COVID-19 has continued to present alternative college journeys, unlike anything students had experienced before. Students are coming back to campus in full swing, and some upper-level students get to experience Pepperdine for the first time.
President Jim Gash updated the community in an April President’s Briefing via Zoom. Gash said the next briefing, in June, will hopefully be held in person.
Pepperdine resumes learning in-person despite universities nationwide participating in virtual schooling, and unless sick or exposed, students are expected to be back in the classroom.
Sophomore Chloe McLeod discusses her desire for increasing collaboration in University through group tests, which stems from her time as a student at Pepperdine, and experiences both in person and over Zoom.
It might be a busy semester, but there are still plenty of things to be thankful for. Pixel Editor Abby Wilt shares what makes her grateful at Pepperdine this past semester.
As living during a pandemic has forced many people to completely restructure their lives, the culture around finding love has also changed entirely.
Body and Soul incorporates the five senses within a new piece of art, music, film or experience; showcasing what staff find meaningful. Perspectives Staff Writer Christian Parham discusses her experience of being back in-person for classes.
During COVID-19, many Pepperdine students were relatively isolated. But now that we are back in person, how can Pepperdine adjust to meet the needs of students who are struggling to adjust to increased social interaction?
Pepperdine’s new club Compassion in Action is passionate about fostering a community of peace, tranquility and meditation. With the stressors of school work, Zoom fatigue and struggle of the past year, they hope to be a light.
Pepperdine’s Teacher Education program requires its students to complete 750 hours — or three semesters — of clinical teaching. These students are completing these requirements virtually, which they have done since the pandemic first began in March 2020.