Pepperdine, alongside many other colleges nationwide, decided to not require standardized test scores on the admission application this year. This decision not only led to higher application rates for the upcoming academic year but also more anxiety for applicants wondering if they will get accepted.
Several Pepperdine students work on the front lines in healthcare to serve their communities during the pandemic. Whether they planned to start working during college or not, they stepped up and played a role in fighting COVID-19.
Pepperdine Men’s and Women’s Basketball held Senior Day during the final home game of the season at Firestone Fieldhouse. Both teams will head to Las Vegas for the WCC Tournament.
A new sustainability director, Songfest’s 2021 showcase and some good news for Payson Library fans.
Pepperdine Men’s Basketball defeated Portland 80–65 in their first home game in 25 days. Kessler Edwards had a prolific night on both ends of the floor for the Waves.
Seaver Dean Michael Feltner announced the start of spring 2021 will begin online with tentative plans to reopen for in-person classes later in the semester. In-person classes depend on the ability to house students on campus and current LA County guidelines that restrict Pepperdine’s reopening.
Some students believe Pepperdine’s location and culture contribute to a false reality. Beneath the surface, many students crave more vulnerable conversations surrounding topics like mental health.
Pepperdine’s Seaver College Career Center has adjusted to completely remote operations. Students will continue to have opportunities for professional development this semester despite not being on campus.
During a pandemic, partying should be the last thing to do; students need to act more appropriately during COVID-19.
A Pepperdine Women’s Track and Field student–athlete tested positive for COVID-19. This is the first known COVID-19 case for fall 2020 and the first athlete to test positive.