The Fine Print is a bi-weekly column written by Addison Whiten addressing problems at Pepperdine in a lighthearted and real way. This installment discusses our proximity to mountain lions, the unlikeliness of being attacked by one and how to successfully survive an encounter.
While Woolsey victims are still struggling to rebuild their lives and their homes over two years after the fire, Malibu’s flora and fauna recovered ashtonishly quickly. Environmentalists discuss the ways in which nature embodies resilience.
Photo by Jenna Gaertner In the afternoon of Nov. 8, the Woolsey fire began its rampage on the Santa Monica Mountains. A combination of high winds, low humidity and drought conditions led to the burning of over 800 structures and almost 100,000 acres, which included 83 percent of Santa Monica Mountain federal parkland, according […]
Photos courtesy of Michael Murrie and Jim Sherpa While coyotes and mountain lions rule the mountain ranges along California’s coast, there’s no animal that rules California’s sandy beaches like the grunion. “They are pretty wonderful little creatures that sparkle in the moonlight and bring us a lot of happiness,” said Karen Martin, a professor of […]
“Guess you can say it’s…lion around” – Arthur Puu
A heartwarming video as wildfires ravish across Southern California last December. The video showed a young man rescuing a wild rabbit from the Thomas flames. The man transported the rabbit to the California Wildlife Center, a nonprofit medical care and animal rehabilitation facility in Malibu. “The mission of the wildlife center is to care for […]
Editor’s Note: “From our feed” is a new feature through which developing stories covered on our social media accounts are featured on our website. These will be updated, but the most recent information can always be found on our social media. Public Safety has asked people on the Malibu campus not to “hike, bike or […]