The Well worship team performs songs of praise in the Amphitheatre on Jan. 26. The worship team performs during The Well service every Thursday evening during the academic year. Photo by Colton Rubsamen Since 1937, Pepperdine has embraced its founding principles of encouraging students to live lives full of faith and purpose, according to the school's History webpage. While … [Read more...] about Walking in Faith: Pepperdine Students Share Their Spiritual Journeys
First-year Ryan Pope, who identifies as a bisexual man, poses at Miller Town Square on Oct. 20. Pope said his sexuality has caused questions and struggles within his own faith. Photo courtesy William Koning First-year Ryan Pope grew up going to church every Sunday in Dallas. He attended a traditional Churches of Christ congregation solely a cappella, no band. He said he … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Students Confront a Human Dilemma Regarding LGBTQ+ Identity and Christianity
Photo credit Jayda Kechour Where does food come from? For most, the answer would be the grocery store; but for senior Sustainability major Jayda Kechour, food is more than a box of cereal on aisle six. Kechour — an animal lover who was already conflicted about eating animals — drew the line and became a vegetarian, a person with a meat-free diet, when she bit into a … [Read more...] about Where It All Ve-gan
University Chaplain Sara Barton gives the first sermon at the Well in spring 2022. The Well meets every Thursday at 8 p.m. Photos by Sammie Wuensche The Well provides students with the weekly opportunity to worship, reflect on a sermon and pray as a community. Senior Blake Farley, one of the Culture and Hospitality student leads for the Well, said the gathering seeks to … [Read more...] about Students Convene Weekly at the Well
Art by Samantha Miller As the first month of 2022 comes to a close, couples count down the days until they can celebrate Valentine's Day. For singles, the holiday continues to creep up on the calendar.Considering 131 million people exchange Valentine's Day cards every year, greeting card companies — alongside flower shops, chocolatiers and so forth — take full … [Read more...] about Opinion: Is Valentine’s Day Depraved or Demure?