COVID-19 has continued to present alternative college journeys, unlike anything students had experienced before. Students are coming back to campus in full swing, and some upper-level students get to experience Pepperdine for the first time.
Pepperdine altered the summer 2022 Florence program due to new COVID-19 regulations in Italy. Participants of the program will no longer study abroad for eight weeks, but instead will be in Florence for four weeks.
Pepperdine resumes learning in-person despite universities nationwide participating in virtual schooling, and unless sick or exposed, students are expected to be back in the classroom.
As Omicron spreads across the country, many Pepperdine students are finding themselves quarantining or isolating from their peers for 5 to 10 days. Students are scattered in hotels across Malibu and through the canyon and shared their similar experiences.
The Pepperdine Student Health Center now offers three types of vaccines: COVID-19 vaccines, booster shots and flu shots. All three are available through appointments on Malibu’s campus.
The Fine Print is a bi-weekly column written by Addison Whiten addressing problems at Pepperdine in a lighthearted and real way. This edition discusses recent happenings at the Freedom Wall, and the importance of being aware of context when people choose to post something there.
On Sept. 28, the Pepperdine College Republicans took to the Freedom Wall to promote their pro-life agenda. A display of 620 crosses blanketed the wall in its entirety — a demonstration that came directly for the reproductive freedom of those with a uterus and just days before the Malibu Women’s March.
The Fine Print is a weekly column written by Addison Whiten addressing problems at Pepperdine in a lighthearted and real way. This first installment discusses the difficulty that lies in the transition back to campus life, even as students are happy to be back.
As parts of the world slowly start to reopen after COVID-19 dominated the past year, the future of live music begins to look different. Students are speaking out about their concert plans as the world shifts to a new normal.
Sophomore Autumn Hardwick started her jewelry company, Bird Bug, in February 2021. Hardwick said 20% of the proceeds from Bird Bug sales go to the Greater Charlotte Area Mutual Aid to benefit victims of COVID-19.