Photos by Milan Loiacono, modeled by Kana Oyama and Shanelle Wilkins. Punk singer Iggy Pop once noted that money matters little to an artist's work but it's a huge factor in their prosperity. Whether it's lessons, instruments, ballet slippers or oil paint, art costs money. Artists are among some of the most passionate and determined people, often associated with images … [Read more...] about Artistic Privilege: How Does Socioeconomic Class Affect Artists?
Photos by Milan Loiacono "I’m definitely addicted,” Pepperdine senior Griffin Duvall said. “Mentally and chemically.” Duvall said he began smoking cigarettes during his sophomore year, while he was abroad in Florence, Italy. “I feel like everyone did,” Duvall said. “People try it because it's the culture.” After Duvall returned from Italy, he had a talk with his … [Read more...] about Where There’s Smoke, There’s Vaping?: JUULs Usher in a New Age of Nicotine
Photo courtesy of Pepperdine Public Relations James A. Gash, associate dean of the Pepperdine School of Law, will succeed Andrew K. Benton as the eighth president and CEO of Pepperdine University, according to a press release from Pepperdine University Public Relations. “Pepperdine has always been a story of unbridled progress and never more so than under the leadership … [Read more...] about Breaking News: Jim Gash Announced as New President of Pepperdine University
Art by Aliya Edwards Before she found a home at Agoura Bible Fellowship, freshman Rachel Stull visited about seven churches but none of them were a perfect fit. “Honestly, the bottom line has been just finding something that feels normal,” Stull said. “There’s been a lot of my suitemates and I just visiting churches and coming away from a service and being like, ‘Wow, … [Read more...] about Shop till You Drop: Church Shopping is a Necessary Evil
Each year, approximately 75 students are found in violation of the no-tolerance alcohol policy, Sharon Beard, associate dean of students for Community Standards, said. While students are dealing with being found guilty of the standard substance restrictions concerning on-campus intoxication and possession of alcohol, there are some discrepancies regarding how the Community … [Read more...] about Students Say They are Unsure of the Community Standards Judiciary Process