Photo credit Jayda Kechour Where does food come from? For most, the answer would be the grocery store; but for senior Sustainability major Jayda Kechour, food is more than a box of cereal on aisle six. Kechour — an animal lover who was already conflicted about eating animals — drew the line and became a vegetarian, a person with a meat-free diet, when she bit into a … [Read more...] about Where It All Ve-gan
Nature Leads the Way
Members of the Malibu community and the Malibu Foundation help restore the hillsides following the Woolsey Fire. Malibu is home to some of the world’s most fire-adapted plants, and after seven to 10 years, native plants can fully recover. Photos courtesy of ReJeana Goldsborough | Malibu Foundation Malibu’s native plants are inherently resilient. Biodiverse and adapted … [Read more...] about Nature Leads the Way
Samantha Wuensche Loves Animals and Humans the Best She Can
Photo courtesy of Samantha Wuensche Sophomore Samantha Wuensche described her family as full of hippies, vegans and vegetarians — but generally speaking, passionate animal lovers. Wuensche grew up with her mother rescuing animals and her father working as a veterinarian. She said this upbringing cultivated her care for creatures. "I'm passionate about animals because … [Read more...] about Samantha Wuensche Loves Animals and Humans the Best She Can
Film Review: ‘The One and Only Ivan’ Inspires Animal Activism
Photos courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures"The One and Only Ivan" shares a true, enlightening tale that highlights the empathic aspect of animals and is relevant to the growing understanding of the sentient nature of animals. The movie — based on the book by the same name by Katherine Applegate — tells the story of Ivan, a silverback gorilla, with a … [Read more...] about Film Review: ‘The One and Only Ivan’ Inspires Animal Activism
The Farmers Market Newest Addition: Pets!
Rescue dog smiles for the camera at Malibu's Famers Market. The Farmers Market took place on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Photos by Nicole WittFor Pepperdine students with furry companions at home, it can be easy to miss having a pet around while in college. What some might not realize is that there is a way to connect with pets right here in Malibu. Not only is the Malibu … [Read more...] about The Farmers Market Newest Addition: Pets!