With COVID-19 shutting down college campuses nationwide in 2020, students have been unable to live on Pepperdine’s campus until now. First-years, sophomores and transfer students share their experience of move-in day, decorating their dorm and finding a campus community.
GNews producer Christina Buravtsova speaks with Pepperdine students, administration, staff and water containers about the bustling campus as students return to Malibu in full force.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment introduces Smayana Kurapati, a first-year Biology major from Thousand Oaks, Calif., who is excited for things on campus to get back to normal after a remote year.
Pepperdine students who have been away from campus for almost a year are able to return after the university partially reopened its facilities this week.
Pepperdine’s Malibu campus is closed, but some students were given permission to live in on-campus apartments. These students share the struggles and high points of their new Pepperdine lifestyle.
The library is the not only the place where go to study, but where people hang out.
Crossroads hosted their first community convocation event, titled “State of Grace: LGBTQ+ and Christianity,” April 2
Pepperdine hosts the 4th annual “Waves of Innovation” talk March 18
Airplanes: small metal tubes in which too many humans are seated side by side, row by row, for hours on end to make it to the place they actually want to go. Airplanes are silent, other than the loud clack of keyboards, the whistle of your air vent and the polite questions of flight attendants […]
“Bring your rain boots to Malibu,” said no one ever. As a native Washingtonian, I own a pair of bright yellow rain boots perfect for splashing in all of the puddles that accumulate on the side of the road or for trekking through grass and mud. They’re perfect in the Seattle weather and are an […]