Art by Samantha Miller Stalking, sexual assault and rape are not light offenses — but Title IX officials and administrators can only do so much. Students need to self-advocate for safety in regard to sex. Pepperdine students participated in online classes for 17 months due to the pandemic, but since August have returned to in-person experiences. With the return of in-person … [Read more...] about Staff Editorial: Title IX Reports — Helping or Hurting?
Photos by Milan Loiacono Students from Pepperdine, Vanguard, Biola and Westmont universities and speakers from ReNew Partnerships gathered Saturday for The Summit on Diversity and Inclusion in Elkins Auditorium. ReNew Partnerships is an organization based out of Ohio whose purpose is to "foster ethnic unity in the body of Christ" to discuss cross-cultural relations. "I … [Read more...] about Diversity Summit Sparks Inclusion
Photos by Lauren Young The last week of September marks the first annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week at Pepperdine University. “If we live out our values – our values of respect and compassion – we take personally that it is on us. We take responsibility as a community to Step Up,” La Shonda Coleman, the new Title IX Coordinator for students, said at Convocation on … [Read more...] about Sexual Assault Awareness Week Builds Community