Photo courtesy of Jumpstart Six schools, 12 classrooms, 85 to 100 Pepperdine workers and an estimated 240 preschoolers. These are the rough numbers for Pepperdine's Jumpstart program this year. As schools moved into an online format, Jumpstart shifted to connect with the preschoolers learning virtually. Jumpstart is a program that prepares preschoolers for kindergarten … [Read more...] about Jumpstart Works in New Virtual Format
Composite by Natalie Rulon The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention escalated fears stateside Tuesday when it warned that a United States outbreak of the coronavirus (officially known as COVID-19) is inevitable. “It’s not so much a question of if this will happen anymore,” Nancy Messonnier, director for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: How an International Disease Hits Home
Art by Caitlin Roark As students at Pepperdine, we hear a lot about the alumni. They are a central target of the annual Give2Pepp movement, they bustle around in their designated T-shirts during Step Forward Day, and they even sit in the Caf during Waves Weekend. Along with the occasional celebrities to set foot on campus, Pepperdine also has some star-studded alumni as … [Read more...] about Staff Editorial: What Does it Mean to be an Alumni?