While much of the Pepperdine community is excited about the partial reopening of the Malibu campus, there are still many who have some qualms with it. For students living too far to visit campus, or those who are still trying to keep them and their families safe from the COVID-19 virus, reopening can be frustrating.
SMMUSD recently announced plans to begin carrying out in-person classes. With pleas to reopen being ignored, LAUSD is left wondering when it can do the same.
LA County allowed Pepperdine’s Malibu Campus to open libraries for student use. Staff at the library are hopeful for the continued reopening as the semester progresses.
Parents spent the past year watching their students adapt to online learning and a new virtual reality. Now with schools, including Pepperdine, starting to open, parents have mixed feelings about sending their students back.
In February, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a California church, lifting complete bans on in-person religious services. Joe Allgood reports on what that means for three California churches.
Is it fair that Chick-fil-A made it onto campus before most students? Pepperdine must come together to bring all students back on campus.
As students begin another semester of online instruction, many are forced to adapt their ambitions to fit the parameters of the virtual classroom. The challenges of remote instruction forced some to recommitment to their academic priorities.
Pepperdine welcomed students back to the Malibu campus Wednesday, Feb. 24, for limited in-person activities. Administrators shared their hopes for future progress reopening throughout the semester.
The Brock House underwent an 18-month renovation to update the property and increase its effectiveness for hosting student events. President Jim Gash discusses the renovation and expresses hope that the house will be a hub for student activities and spiritual life moving forward.
Although the spring 2021 semester is beginning virtually, more new students are currently enrolled than last spring. Spring admits and transfer students reflect on the digital start to their time at Pepperdine, hoping for a mid-semester reopening of campus and virtual opportunities to grow their faith.