Off-campus jobs are a way for students in a new place to gain a better understanding of the area in which they live. For students, Alondra Mendoza, Andres Benson and Oliver Westover, working in Malibu has helped them find a place in the community.
Like many events at Pepperdine this semester, this year’s Step Forward Day looked different from the past. With obstacles such as COVID-19 restrictions and student skepticism due to the day being led by the Hub for Spiritual Life, Pepperdine’s core mission of students uniting to provide meaningful service held steady.
Pepp Prof Profiles highlight professors, their journey to Pepp and their passions to introduce them to other students, faculty and the community. In this installment, Hispanic Studies Professor April Marshall discusses meeting a Pepperdine professor while abroad in Spain as a student and why she loves the community that exists at Pepperdine.
Malibu City Council held a special virtual meeting Feb. 25, to address the concerns regarding homelessness in Malibu. The meeting concluded with five motions in hopes of more community outreach and deeper explorations of possible solutions.
Remote learning forced Pepperdine’s first-year students to find community completely online. Some students moved to Malibu, some joined clubs and Greek life and some are waiting for in-person classes before getting involved.
Cultural clubs are not given proper recognition on Pepperdine’s campus despite how important they are to students.
Pepperdine leaders take action to combat social isolation and bring members of the community together online.
How can students, in a culture of overcommitment, say “no” and become OK with spending time alone with themselves?
Senior Buddy Kennedy speaks about his time serving the HRL community and post-graduate plans.
SWAB invites the Pepperdine community to learn more about healthy relationships and domestic violence