Students visited San Francisco the weekend of March 18-20 where they learned about a variety of social justice movements. The annual trip featured four groups which discovered different eras and parts of the city.
The fourth event of the President’s Speaker Series on Feb. 16 included guest speakers Will Ford III and Matt Lockett — two men who said they were brought together by God. With a long, interconnected family history, Ford and Lockett shared their story of using prayer to change the culture of racism in the United States.
Pepperdine General Education requirements are on track to change in the next two years, and students and faculty alike hope for a more individualized and diverse course load. With no changes in Pepperdine’s GEs in over 20 years, Paul Begin, associate dean of Curriculum and General Education, said the University is ready to take action to fit the prevailing student needs.
Seaver Alumna Olivia Robinson (Seaver ’20) shares how her passion for social justice lead to entrepreneurship.
After the Instagram page @blackatpepperdine posted a story suggesting that a Chinese student was racist against a Black student, it received backlash from some Chinese students. @blackatpepperdine shows the problem of racial identity undermining the struggle for equality.
Washington, D.C., Program Director Brian Swarts has always held a love for students and civic engagement. Throughout the program suspension, Swarts has discovered new ways to connect with students and prepare them to critically engage the world around them.
Photo courtesy of Ooreoluwa Okediji Senior Ooreoluwa Okediji and her family moved to the United States from Nigeria when she was just 15 years old, and her love for her home country remains at the core of her passions. As a political science major, Okediji said she wishes to one day bring political reformation and […]
Unpopular opinion: Society shouldn’t cancel “cancel culture.” Like all good things, people shouldn’t allow the actions of a few extremists to demean positive social change.
Pepperdine Women’s Basketball player Jayda Ruffus-Milner joins the show to talk about how racial and social justice have intersected with sports.
Racial and social justice movements persist in professional sports, and athletes and leagues are hoping to be leaders in this movement using their platforms.