Visual team and their work are often under-appreciated, but the visual components they create are vital to journalism. PGM staff photographers, artists, video editors and designers reflect on what it means to be a part of the visual teams and why their work is so important.
The Board hosted its first virtual Pacific Sounds Music and Art Festival on April 19-24. Pepperdine artists showcased their pieces and musicians from both the outside and Pepperdine community performed throughout the week.
Senior Alyssa Riley, a Sports Medicine major from Santa Clara, Calif., reflects on her experience on campus and abroad in Florence, Italy. Riley said she hopes to be a registered nurse in the future.
A poem from the Currents Spring 2021 Creative Writing Competition.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment features Chloe Chan, an IMC major and artist from Silicon Valley, Calif.
Senior Theatre Music contract major Brandon Gille discusses how he sees the entertainment industry disregard Asian Americans and people of color in general. While there is still progress that needs to be made, he said theater has the power to connect cultures and close that divide.
Some students come to Pepp and return home with body art, whether abroad or in LA, and this type of self-expression is gaining popularity among the student body. These students stand up for the negative stigma against tattoos in a Christian setting.
Photo courtesy of Gretchen Batcheller (top left) Painting has always been a major part of Art Professor Gretchen Batcheller’s life. She said it was a way to connect with family — especially her grandmother who taught art classes for adults in her studio — and a place to ground herself. “I painted one of my […]
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment introduces Talia Jackson, who discusses her path to independence, her wellness company and her dreams for her time at Pepperdine.
Musician and filmmaker Valentine Douglas discusses the importance of honesty in art and offers advice to new artists.