Granting college students full anonymity to express their concerns over a class or professor sounds like a good idea in theory, which is why the Rate My Professor site was established. The platform has since become a haven for highly problematic student reviews that regularly contain sexist and racist undertones.
Art by Brooke Muschott The recent scare at the University of Missouri has prompted students at multiple college campuses across the country, including Pepperdine, to advocate for the banning of the app Yik Yak. You may be familiar with this anonymous location-based app, on which people can post whatever they want to the feed for […]
Photo by Allison Hubbard A free app and website, 7 Cups of Tea that facilitates anonymous conversations between trained listeners and users who want to vent about their life, is now working on specifying services to college campuses. The service aims to provide users with an outlet to voice issues, loneliness or other life struggles. […]
Pepperdine students are caught making meaningless conversation, how do they change?
Exploring online bashing in the Pepperdine community