Art by Madeline Duvall This is not the semester anyone wanted. Pepperdine requiring electronic devices to attend classes and participate in any semblance of campus culture makes detaching from technology more difficult and necessary than ever before. In August, the University shared an article on Twitter by Graziadio Business School Professor Cristel Russell explaining “how … [Read more...] about Staff Editorial: Unplug and Unwind However You Are Able
Watch the performance above or on our YouTube channel and listen to the original songs on our SoundCloud. Listen to the full interview through the links below. Via Apple Podcasts | Via SoundCloud | Via Spotify Songwriter Alexa Borstad came on as the first guest of "Small Studio Sessions," where she discussed using music as a creative outlet and finishing demos. … [Read more...] about Small Studio Sessions: Alexa Borstad
Art by Aliya Edwards If feminism is advocating for equality of rights and opportunity between genders, then it is easy to say that everyone should be a feminist. Many men at Pepperdine and beyond agree, labeling themselves as feminists and hoping to contribute to a cultural change. Nonetheless, some men believe that fourth-wave feminism has overstepped its … [Read more...] about The Other Side: Can Men Be Feminists?
Art by Bethany Wilson. People have always been drawn to the sky. “The stars, the peacefulness, the beauty,” Physics Professor Gerard Fasel said. “It makes you marvel, it makes you wonder. That’s what the night sky does for me.” Cultures around the world have developed different interpretations of celestial bodies, crafting intricate myths and stories to explain the … [Read more...] about Written in the Stars: How Cultures View the Cosmos
Video by Kaelin Mendez Dawn Megli cries. She cries at home, in her car and at her desk at the Thousand Oaks Acorn, where she writes profiles about the survivors and the families of the victims of the Borderline Shooting. “She’s taking it personally and has agreed to do all these,” said her editor Kyle Jorrey, a 2004 Pepperdine alumnus. “She doesn’t want to give that … [Read more...] about Dawn Megli: Bringing Peace through Writing