Hope can be a feeling or an experience, or maybe even a concept some people avoid out of fear of disappointment. Many students said hope gives them a strong foundation to ground themselves in, whether they have hope in their faith or hope in particular moments.
Facing your fears and trying new things can open you up to a more fulfilling life. News Assistant Editor Natalie Hardt shares her experience adopting this mindset and trying a variety of new foods and activities since mid-February, ranging from lollipops to skiing.
Photos Courtesy of Twitter Social media played a key component in the spread of misinformation the night of Friday, Nov. 9, as the Woolsey Fire grew in close proximity to Pepperdine’s Malibu campus. The shared false claims of the fire arose from a lack of communication and misunderstandings. It caused confusion and heightened worry among […]
Terrorist groups crave legitimacy. Don’t give it to them.
Graphic by Nate Barton Dear student, Relax. I know, I know: you have a 20-page paper due tomorrow that you’ve barely touched, it’s April and you’re still hunting for an internship, or you’re graduating on the 29th and you have no idea where your life is headed. Relax. You’re already doing better than you think […]
Image by Evelyn Lee Editor’s note: The following section is a series of statements from Pepperdine professors and President Andrew K. Benton in response to the recent election of president-elect Donald Trump. These statements are directed at both the Pepperdine community and the world at large, and do not represent the opinion of Pepperdine Graphic […]
Art by Peau Porotesano One of the best words to categorize this election for many minorities was fear—fear of President-elect Trump’s policies and fear of his openly xenophobic, racist and homophobic supporters. It’s difficult to blame them. Just look at the rhetoric Trump pushed forth during this campaign. During the first Presidential Debate, Trump spoke […]
Art by Kris Harper Dear Americans, We can do better. As I watched the protest that shut down Donald Trump’s rally in Chicago, I decided to mute the TV and watch the faces on the screen. As I watched tensions escalate between two groups of people, I became very still and upset. Two groups of […]
Art by Christine Nelson Pepperdine is known for its FOMO, or “fear of missing out” culture. There is an unnecessary level of anxiety surrounding social plans because of the worry that there is another event happening somewhere else at the same time that will be missed. If you stay in for a night, all your […]