Hope can be a feeling or an experience, or maybe even a concept some people avoid out of fear of disappointment. Many students said hope gives them a strong foundation to ground themselves in, whether they have hope in their faith or hope in particular moments.
In the spring 2021 special edition, the Graphic staff explores the role of journalism in society and the assumptions surrounding it. Executive Editor Makena Huey and Managing Editor Rowan Toke discuss why they dedicate themselves to student-journalism despite increased distrust.
The past year has been full of disappointments, but students said the hardships they faced taught them valuable life lessons. Even though setbacks are inevitable, it is possible to find good in the midst of pain.
As the rain falls outside and cleans the air, there is a chance to release some of the stress students carry and focus on a new day. News Assistant Samantha Torre talks about the beauty of rain.
The Graphic News team is launching the Good News Column for spring 2021 with stories of hope and joy to provide a ray of light during a difficult semester. News Editor Ashley Mowreader introduces the column and offers her first piece of good news for the year.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. The ninth installment introduces Amani Pearson, who discusses her hope of contributing to a loving environment.
Sharing authentic stories presents the greatest opportunity for growth and healing.
For college students who are generally overcommitted individuals, sometimes it can feel like every day is a fight to stay afloat. Some students may forget that their peers are struggling to float or flat-out sinking. It takes little-to-no effort to show a little kindness to fellow students, and small gestures can turn around another person’s […]
Photo by Shannon Hansen Hope. It’s a word we hear every day. “I hope I do well.” “I hope he likes me” “I hope you feel better.” A word that has become so familiar we’ve almost forgotten its meaning. People have almost forgotten how to believe in something bigger than themselves. We’ve forgotten how to […]
Pepperdine kicks off the new semester by devoting the second week of class to MLK’s legacy of social justice and equity.