Video by Kayiu Wong Article by Allison Lee They were afraid for their family. Christine Yi Suh was on a walk with her four- and six-year-old in Monrovia, California. A man with his dog kept aggressively staring at them to the point where she felt she had to leave the trail to protect her children. On their way home, she heard someone else shout at them. She did not … [Read more...] about ‘Racism Against Asian Americans has Never Gone Away’: A Pandemic Seen in Racial Terms
Art by Madeline DuvallAt Pepperdine, one can find stickers on professors' doors signaling the office as a safe space. Email lines for some identify personal pronouns, and there are many faculty and staff who speak to challenges the LGBTQ+ community faces on our campuses — and their willingness to love and support these students all the more.Students have been on the front … [Read more...] about Silent Allies
And That’s on Period.
Art by Elizabeth BrummerWomen do not bleed from the same place they pee, contrary to some misconceptions.Whether or not period talk comes up at lunch or in class, periods are happening. Women are bleeding — at least 54% of Seaver students, according to official statistics. And yet, there are people uncomfortable talking about it and misconceptions abound.When junior … [Read more...] about And That’s on Period.
Unsung Heroes Around the World
Art by Bethany WilsonInternational Studies Professor Amanda Rizkallah was born in Lebanon and raised by two black sheep. Both her mother and father were the only one of their siblings to obtain a college degree and higher. She broke from her culture's expectations by following in her parents' footsteps. “I’m raised by these two people who really valued education and … [Read more...] about Unsung Heroes Around the World
Battle of the Vendors: Pepperdine Gets a Taste of Dining Provider Finalists
Art by Ally ArmstrongAs Sodexo's contract expires this year, Pepperdine Dining Services has narrowed down the candidates to three finalists: Bon Appetit, Chartwells and Sodexo. Pepperdine Dining Services hosted two taste testings Monday for Bon Appetit and Chartwells and will host Sodexo on Friday. The University will make their decision by the end of the month. "In the end, … [Read more...] about Battle of the Vendors: Pepperdine Gets a Taste of Dining Provider Finalists