It is not uncommon for one’s favorite film or TV show to be adapted from a novel. Recent adaptations such as “Bullet Train” and “The Summer I Turned Pretty” soared in popularity, and many such as “My Policeman” are soon releasing.
Life and Arts
Pepperdine community members share their various book suggestions. They shared why they love the stories.
The Pacific Sounds Music Festival provides Pepperdine students with the opportunity to showcase their musical talents. A group of seniors took this opportunity to create a band, Closed Caption, just three weeks before they performed live.
Maya and Hunter Leppard (Seaver ’20) recently went viral on TikTok for their videos about their lives and relationships. They discuss some themes in their videos and their goal for their TikTok presence.
Each day thousands of students utilize the buildings on campus. However, the names and stories behind them aren’t always at the forefront of their minds.
Pepperdine is affiliated with the Churches of Christ, as was its founder, George Pepperdine. A Religion professor and Church of Christ student discuss the history of the affiliation and what it looks like to be part of the Church at Pepperdine now.
Streaming services, once a novel idea, are now a mainstay in how people watch TV and movies. Students discuss what they like and don’t like about these platforms, as well as their preference for the traditional theatrical experience.
There are a plethora of religious organizations surrounding Pepperdine that are open for students to visit. The Malibu Hindu Temple, the Malibu Jewish Center and Synagogue and the Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine are just a few for Pepperdine students to explore.
The Malibu area offers multiple places of worship for Pepperdine students. A few of these local faith leaders address how they plan to support and welcome more students to their churches.
As the semester reaches a peak, class stress is at an all time high. Students are looking for different ways to deal with their stressful workloads.