The Fine Print is a bi-weekly column written by Addison Whiten addressing problems at Pepperdine in a lighthearted and real way. This edition discusses recent happenings at the Freedom Wall, and the importance of being aware of context when people choose to post something there.
Pepperdine College Republicans posted an anti-abortion display Sept. 28 on the Freedom Wall that sparked controversy within the Pepperdine community, as students outside the organization responded. Students react to the posting, explaining why they added or removed signs from the wall.
The Holocaust is not anyone’s political talking point. From an individual who feels the repercussions of the Holocaust every single day, this is a response to someone who compared abortions to the Holocaust.
On Sept. 28, the Pepperdine College Republicans took to the Freedom Wall to promote their pro-life agenda. A display of 620 crosses blanketed the wall in its entirety — a demonstration that came directly for the reproductive freedom of those with a uterus and just days before the Malibu Women’s March.
Judge Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation puts abortion, disability and LGBTQ+ rights at risk. With this shift to the right, the Supreme Court could end up permitting the legal mistreatment of marginalized communities.
Pepperdine prides itself on being a Christian institution with a mission of purpose, service and leadership — but what does that mean for female and LGBTQ+ students?
Political polarization is halting progress. Drop the binary attitude.
The exclusivity promoted by the Women’s March is yet another nail in the coffin of political discourse.
Art by Jessica Ragsdale Dr. Eugene Gu was well on his way to a breakthrough that could save lives, according to Laura Bassett’s article, “How House Republicans Derailed a Scientist Whose Research Could Save Lives,” published Nov. 3 by The Huffington Post. In 2014, Gu was the first person to successfully implant the heart and […]
Art by Peau Porotesano Lands’ End has recently become embroiled in a controversy over an interview with pioneering feminist Gloria Steinem. The interview with Steinem by the brand’s new CEO, Federica Marchionni, was published in Lands’ End’s spring catalogue in a new series titled “Legends.” The interview, which focused on topics like women in the […]