Sophomore Elija Gatling said social media creates a trap for young people to constantly seek validation from others. He discusses his experience separating himself from an unhealthy obsession with social media and how others can do that too.
First-year Business Administration major and baseball player Blake Pou speaks about the importance of mindfulness in athletics.
How can students, in a culture of overcommitment, say “no” and become OK with spending time alone with themselves?
There are many ways to reduce meat consumption without having to cut it cold turkey.
Photo by Hannah Almsted Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of the Humans of the Caf series, modeled after the popular Humans of New York series. Pepperdine’s community is privileged to have many distinct students — unique students with unique stories. A chance encounter in the Caf can evolve into a gripping conversation and […]
Graphic by Nate Barton Many people told me coming back from studying abroad can be a rough transition. After being met with an unusually busy syllabus week and an impressive mountain of homework that stretched my to-do list to lengths previously unassociated with the first week of school, I believe them. Welcome to junior year. […]
Let’s use new focus on individual responsibility for recycling as a first step toward becoming a more independent student body
Art by Peau Porotesano My sister is the slowest eater I know. She has a knack for taking a simple meal and turning it into a 45-minute-plus dining experience. For most of my life, I teased my sister for taking so long to finish eating. Yet I’ve recently begun wondering, “Why is it such an […]
If individuals set a one-word, purpose driven intention for their year, achieving their New Year’s Resolutions will be less challenging