Image courtesy of the Pepperdine Convocation Office Student-led club convocations will now include a mentorship program for student leaders. This change comes as part of an initiative to unite students, administrators, and faculty/staff through convocation events. According to a University press release, student leaders will be required to meet with a faculty/staff mentor … [Read more...] about Convocation Pivots Toward Student Involvement
Art by Nate BartonAs a non-Christian or non-American citizen, Pepperdine can be a tough place, especially in the first few weeks here. I grew up in Kenya, a country in Eastern Africa, where Christianity is prevalent. However, I only dipped my toes into Christianity, not fully understanding the spirituality behind the values. I was taught to think the Church was corrupt. Due to … [Read more...] about Help, I Didn’t Know This Was Such A Christian School!
Art by Peau PorotesanoI have to admit — I used to hate Convo. After all, why should I spend my Wednesday morning in a room full of people who don’t care, listening to a speaker who has nothing beneficial to say? I’m not alone in that sentiment either. Convocation probably tops the list of things most dreaded by students, slightly edging out Humanities 111 and … [Read more...] about Give Convo a Second Chance
Logo by Haley Laningham This edition of Pepp Probz is an ode to that one guy in Convo sitting at the front on his laptop. This one's for you, man. Wednesday Chapel is a staple of Convo requirements. It's clear that this year the Convo office has made a marked effort to change the Wednesday vibes, but it's honestly still the worst of the credit options. However, we do give you … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Probz: When You’re Forced to Go to Wednesday Convo
Photos courtesy of Lizzie LeBleuTwice a year, Pepperdine organizes a trip to give students the opportunity to escape the everyday hustle and bustle and submerse themselves in nature, reflection and devotion. God in the Wilderness occurs once each semester. The fall trip, which this year took place Friday, Oct. 2 through Sunday, Oct. 4, consists of three days and two nights at … [Read more...] about Program Creates Link between God and Nature