Photo by Milan LoiaconoTwo years ago, a Pepperdine sophomore sat nestled in the crooks of Payson Library, nose buried deep in “Ain’t I a Woman?: Black Women and Feminism” — bell hooks' feminist theory. The author's words have the reader on an intellectual precipice, grasping at hooks' concepts and surrounding herself with the powerful rhetoric she had … [Read more...] about Olivia Robinson: Learning From Literature
Art by Ally Armstrong When thinking of situations that foster trust, for most people, the Darknet is not something that immediately comes to mind. Assistant Professor of Economics Julia Norgaard is not "most people." Norgaard took the stage during last week's TEDxPepperdine event to inform listeners of the lessons the Darknet can teach about trust. In a Q&A with the … [Read more...] about What’s Your Ted Talk?
Speaker Jeff Walling opens TEDx with an interactive talk about human possibility. Photos by Milan Loiacono Talks of connection — connection to others, to nature, to creativity — were at the forefront of the discussions at this year's TEDxPepperdine event. Smothers Theatre filled with students, faculty and community members for the TED organization's second on-campus … [Read more...] about TEDxPepperdine Starts New Conversations on Campus
Photos courtesy of TedxPepperdineUniversity The idea of "Take the Leap" can seem like a terrifying thought, but these nine speakers are encouraging listeners to do just that. On March 13, Pepperdine will host TEDxPepperdineUniversity, a TEDx event, centered on "Take the Leap." The list of speakers includes Pepperdine students, entrepreneurs, artists and leaders who will … [Read more...] about TEDxPepperdineUniversity Speakers Give Sneak Peek of Speeches