Photo by Omar Murphy Pepperdine President Andrew K. Benton and American Council on Education Senior Vice President Terry Hartle discussed hot-button issues and student civic engagement at the first of Pepperdine Graphic Media’s three-part Town Hall series Thursday, Jan. 25. Benton and Hartle took part in a Q&A to discuss Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]
In trying to pass immigration reform, Trump is using DACA as a gambling chip to get his border wall. The effect that this has on 800,000 students nationwide is something students can’t stand for.
Pepperdine students, faculty and staff came together for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Panel Discussion and Town Hall at Smother’s Theater hosted by Pepperdine Graphic Media on Oct. 3.
Graphic by Kelly Rodriguez In response to President Trump’s decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Pepperdine reiterated the university’s commitment to the safety and protection of students. In an email sent Sept. 5 by Vice President for Student Affairs Connie Horton, resources for students affected by the new changes were outlined as […]
Art by Peau Porotesano President Donald Trump is starting to flex his business muscles in the White House. In the past couple weeks, recent reports out of Washington have revealed that he has bypassed his fellow Republicans in hopes of advancing his stalled agenda. In an unanticipated move, Trump has “handed a loaded gun to […]
Photos by Cassandra Stephenson Pepperdine School of Law established the Pepperdine Law Immigration Clinic to provide pro bono legal counsel to students, faculty and staff affected by recent immigration policy and DACA changes. According to the Pepperdine School of Law Surf Report website, representation is limited to basic advice, counsel and referrals. Pepperdine School of […]
Photo courtesy of Martha Zavala Perez Pepperdine alumna and DACA registrant Martha Zavala Perez attended President Trump’s address to the joint session of Congress earlier this month as a guest of U.S. Rep. Julia Brownley. Zavala Perez received her master’s degree in intercultural communications from Seaver College in June. Zavala Perez said she was born […]
“I want our community to do what we can to erase hatred, bias and behavior that is aimed to hurt and maim, not inform and strengthen” – President Andrew K. Benton
Graphic by Kylie Myers In anticipation of the repeal of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Pomona College President David Oxtoby distributed an open letter in support of students who have applied for the DACA program. As of Jan. 24, 608 presidents of colleges and universities in the United States have signed the open letter. […]