Photos by Megan WonSince being immersed in Christian culture at Pepperdine, Muslim students reflected on the shifts in their faith and the changes in their perceptions of religion. Seniors Mashaer Alyami and Latifa AlSaud from Saudi Arabia and junior Khalid Alabdulrazzaq from Kuwait said it is easy to have faith in something when there is a support group to help you sustain it. … [Read more...] about What Is It Like To Be A Muslim At Pepperdine?
Photos Courtesy of Lauren McRae The Rev. Paul Elder of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church called upon the Malibu City Council at the Malibu Town Hall recently to address the compounding issues of Malibu’s increasing homeless population and the imminent El Niño storms. Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles City Council members declared a “state of emergency” for homelessness in … [Read more...] about Malibu’s Homeless Seek Shelter From El Niño
Photos by Daniella Romeo Junior Joseph Ramli grew up in San Diego, but he didn’t start surfing until he came to Pepperdine. Two years into his college career, his passion for all things surf-related has grown into a lifestyle of surfboard shaping that is turning heads and taking him through life with an increased measure of passion. Ramli’s method of surfboard shaping is … [Read more...] about Q&A With Joseph Ramli: Crafting Honest Surfboards – Currents Magazine Fall 2015
Photos by Daniel Caso Longboarding: Malibu Bluffs State Park Board specs: longboard // 39.5” // Sector 9 Pepperdine’s campus itself is particularly unfavorable for longboarding — unless you are a downhill speed skater and have a nonexistent permit from the Department of Public Safety. However, there are concrete playgrounds for any longboarder’s preference from the … [Read more...] about Board Life – Currents Magazine Fall 2015
photo courtesy of Kyle Long Sometimes, when the “grass is greener on the other side” mentality leaks into my thoughts, even as I stare off into the beauty of the distant city lights of LA from the concrete walkway behind the library, I think about the things that Malibu doesn’t give me. Lately, I’ve been wishing acutely for more of something I really … [Read more...] about House Show Fosters Intimate Musical Performances