People on the left and right finally agree on something: their disapproval of former Vice President Joe Biden’s announcement to name a woman as his running mate and a Black woman as a Supreme Court Justice, should he win the Democratic nomination. While many applaud this decision, people from both sides of the political spectrum accuse Biden of prioritizing gender over … [Read more...] about Biden’s Commitment to a Female VP Should Not Be Insulting
Art by Ally ArmstrongIn today's world, disagreements are not hard to come by. The "United" States of America seems to be more of a sentiment of the past than a reality of today. Conflict is exhausting, and it is tempting to insulate oneself from disagreement simply for the sake of sanity.There is a growing need, however, for people to do exactly the opposite of what this urge … [Read more...] about Encounter Different Perspectives
The most diverse Congress in United States' history was sworn in Jan. 3. There is much anticipation about how this new Congress will perform. The demographics being represented are unprecedented, implying that a multitude of ideologies will be at work. While it is unrealistic for students to keep up with every governmental proceeding, the 116th Congress is worth paying close … [Read more...] about Pay Attention to the 116th Congress
Photos Courtesy of letsfixwashington.comTwo former congressmen added Pepperdine to their tour schedule for the speaker series, “Reaching Across the Aisle,” a conversation on the rebellion and necessity of bipartisan teamwork.Pepperdine Libraries hosted “Reaching Across the Aisle: Congressman David Jolly (R-FI) and Patrick Murphy (D-FI) in Conversation,” … [Read more...] about Congressmen Visit Pepperdine to Discuss Bipartisan Teamwork
Art by Ally ArmstrongThis column serves as the voice of the Black Student Association and is written by Amani McCalleb, a member of the BSA e-board.The time that many people have been anticipating has finally come around: Midterm elections. With political tensions at an all-time high over the last year or two, movements such as the ‘Women’s March,’ … [Read more...] about Who Will Fill the Polls this Term?