Members of the Pepperdine Debate Team consider and communicate arguments regularly. Different members weigh in on how personal opinion plays a roll in debate.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment features Terra Hernandez, a first-year originally from Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i, with a passion for foreign policy and international relations.
In light of Dean Petersen’s recent attacks on new ethnic studies programs, the Debate Team urges students to be wary of attempts to undermine democracy, inclusion and critical thought.
The Pepperdine community should continue to unite as one against hate groups and protesters.
Art by Caitlin Roark Garnering more than 28 million views since its release, the Gillette commercial “We Believe: The Best Men Can Be” has received more than 1.4 million dislikes on YouTube. While people have spoken in support of its message, many have also shown disapproval. Some are even going as far as to say […]
Audience participates in immigration and feminism debates by Tweeting #wavesdebate
Photo Courtesy of Abi Smith Students walked into a room that was full of awkward silence where they were handed a little white piece of paper and instructed to sit down. It was getting close to showtime and all the attendees were seated, but Elkins auditorium was still mostly empty. After a couple of minutes […]
Over the past month the iDebate Rwanda debate team has been touring across the United States, participating in debates and sharing their culture and insight with university students. After spending some time on the East Coast at campuses such as Yale and James Madison University, the Rwanda debaters are making their way to Southern California […]