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
Mary Cate Long and Channa Steinmetz partnered on the reporting of this article. Photo courtesy of Google Maps Pepperdine fraternity Delta Tau Delta (DTD) was removed from campus Dec. 23 because of an alcohol-related incident that occurred between Sept. 12 and 13, resulting in the hospitalization of a first-year Pepperdine student and raising questions about the Good … [Read more...] about Delta Tau Delta Deactivated After Alcohol-Related Incident
Photos by Matt Benton A vibrant spectrum of lights dashed across the faces of a densely packed crowd. Streams of cobalt, red and emerald, along with the pulses of strobe lights saturated Mullins Town Square. Shouts from the crowd broke through the tremors of roaring speakers. Dancers gyrated underneath the glow of the spotlight and through the occasional puffs of a smoke … [Read more...] about Students Crowd Campus for ‘Psi U Think You Can Dance?’
Photo Courtesy of Matt Benton Psi Upsilon's newly inaugurated president Joshua Voorhees and his fraternity brothers spent the past few months tabling in Joslyn Plaza and cold-calling alumni. They've asked businesses, family members and Psi Upsilon chapters nationwide for donations to help permanently endow the Cameron Johnson Memorial Scholarship at Pepperdine University. To … [Read more...] about Cameron Johnson Memorial Scholarship Exceeds Goal of $100,000