Music is deeply rooted in human nature, transcending cultural boundaries. Students who discover and appreciate international music find a tie between heritage and background. “I think it's important for students to expose themselves to things such as music and art because learning about other cultures shouldn't be one-dimensional,” senior Sustainability major Florencia … [Read more...] about A Small World: International Music Breaks Dividing Lines Between Cultures
Fall 2021: Global Citizenship
Table of Contents Letter from the EditorInfographic: Statistics of Pepperdine and BeyondWhat is Global Citizenship?Infographic: InterconnectedZachary Luben Elevates Adoptee VoicesPepperdine Students Engage in Global Opportunities After GraduationPoem: X is forFaith and National IdentitySinger-Songwriter Leilani Frailich Makes Multilingual MusicRecipe: Chicken Fried RiceLove … [Read more...] about Currents Magazine Fall 2021: Global Citizenship
It was in my ninth grade English class that I first learned about Elie Wiesel. A Holocaust survivor and Jewish prisoner of the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps, Wiesel recounts his World War II experiences in his memoir “Night” — the book that made its way into the hands of a young Annabelle and 20 other 14-year-old Robinson High students in Little Rock, … [Read more...] about Letter from the Editor
Art by Aaron Yang _______________________ Email Melissa Auchard: firstname.lastname@example.org Follow Currents Magazine on Twitter: @PeppCurrents and Instagram: @currentsmagazine … [Read more...] about Statistics of Pepperdine and Beyond
Stamp-filled passports lay open. Much like a passport, the journey toward global citizenship is like collecting stamps — gathering diverse perspectives in the pursuit of a holistic worldview. The globe has 195 countries, 19,495 cities and 7.753 billion people. With a world population that large, global citizenship may be a hard concept to comprehend. However, those who take … [Read more...] about What is Global Citizenship?