Photo by Milan Loiacono The Maasai tribe drinks cow’s blood mixed with milk for strength and stamina. Junior Angel Thairo said her grandfather would slaughter a cow and drain it upside down for the blood to be mixed with milk in traditional Maasai ceremonies. There were times when this mixture was all the Maasai tribe had to drink. “That’s what red represents —that … [Read more...] about Shades of Meaning: Color in Other Cultures
Graphic by Allison LeeThe Student Wellness Advisory Board (SWAB) is hosting Healthy Relationships Week from Nov. 18 to 22.The week consists of different opportunities for the Pepperdine community to learn the qualities of healthy relationships and engage in difficult conversations surrounding the topic. Stacey Lee, the health, wellness and resilience education program … [Read more...] about SWAB Hosts Healthy Relationships Week
My mom drifted between harsh reality and semi-true health reports. Santa Claus was not real. Halloween was not a holiday. Fried chicken gave you pimples. But the one theory my sister and I couldn’t quite understand was my mom’s denial of dairy’s existence.She would argue, along with other experts today, that our bodies were not meant to digest dairy and … [Read more...] about Got Milk?
Photo courtesy of Cecily Breeding Art is found in the characters of different languages, imbalances in nature, music that drives revolutions and intricate beadwork in clothing. Beyond these forms of art are cultures waiting to be explored. One doesn't have to travel far to find art that comes from all around the world, as many forms are explored in classes, practiced in … [Read more...] about Art creates an opening to engage in culture
Photo by Milan Loiacono What is worship? The definition of worship can be anything and everything and it is different for every single person. It’s hard to convey someone’s deep connection to worship or their struggle in worship with a word limit and a page count. But we are hoping to plant seeds, be the next dinner conversation starter and expand your view of worship … [Read more...] about Letter from the Editor