In my lifetime, there has never been a time where every individual in the world was impacted by an event. COVID-19 changed this fact about my life. It brought with it a slew of destruction and disappointment.Since Pepperdine students and I left campus March 2020, COVID-19 has allowed me the space to reevaluate my priorities and focus on the positives. As a senior and losing a … [Read more...] about Good News: Finding Appreciation in The Pandemic
Graphic by Annabelle ChildersAfter months of preparation, the hard work of students in Pepperdine Model United Nations paid off on a national stage.The National Model United Nations Conference awarded Pepperdine’s Model UN team with four awards following their participation in the virtual New York conference.“It’s so good to have this shared experience with … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Model United Nations Named ‘Distinguished Delegation’ at National Conference
Photo by Hadley Biggs Junior Erin Miller leans over her laptop, typing a paper that was due 15 minutes ago. It is 11 p.m. This is the first time she has had time to work on homework all day. She was in class in the morning and then had work in the Convocation office following her class. In the afternoon, she had to work on the schedule for the next Veritas meeting. She then … [Read more...] about Is Overcommitment a Good Thing?
Photos by Hadley BiggsWhen the Borderline Shooting and Woolsey Fire happened, I was studying abroad in Florence, Italy. I was in Morocco for my travel break, a time of fun and relaxation. But when the shooting and fire happened, our vacation fell apart.When the news of the shooting broke, it was 2 a.m. in California and 10 a.m. in Morocco. I remember being unsure and scared … [Read more...] about Coming Back from Abroad
Pepperdine University sits in Malibu, California: 21 miles of scenic beauty I often take for granted.When I am walking around outside or even driving to school in the morning, I hardly notice the beautiful features surrounding me. My morning commute has the ocean on my right and rolling hills on my left. In the morning, I am often too busy thinking about the day ahead to … [Read more...] about Malibu Rocks