Photo courtesy of Hailey Serrano While many influencers’ content revolves around fitness or lifestyle, senior Hailey Serrano rose to stardom by making videos about the last thing she thought would bring her overnight fame — her faith. The 23-year-old, who goes by Hailey Julia on social media, said she downloaded TikTok in 2019 to make fun, lighthearted videos with her … [Read more...] about Hailey Serrano Uses TikTok to Spread Love and Share her Faith
Title IX and Collegiate Sports: Helpful or Harmful?
The creation of the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 gave female collegiate athletes more opportunities to compete, matching their male counterparts. While this prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex by increasing the number of women playing at the intercollegiate level, its application may not truly level the playing field. "Though we still have a long … [Read more...] about Title IX and Collegiate Sports: Helpful or Harmful?
Pepp Athletes Find Community in the Bubble
Cross country freshman Nathaniel Lerch poses before an afternoon run on the Stotsenberg Track on Oct. 27. Lerch said he felt isolated, as he is one of approximately 200 student-athletes that live on an almost empty campus. Photo by Jaylene RamliLike many first-year students, freshman cross country runner Nathaniel Lerch said he was excited to move away from his home in Clarion, … [Read more...] about Pepp Athletes Find Community in the Bubble
Baby Waves: Athletes from All Corners of the Nation Reach Malibu
First-year basketball player Kendyl Carson celebrates after winning the Washington Class 3A state title during her junior year in 2019. Carson joined Pepperdine's team this season after playing in Washington and her home state of Alaska during her high school years. Photo courtesy of Kendyl Carson The Pepperdine experience for freshman athletes has been anything but usual. … [Read more...] about Baby Waves: Athletes from All Corners of the Nation Reach Malibu
Pepp Senior Drives in Famed 24 Hours of Le Mans Endurance Race
Senior Max Root poses for a headshot in his racing attire. Root, who has professionally driven for six years, drove for 10 of the 24 hours in France's 24 Hours of Le Mans race Saturday and Sunday.Photos courtesy of Max RootSenior Max Root made his dream a reality at just 15 years old, becoming one of the youngest professional race car drivers of his time. Root said his road to … [Read more...] about Pepp Senior Drives in Famed 24 Hours of Le Mans Endurance Race