Senior Jon Fehrer smiles on a July backpacking trip in front of Jade Lake in Washington's Alpines Lakes Wilderness. Fehrer, an intern for Pepperdine's Office of Admission, said a virtual internship environment adds individualism among developing important skills but reduces professional relationships. Photo courtesy of Jon FehrerA pandemic upends a lot of plans, and while some … [Read more...] about Waves Reflect on #WorkingFromHome as Virtual Interns
Photos courtesy of Brandon OddoSenior Brandon Oddo smiles at an event while donning a flower crown. During his time at Pepperdine, Oddo volunteered at hospitals and clinics in the Malibu area, which he said deepened his understanding of the medical field.Senior Brandon Oddo went to Fiji the summer after his freshman year as part of a volunteer program made up of Pepperdine … [Read more...] about Q&A: Senior Spotlight — Brandon Oddo
Art by Madeline Duvall George Washington University. American University. Georgetown University. One by one, universities in Washington, D.C. began to close campus and move to remote classes. As Pepperdine Washington, D.C. students learned of the closures, they began to prepare for the inevitable. "If you had asked me on that Monday [March 9] if we were going to be sent … [Read more...] about Early Return: Washington, D.C.
Photo by Milan LoiaconoAs the sun sets on a long day of graduate school and internships, Marina Sangit settles in with her favorite notebook and her bullet journal. She writes poems and short stories, journals and draws.“I think some of my best creative writing — which is one of my coping mechanisms and my outlets — is when I'm by myself at night," Sangit … [Read more...] about Writing After Hours
Art by Ally ArmstrongAs the school year nears the end, students can almost taste the sweetness of crossing that finish line and leaping into their hard-earned summertime of relaxation and rejuvenation. Many students will drive or fly home, rest, hang out with their family and friends and spend most, if not all, of their free time doing whatever pleases them. After all, summer … [Read more...] about Think Ahead to the Summer