As the semester reaches a peak, class stress is at an all time high. Students are looking for different ways to deal with their stressful workloads.
As the rain falls outside and cleans the air, there is a chance to release some of the stress students carry and focus on a new day. News Assistant Samantha Torre talks about the beauty of rain.
Art by Ally Armstrong This school year has been challenging for Pepperdine and the Malibu community to say the least. The traumatic nature of the shooting, fires, evacuations, protests and unpredictable weather has left students feeling as if they must make up for lost time. With multiple days of classes canceled in November and now […]
Art by Caitlin Roark The Freshman 15 is a term referring to the belief among college students that the experiences of a first-year college student lead to a weight gain of about 15 pounds. Much of this sudden weight gain is sometimes attributed to the unfamiliar sources of stress incoming college students are faced with, […]
Graphic by Nate Barton Reading for fun is crucial for brain development because it works as the brain’s physical activity, benefiting the brain and the individual as a whole. Among many other benefits, pleasure reading can reduce stress, lead to better relationships and stimulate the brain. Many college students usually read for work or school, […]
Graphic by Nate Barton It is the beginning of the semester. Winter break is out of sight. Though the first few weeks of school tend to be easier and not as stressful, soon, the school weeks will be chaotic and stressful. Because of this, it is important to make sure that stress does not become […]
Graphic by Nate Barton I’m not entirely sure where I fall on the transcendental spectrum, though I think that it’s safe to safe that I’m somewhere in between Larry Bell and Thoreau. I recycle and try to carpool, but I am admittedly not nearly as eco-friendly as I probably should be in this day and […]