Following the conferring of degrees and benediction, the Class of 2021 throw their caps into the air. Pepperdine hosted two commencement ceremonies the weekend of May 21-22. Photo by Ryan Brinkman Alumni Park took a 756-days hiatus from commencement ceremonies, but in a back-to-back graduation weekend, the classes of 2020 and 2021 took to the stage in a proper pandemic … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Hosts Back-to-Back Seaver Commencement Ceremonies for Classes of 2020 and 2021
Photo illustration by Ali Levens Although journalism's primary goal is to inform readers of the news, sometimes reporting on traumatic events harms those who experienced such events. From the Borderline shooting in 2018 to several severe car crashes, Pepperdine is no stranger to events that inflicted hurt and suffering upon the community. These tragedies resulted in … [Read more...] about The News: Hurting Instead of Helping?
Pepperdine placed foot traffic signs on the floors to help with social distancing in hallways and hand sanitizer dispensers in the Cultural Arts Center on April 6. The University placed similar signals in all in high-traffic areas all over campus, due to COVID-19 protocols. Photo by Ali LevensAs LA County COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease due to the county being in the … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Community Adapts to LA County Regulations
Video by Miles Campbell. Package originally aired on the March. 12 in the NewsWaves 32 Special Edition: The Class of COVID. With COVID-19 keeping Pepperdine students at home, many local businesses and restaurants in Malibu felt the effects of the lack of students in the area. As a college town for around 3,500 undergraduate college students as of 2020, Malibu typically … [Read more...] about Tourists Replace Student Population in Malibu
Photo Courtesy of Pepperdine UniversityPepperdine School of Public Policy Visiting Professor and former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced his campaign for California governor Feb. 1.Faulconer arrived at SPP for the 2021 calendar year as visiting professor of community leadership and government innovation. As his role at SPP begins, Faulconer’s campaign for … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Graduate Professor Announces Campaign for California Governor