Art by Vivian Hsia Banning AP African American Studies, beating unarmed black men and increasing the broadening incarceration gap — there is no question why the United States needs Black History Month. Educating or recounting the history of Black individuals in the United States is not enough — it's actually better to showcase the changes made to go against the systemic … [Read more...] about Staff Editorial: Bring Black History Out of the Past and Into Today
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Will Ford III kneels beside a family heirloom at the first President's Speaker Series event of 2022. Ford and Matt Lockett became friends after they discovered Lockett's family owned Ford's as slaves. Photo by Lucian Himes The first event of 2022 for the President’s Speaker Series took place Feb. 16, in Elkins Auditorium. Guest speakers Will Ford III and Matt Lockett shared … [Read more...] about President’s Speaker Series Highlights the Power of Prayer
The cover of Justin Bieber's sixth studio album "Justice" shows the pop singer crouched in a highway tunnel. The deluxe version of the album, released March 26, features 22 songs and includes collaborations with Khalid, Daniel Caesar, Quavo and many others. Photos Courtesy of Def Jam RecordingsJustin Bieber’s sixth studio album, "Justice," is a reflective pop album that … [Read more...] about Album Review: Justin Bieber’s ‘Justice’ Presents a Consistent Spiritual Message but Muddled Sound
Art by Caitlin RoarkIt's easy to characterize people as either good or bad, but aren't people more complex than that? In the wake of Kobe Bryant's death, the nation began mourning as well as celebrating his contributions to the community. Meanwhile, others protest the praise of Kobe Bryant due to his infamous rape acquittal. Kobe Bryant was charged with sexual assault in July … [Read more...] about Time to See the Duality of the Human Person
Graphic by Ali Levens In February of 1968, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said in his last sermon at Ebenezer Baptist Church that the definition of greatness is found in those who serve others. On the 25th anniversary of the national day of service honoring the life and legacy of Civil Rights leader King, the Pepperdine Volunteer Center (PVC) partners with the Upsilon … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Comes Together to Honor the Rev. King’s Legacy and Life Through Service