Via Apple Podcasts | Via SoundCloud | Via Spotify Don't fret — here is Melanated Media Moments: It's your marvelous, magnificent and multicultural segment that reveals the news that may not always be present in the national headlines. We open up with Pepperdine's general announcements of cultural club meetings and followed by general open events that all can participate in. … [Read more...] about Melanated Media Moments: October 18th-Oct 24th
Art by Leah Bae In the United States, the average person produces about 4.4 pounds of trash every single day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Although some Americans may respectfully sort and place trash into recycling bins, unfortunately, most waste that should be recycled ends up in the trash. The United States desperately needs to reform its recycling … [Read more...] about Opinion: The United States Needs to Trash Its Current Garbage System
Art by Nicole Wong Dean of Seaver College Michael Feltner announced the permanent closure of the international program in Shanghai to the Pepperdine community via email March 10. The decision to close this particular program at this time brought some dissatisfaction and disappointment from students. Pepperdine's cancellation of the Shanghai program exposes the … [Read more...] about Opinion: Pepperdine’s Failures in Shanghai Should Not Stop Students From Learning More About China
Via Apple Podcasts | Via SoundCloud | Via Spotify The loss of the Shanghai Program is felt by many, but many questions surround why the program closed to begin with. With Shanghai Senior Alumni Kau'i Aguiar, Derek Pinto and Pamela Lim, The Melanated Muckraker explores what Shanghai meant to many, concerns about the Pepperdine Administration and what the possible cultural … [Read more...] about Goodbye Shanghai; But Why?
Shanghai Program Director Charlie Engelmann and his family celebrate the Chinese New Year in Malaysia in January. During their trip, Pepperdine suspended the Shanghai program, the first time in International Programs' history. Photos courtesy of Charlie EngelmannIn most parts of Shanghai, life returned to normal. Restaurants filled with diners, movie theaters packed with … [Read more...] about IP Director Update: Charlie Engelmann Says Life Is ‘Back To Normal’ in Shanghai