Rescue ranch in Malibu is recovering from the Woolsey Fire and flourishes with the help of community and local businesses.
Step Forward Day
Over 1,200 Pepperdine students volunteered to help out the local community for a day of service.
Pepperdine Volunteer Center kicks of the 30th anniversary of Step Forward Day with a new service opportunity: Feed My Starving Children
Photos by Sherry Yang A farmer picks 10 oranges from one of the trees in her orchard. These oranges are the result of five to eighteen months of growth, 138 gallons of water and hours of work. But odds are, 4 of the 10 will soon end up in an American trash can. 40 percent […]
Students, faculty and alumni came together to participate in one of Pepperdine’s most beloved traditions
Art by Peau Porotesano More than 1,000 students gave their time to assist the community during Step Forward Day, but students should continue to serve others beyond just one day. The thought of consistently volunteering can be daunting, since Pepperdine students often lead busy lives, but helping others positively benefits both the volunteer and the […]
Photos By Addy Rogers Gray Wilking is outfitted in a long-sleeved flannel shirt, rain pants and hiking boots, despite the fact that it’s only 9 a.m. and almost 80 degrees. On this particularly sunny day in October, her job involves leading a small group of Pepperdine volunteers through freshly planted rows of asparagus, citrus trees, […]
Pepperdine freshman and daughter of September 11 victim speaks about her father’s legacy.
Photos by Terra Atwood Pepperdine students, faculty, and families arrived early Saturday morning, September 10th for the 28th annual Step Forward Day. The Pepperdine Community participated in one of its oldest service events, giving back to the people in the Los Angeles, Ventura, and Malibu area. “Giving back to the community really does make you […]
For any future college student, first impressions are important. The “Rising Tide” documentary series chronicles the first year of five new Pepperdine freshmen. The documentary series is the brainchild of Ben Holcomb, a Pepperdine graduate (and former Graphic staff member) and the university’s current marketing and social media manager. The next episode is due to […]