Dean of International Programs Steps Down, University Plans for Next Year

Dean of International Programs Steps Down, University Plans for Next Year

BySamantha TorreJun 1, 2022
Dean of International Programs Beth Laux decided to step down from her role, wrote Dean of Seaver College Michael Feltner in a May 23 email to the Pepperdine community. The University and the International Programs office intend to search for a replacement, while providing students with a smooth transition in the upcoming year.
‘Physically Impossible to Be in a Wheelchair’ — Community Members with Disabilities Face Obstacles to Success at Pepperdine

‘Physically Impossible to Be in a Wheelchair’ — Community Members with Disabilities Face Obstacles to Success at Pepperdine

ByAshley MowreaderMay 19, 2022
Pepperdine’s Malibu campus architecture creates barriers to equal access for students, faculty, staff and visitors. Community members shared their experiences in navigating campus, advocating for change and steps they want administrators to take to make campus accessible.
Educators Observe the Lasting Social Effects of COVID on Students

Educators Observe the Lasting Social Effects of COVID on Students

ByWhitney BussellMay 16, 2022
As masking mandates begin to lift in California schools, educators discuss how students have coped emotionally through the pandemic. Teachers discuss students who were stripped of basic social-learning skills and the consequences of isolation as they returned to classrooms.

life & ARTs

Film Review: ‘The Worst Person in the World’ Paints Love Accurately and Imperfectly

Film Review: ‘The Worst Person in the World’ Paints Love Accurately and Imperfectly

ByAlec MatulkaApr 17, 2022
Every year, a few films get lost in the hustle and bustle of the Oscars. Joachim Trier’s romance film “The Worst Person in the World” picked up only two nominations at the 94th Academy Awards, but is worth seeing for its honest portrayal of complicated love.
‘Like Heaven Pepperdine’ Strives To Bring Heaven on Earth

‘Like Heaven Pepperdine’ Strives To Bring Heaven on Earth

ByLydia DuperierApr 17, 2022
Pepperdine students formed a community group called Like Heaven Pepperdine in hopes to bring faith and worship to the forefront of Pepperdine. The students invite anyone interested to join their community.
Concert Review: The Band CAMINO Captivates the Crowd

Concert Review: The Band CAMINO Captivates the Crowd

ByLydia DuperierApr 14, 2022
The Band CAMINO performed at the Novo in downtown LA on April 9. The venue, opening acts and setlist made for an unforgettable concert experience.