The Pepperdine, Malibu and Thousand Oaks communities remembered the Borderline shooting and Woolsey Fire that took place back-to-back Nov. 7-10. Pepperdine seniors remembered the events as members of the last class of Seaver students present for the events.
Pepperdine alumna and former Graphic Executive Editor Allison Lee shares her story surviving the Borderline shooting and sheltering-in-place due to the Woolsey Fire on Nov. 7-10, 2018. Lee recounts the highs and lows of overcoming trauma and the journey of a pie.
When the Woolsey Fire ravaged through the Malibu hillside, it resulted in ruin, forcing community members to rebuild physically and emotionally. From fire victims and philanthropists to city officials and evironmentalists, current and former Malibu residents share insight into a community forged by flames.
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.
A pile of dirt sits atop the Drescher graduate campus. Consisting of displaced soil from around the Malibu campus, its placement and prominence raises many questions.
The Pepperdine community reflects on the events of Nov. 7–9, 2018, for the two-year anniversary.
Pepperdine’s Affirmation Statement and the walls of the Graphic’s newsroom assert “truth, having nothing to fear from investigation, should be pursued relentlessly in every discipline.” For the fall 2020 special edition, the Graphic staff explores Pepperdine, Malibu and the world by the numbers.
Pepperdine students have needed to quickly adjust to remote instruction.
Senior Katie O’Malley reflects on the growth and change she experienced as a Pepperdine student.
Pepperdine’s transition to online classes and requirement that students leave campus for the rest of the semester has many feeling devastated.