No. 4 Men’s Volleyball team opened their season in Malibu on Thursday, Jan. 13 and Friday, Jan. 14, with back-to-back sweeps of the Erskine Flying Fleet (25-9, 25-19, 25-15), (25-17, 25-16, 25-16). The team continued the victory parade, winning their match against Princeton on Monday, Jan. 17 (25-21, 25-20, 25-20)
As students prepare to start the spring 2022 semester in Malibu, Pepperdine officials implement stronger COVID-19 policies and protections. On-campus operations will pause until Jan. 14 or until in-person classes resume.
English and Humanities Professor Colin Enriquez emphasizes the importance of studying humanities and what the past can teach modern students. But more than just taking HUM General Education classes, Enriquez encourages students to engage with diverse literature, art and movies with intentionality.
Pepperdine’s oldest tradition, Songfest, hangs in jeopardy for spring 2022. Following Songfest Director Sam Parmelee’s layoff, community members lack key information to move forward with the show.
Pepperdine’s Advancement Office continues to advance Pepperdine’s strategic plan through fundraising and advancement projects. Projects in the works include a new scoreboard for the soccer field and baseball stadium, as well as continued development of the Chateau d’Hauteville in Vevay, Switzerland.
Malibu locals protested vaccine mandates in schools and for people in general as part of a larger national walkout, protesters said. The demonstration lasted for several hours by the Malibu Pier on Nov. 3.
The Hub for Spiritual Life will move its remaining fall 2021 Seaver 200 Foundation Gatherings online due to logistical challenges. The Oct. 20 and Nov. 10 meetings will take place via iAttended.
Pepperdine faces updated county guidance as it continues to deliver on-ground, in-person services for students, faculty and staff. Latest changes per LA County Public Health guidance will impact mega events as well as quarantine measures for unvaccinated individuals.
Pepperdine’s Department of Public Safety’s public safety log publishes weekly crimes committed on campus.
A fatal car accident near Carbon Canyon on PCH on Friday, Sept. 17, killed Thousand Oaks resident Erik Berg. An employee of Millworks by Design, Berg had been working on a multimillion-dollar home at the time of his death.