Everyone finds beauty in something that another may not. From nature to art to humans, the famous saying “beauty is in the eye of the beholder” is true.
Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Schultz Many students know the prize-winning poet and essayist Jeffrey Schultz as a beloved professor of English, humanities, literature, Great Books and formerly creative writing. Schultz combines his love of literature and writing with a passion for teaching — and in both endeavors he said his aim is to find the […]
Students in the Pepperdine community are vocal about the struggles of skin conditions such as acne, eczema, scarring and more. They continue to find regimes and paths to healing.
Written by Nathan HeardArt by Aliya Edwards A rose bush requires intentional care.It’s a piece of work to keep it healthy,but a piece of work that is rewarding. Roses smell sweet, a scent unparalleled,a paragon of the process of perfection,but the process takes effort. Because every rose has thorns,and if left unattended it becomes easyfor […]
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Photos by Andrea Barrera I once stood on the edge of a cliff — battered about by the wind with sea spray in my face — and looked out over an infinite ocean. I have stood in a thousand-year-old cathedral, looked up at the modern fluorescent lights that illuminate the seemingly still dripping frescoes and […]
Photo by Shawn Jones The most beautiful thing I’ve ever witnessed is a person living for something greater than themselves. Beauty is born when a person embodies the intentionality and care in which he or she was created. The person who reflects their Creator in action and in speech is like a great masterpiece — […]
Photos by Arin DeGroff Stillness can be described as something that is moving so rapidly that it appears motionless, like a fan at full speed. Stillness is multifaceted; it is not the absence of vitality, God or motion. Instead, it is movement without conflict; it is complete peace. In relation to humans, the stillness we […]
Photos by Jenna Aguilera Note from the writer: As a woman of mixed African descent, I have been on a journey to love my naturally curly, coiled, thick and fro-tastic hair. In my family, the beauty standard was when you go out, you always look your best, which meant having my hair chemically straightened with […]