Logo of Pepperdine Greek Life Silver and bordeaux. Garnet and gold. Wine and silver blue. All of these are colors selected by national Greek organizations with chapters at Pepperdine, specifically chosen to represent a Greek group’s distinct values and to provide recognition. However, one overarching color exists within Greek organizations that is hard to miss: … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Community Addresses Inclusivity Issues within Greek Life
Greek life has developed a negative stigma. There always seems to be headlines about a chapter being disbanded from a university due to various reasons. Yet, there are more benefits to Greek life than negatives.Coming to Pepperdine from Arkansas, I was very worried about making friends. It was scary to move halfway across the country knowing virtually no one.For me, Greek life … [Read more...] about Go Greek!
Art by Ally ArmstrongFrom sorority dessert mixers to fraternity dodgeball events, Greek life Recruitment events fill up much of the programming in the month of September at Seaver College. During this season, many students find a meaningful community that will last until graduation and even possibly afterwards.About one-third of the undergraduate population at Pepperdine is … [Read more...] about It’s OK Not To Join Greek Life
Art by Peau PorotesanoThe recent deactivation of Pepperdine's Delta Tau Delta fraternity has brought to light many questions about the Good Samaritan Policy outlined in the Student Handbook. This Policy is not being upheld the way students were led to believe it would be. It needs to be revised and clarified.The Good Samaritan Policy was created with the intent of encouraging … [Read more...] about Clarify the Good Samaritan Rule
Art by Peau PorotesanoWhen I came to Pepperdine, I fully planned to rush — I even paid my pre-registration fee. But for some reason, I decided against it. As I reflect on the years I've spent at Pepperdine, I'm confident that this decision was the right one.When I decided not to go, my opportunity to be in a sorority closed, putting me in the "independent" category with … [Read more...] about Why I Didn’t Go Greek