Especially in times like these, we need to have conversations around opinions — after all, everyone has one. In her Letter from the Editor, Editor-in-Chief Rowan Toke shares her own experiences with voicing her beliefs and hopes the different viewpoints in the fall 2021 special edition provide members of the community with insight into who we are and deconstruct the negative connotation of having opinions.
With a long history of forced assimilation and cultural erasure, is the “Great American Melting Pot” really all that great? Many scholars prefer the metaphor of “Great American Chopped Salad” and a great example of that is right in Pepperdine’s backyard.
Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Schultz Many students know the prize-winning poet and essayist Jeffrey Schultz as a beloved professor of English, humanities, literature, Great Books and formerly creative writing. Schultz combines his love of literature and writing with a passion for teaching — and in both endeavors he said his aim is to find the […]
Pepperdine students and faculty discuss their favorite activities during the pandemic. They share creative outlets they’re finding in the midst of quarantine and an online semester.
A professor’s terminated contract sparks an online movement from both current students and alumni.
Pepperdine Professor Jeffrey Schultz reads from his second poetry collection, Civil Twilight, which won the National Poetry Series
Photo by Jenna Aguilera Professor Jeffrey Schultz began his national tour of reading his critically-acclaimed book of poetry, “What Ridiculous Things We Could Ask of Each Other,” on Jan. 22 in the Payson Surfboard Room. “It used to nag at me always — I was such a child — asking, is this all there is? […]