and shaped by all identities. “We need to realize that […]
While speaking in one’s native language carries the ease of playing with sand, trying to learn a second language often feels like laying bricks; slow, methodical, and tiring
Executive Director of “Drawdown” Paul Hawken spoke to Pepperdine on his book and ways to shift the mindset of the current climate crisis.
Graphic by Nate Barton Listening is an important skill that creates understanding among people and shows that they matter. Every person should learn to listen effectively as it will improve the quality of their relationships with others and make them more desirable to work with in classrooms and in future careers. A person shows they […]
Language education in America needs a major reboot.
The less Insta-worthy part of going abroad
Photos by Lidia Bayne Students gathered in Elkins Auditorium on Wednesday, Jan. 18, for the convocation event “The Stories That We Tell” — a panel discussion with Associate Chaplain Eric Wilson, Professor Roslyn Satchel and Associate Dean of Student Affairs for Diversity and Inclusion David Humphrey. The event was part of Peace, Hope and Justice […]