Art by Elizabeth BrummerDue to shelter-in-place and social distancing orders, U.S. consumers streamed a record 400 billion minutes of TV content in the first three weeks of March 2020, according to a Nielsen analysis.Perspectives on practically every issue can be experienced through film, TV and documentaries. Most of us are guilty of watching something, getting fired-up and … [Read more...] about Channel Your Netflix Binges into Activism
Art by Elizabeth BrummerTwitter has become one of the most culturally significant platforms of the millennial and the post-millennial generation. From niche comedy to artistic expression, Twitter users know no bounds when it comes to content curation. Many students use Twitter as their main source of news throughout the day. As new issues or exciting ideas arise, Twitter tends … [Read more...] about Tweeting is an Overwhelming Sign of the Times
Art by Madeline DuvallGreta Thunberg, a 16-year-old Swedish activist, is quickly taking the world by a climate change-induced storm. It is not a surprise that she received a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019. With her spirit of change and her drive for climate awareness, Thunberg should have received this award despite her youth and environmentally based … [Read more...] about Thunberg’s Environmentalism Overlooked for Deserved Nobel Peace Prize
Art by Caitlin Roark Parents raise their children to be strong, fearless and to fight for what they believe in and to change the world. But what happens when this advice is taken and acted upon? More often than not, student activists and young people, those who are under 30, face issues of wide-spread age discrimination in politics. In an era of constant political reform and … [Read more...] about We Are The Solution; Are You With Us?
Art by Ally ArmstrongThe first Women's March took America by storm in the early weeks of 2017. As a protest first aimed at President Donald Trump's administration's perceived threats on reproductive, civil and human rights, it quickly transitioned into a global resistance movement, extending into Pepperdine's community.The emergence of an organization dedicated to supporting … [Read more...] about Activate Social Activism