Editor's Note: The reporter for this story has graduated from Pepperdine in April 2023. All reporting in this story was conducted prior to July 2023. Editor’s note: *Name has been changed to J. Doe to protect the individual's privacy. Pepperdine upholds Church of Christ Christian values and strives to lead students toward a life of purpose, service and leadership, according … [Read more...] about Queer-Affirming, Queer-Welcoming or Queer-Hating: The Untold Story of Being LGBTQ+ and Working at Pepperdine
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The sun sets behind Stauffer Chapel on campus Feb. 18. George Pepperdine founded the school in 1937 and it has been affiliated with the Church of Christ ever since. Photo by Ashley MowreaderSince its founding in 1937, Pepperdine has been affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The University’s founder, George Pepperdine, was a “lifelong member” of the Church … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Remains Committed to its Church of Christ Roots
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
Crossroads GSA E-board members gather for a group picture before the Blue and Orange Madness “Madness Village” event Oct. 8, 2021. Pepperdine recognized Crossroads as a student organization in 2016, and it has since been a safe space for the LGBTQ+ community on campus. Photo courtesy of Danica Christy While Pepperdine, along with other Church of Christ universities, defines … [Read more...] about How Pepp Stacks Up: Queer Inclusivity Across Christian Schools
Afternoon light beams through the large stained glass windows inside Stauffer Chapel on the Malibu campus in fall of 2021. The chapel serves as a cornerstone for Pepperdine’s religious affiliation, which helps market the religious nature of the University to prospective students. Photo by Audrey Geib Crossways. Won by One. Next Gen Preacher Search. Youth conferences. All … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Strives to Recruit Church of Christ Students