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.
Many students feel that there is a stereotype for how Pepperdine students dress, but what happens when you do not fit into that mold? Students who dress in alternative styles weigh in on fashion trends on campus and how they fit into it.
Business Administration is one of the most popular major options at Pepperdine, but why? Students and faculty answer questions on what sets Pepperdine’s business program apart from others and why they chose to pursue it.
Elkins classes pose a serious safety threat among students and faculty. Between classes that hold hundreds of people and uncooperative students who refuse to wear masks, it makes someone wonder why Pepperdine is having them at all during a pandemic.
“Laurel Hell” by Mitski is an album that uses heavy synthesizers, deep hitting lyrics, and a reflection on the effect of her sudden rise to indie stardom. It marks her first full length album since her hiatus in 2019.
Diversity is an important topic discussed around campus, but among conversations surrounding it many people forget about neurodiversity. Neurodivergent minds that think differently are a creative strength at Pepperdine.
Avocado toast is famous among Gen Z and Millennials, but why is that? Students weigh in on the best place to get it in Malibu, why it’s so expensive and the best ways to upgrade your at-home recipes.
The struggle of learning to cook on campus is widespread. Students share their good and bad experiences of making meals on campus.
Hope Lockwood, a Pepperdine junior who identifies as non-binary, discusses the difference between gender and sex, as well as the importance of freedom to explore and express gender identity without the weight of societal constructs.
The newly created Office for Community Belonging is a place for students and faculty to freely voice their experiences and opinions at Pepperdine. With a need for diversity and inclusion to hold a bigger space within campus culture, students and administrators hope for the community to transform for the better.