Especially in times like these, we need to have conversations around opinions — after all, everyone has one. In her Letter from the Editor, Editor-in-Chief Rowan Toke shares her own experiences with voicing her beliefs and hopes the different viewpoints in the fall 2021 special edition provide members of the community with insight into who we are and deconstruct the negative connotation of having opinions.
Junior Kelli Brickner, like many of her peers, is experiencing burnout this semester, amplified by the lack of rest offered to students from their work. She discusses how a longer, more intentional fall break would greatly benefit students in the long run.
Hope Lockwood, a Pepperdine junior who identifies as non-binary, discusses the difference between gender and sex, as well as the importance of freedom to explore and express gender identity without the weight of societal constructs.
Photo by Megan Williams Ingredients: (Makes two portions) 1 Cup White Rice, cooked 2 Tbsp Sesame Oil 2 Tbsp Soy Sauce 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs, cubed ¼ Sweet Onion, diced ½ Bunch of Green Onions, chopped 3 Whole Eggs, beaten 2 Cloves of Garlic, minced 2 Tsp White Pepper Powder 2 Tsp Five Spice […]
A name can connect someone to their heritage, carry symbolic meaning and shape a person’s identity. Three individuals discuss their relationship with and understanding of their names, showing the power one word can have on a person’s life.
It might be a busy semester, but there are still plenty of things to be thankful for. Pixel Editor Abby Wilt shares what makes her grateful at Pepperdine this past semester.
Pepperdine’s Department of Public Safety’s public safety log publishes weekly crimes committed on campus.
Pepperdine misquoted its student COVID-19 vaccination rate, as released in a Sept. 10 email. The real number hovers in the low 80s, but the University had previously reported a 96% vaccination rate of its on-campus students.
With 2,500 students living on campus this fall, HRL is finding new ways to cultivate community among first and second-years while prioritizing safety. RAs and SLAs take on the largest group of students to ever be housed at Pepperdine, yet they are dedicated to fulfilling their mission to lead, support and bond with their peers in the best way they can.
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.