For many students, Fraternity and Sorority Life represents a place of acceptance and community, but what do those values look like for LGBTQ+ students? Members of Pepperdine’s Greek life discuss their experiences.
Gamma Phi Beta
In the first in-person fraternity and sorority recruitment since spring 2020, students participated in events and activities which lead them to the sorority or fraternity fit for them. Every student had unique experiences and expectations of recruitment, and many ran into both emotional obstacles and pleasant surprises along the way.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment introduces Smayana Kurapati, a first-year Biology major from Thousand Oaks, Calif., who is excited for things on campus to get back to normal after a remote year.
Students attend Gamma Phi Beta’s annual philanthropy held in the Caf.