As cliché as it may sound, life is made most enjoyable when laughing and connecting with pals around you. Life and Arts Editor Beth Gonzales shares her good news comes from re-connecting with friends and loved ones after being abroad this past spring.
Cooking is a source of good news for many people. Sports Assistant Editor Alec Matulka discusses how a particular piece of kitchenware holds a special place in his heart.
Pepperdine’s Panhellenic sororities once again hosted recruitment Sept. 16 through Sept. 19. New members will begin the process of learning about their sororities, before initiation later on in the semester.
Student Government Association announced the Freshman Class Senate in a Sept. 22 email to the Pepperdine community. The senate consists of Freshman Class President Ryan Regis and Freshman Class Senators Alex Badoyan, Hannah Sharp and Hubert McCullough.
Seaver College will implement a fall 2023 break next year, Seaver Dean Michael Feltner wrote in a Sept. 20 email to the Seaver College community. Seaver College also extended the Thanksgiving Break for fall 2023.
Pepperdine’s International Programs celebrated the Return on Sept. 8. Students had the chance to reconnect with friends from their abroad programs and new students learned about new opportunities.
Leaving beloved pets at home while at college is hard — but seeing a furry friend can make it better. GNews Producer Gabrielle Salgado speaks about the joy seeing emotional support dogs on campus brings.
Pepperdine hosted two events to honor the lives lost on 9/11 — the Waves of Flags setup on Sept. 9, and the Memorial Service on Sept. 12. Students, faculty and alumni alike said they see this event as a way to continue to honor the people who lost their lives that day.
The Pepperdine community is mourning the loss of alumnus Will Noland (’22) who died Aug. 22, in Venice, Calif. Friends and family described Will as someone who loved others well and had a smile from “ear-to-ear” every day.
From Sept. 15 to Oct. 15, people across the United States observe Hispanic Heritage Month. Pepperdine students speak on their Hispanic culture and how best to add to the appreciation.