Closed-note exams hold students back from learning skills they will need in their careers. All exams should be open-note to teach people how to be resourceful and find reliable information quickly, as well as to ease unnecessary anxiety.
Stigmas surrounding mental health and therapy affect Pepperdine students in various ways. Breaking that stigma, both within oneself and for the benefit of others, is a challenge and a mission among students who aim to change the conversation about mental health on campus.
The COVID-19 virus can cross into the brain and cause a vast array of mental health issues, ranging from brain fog to severe anxiety, depression and psychosis. For a school that values the fruits of the mind, Pepperdine should protect staff and student health best through mandatory vaccination.
It’s easy for first-year students at Pepperdine to get stuck in an unappetizing rut as they are forced to pick a meal plan that costs thousands of dollars per year. To solve this, the University should offer first-year students the choice to cook for themselves by furnishing first-year dorms with full kitchens.
Although Pepperdine may boast of its ranking concerning international programs, the school must demonstrate its superiority by providing its study abroad students with an adequate amount of mental health resources. The University must provide more than simply offering a brief counseling trial as the hardships involved with studying abroad may worsen a student’s preexisting mental health issues.
Your food can dictate your mood. Here’s how college students are boosting their moods with this decrease-stress-diet.
Art by Caitlin Roark As yet another school year begins to wind down, the prospect of summer brings joy and excitement to students on campus. For graduating seniors, summer will mark the end of their undergraduate careers, and that realization brings about a certain level of both excitement and anxiety. With this end in sight, […]
Visiting lecturer explained how to deal with hatred in an anxious society
Art by Ally Armstrong With the semester just beginning, campus is getting back to its normal, bustling self. Students are getting settled back into their routine, and clubs are advertising for new members. A stereotype exists at Pepperdine that all students have to be heavily involved in events and activities. While it is important to […]
Art by Peau Porotesano Running is one of the most basic forms of exercise; it requires nothing more than a pair of shoes and willpower. Long-distance running, defined by consecutively running at least 5 miles according to RunforWealth.com, can be physically draining to the human body, but it also has many mental benefits. People should […]