As a sophomore, Ethan Suh found that joining the Pepperdine Baseball team as a walk-on is no small feat. Looking back now as a senior, Suh said the process came down to hard-work, determination and a lot of running.
Pepperdine’s fitness scene has faced changes with the announcement of a Wellness fee and a new Fitness center projected to be finished in Summer 2022. Pepperdine students consider what these changes mean for them, and the importance of working out in college.
Pepperdine Sports were back in full swing for the 2021-2022 year, complete with spectators. Join the Sports and Photo desks of the Graphic as we go through this year’s top moments.
Damian Lillard remains one of the few superstars in the NBA that remains loyal to the team that drafted him. Sports Assistant Editor Jerry Jiang explains that while Lillard’s loyalty is appreciated, he should leave the Blazers for his and the team’s sake.
Pepperdine Women’s Swim and Dive team made history when the team won its first Pacific Coast Swim and Dive Championship in program history in February. After falling short three straight years, Head Coach Ellie Monobe said the team culture played a pivotal part in the win.
The Swiss Super League is a small yet exciting league. Sports Staff Writer Joseph Heinemann conveys his love for the European soccer league.
Major League Baseball enacted a new housing policy in 2021, benefitting minor league players. Five current or former minor leaguers spoke about the conditions and challenges of working their way to the big leagues.
The 2022 spring abroad session is in full swing and attending students are immersing themselves in PE classes unique to their program. If not in PE, students are hiking, attending games and even horseback riding.
Pepperdine Men’s Baseball swept their first series against the Villanova Wildcats on Feb.18-20. The Waves are predicted to finish fifth in the WCC and go on to play UCLA on Feb. 22nd.
Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving’s selfishness has already driven James Harden out of Brooklyn. Sports Assistant Editor Jerry Jiang explains if Irving doesn’t clean up his act, he will never win a ring again.