With 2,500 students living on campus this fall, HRL is finding new ways to cultivate community among first and second-years while prioritizing safety. RAs and SLAs take on the largest group of students to ever be housed at Pepperdine, yet they are dedicated to fulfilling their mission to lead, support and bond with their peers in the best way they can.
COVID-19 has left the world feeling hopeless, but has also brought positive experiences for many. Business Director Hadley Biggs sheds light on how we should focus on the positives rather than the negatives during COVID-19.
President Jim Gash hosts monthly President’s Briefing, updating the community on University initiatives and COVID-19 protocols. This story will update as the meeting progresses.
Provost Rick Marrs will be finishing his time as provost on July 31, 2021, and Pepperdine administrators look to fill the hole he leaves behind. Six candidates announced as finalists interacted with faculty in town halls hosted via Zoom on March 24-31.
Tim Story’s “Tom & Jerry” (2021) is a reboot of the iconic cartoon series by the same name. The film tries to deliver comedy, even employing famed comedy actors, but ultimately fails due to how it loses sight of the heart of its source material.
The Pepperdine Fund and Student Philanthropy Council look for ways to excite community members for Give2Pepp without soliciting students, their primary donors in past years. Instead of focusing on dollar amounts, these organizations are trying to meet students where they are.
President Jim Gash announced via email Jan. 4, that he and his wife Joline tested positive for COVID-19 that morning. Jim Gash said they are both experiencing mild symptoms and will remain in quarantine for the foreseeable future.