Photo courtesy of Will Noland Senior business administration major Will Noland never pictured himself as the kind of person attending an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. But two years into recovery, these meetings have allowed him to find community and comfort on his road to sobriety. “On paper, AA isn't supposed to work,” Noland said. “Scientifically they don't know why it … [Read more...] about Will Noland Takes a Journey to Recovery
Art by Caitlin RoarkModeled by Katie Nance“It cuts across all segments of society,” said Professor Barry Lester, director of the Brown Center for the Study of Children at Risk and professor of psychiatry and human behavior and pediatrics at Brown University.Prenatal substance use affects women of all regions, races and socioeconomic groups, Dr. Hendree Jones, … [Read more...] about Fighting Addiction and Stigmas: The Impact of Prenatal Drug Exposure on Mothers and Babies
Each year, approximately 75 students are found in violation of the no-tolerance alcohol policy, Sharon Beard, associate dean of students for Community Standards, said. While students are dealing with being found guilty of the standard substance restrictions concerning on-campus intoxication and possession of alcohol, there are some discrepancies regarding how the Community … [Read more...] about Students Say They are Unsure of the Community Standards Judiciary Process
Photos by Nicola Wenz More than 90 anonymous submissions were posted in an online survey made by Pepperdine junior Elijah Zoarski who asked for "ANONYMOUS STATEMENTS, STORIES, QUOTES, or PERSONAL TESTIMONIES that you have experienced or seen on and off campus."Zoarski used the information collected to create an installation piece on campus and publish a video that … [Read more...] about 100 Anonymous Comments. One Voice That Set Them Free.
Mary Cate Long and Channa Steinmetz partnered on the reporting of this article. Photo courtesy of Google Maps Pepperdine fraternity Delta Tau Delta (DTD) was removed from campus Dec. 23 because of an alcohol-related incident that occurred between Sept. 12 and 13, resulting in the hospitalization of a first-year Pepperdine student and raising questions about the Good … [Read more...] about Delta Tau Delta Deactivated After Alcohol-Related Incident