Graphic by Nate Barton A few weeks prior to graduation, nostalgic self-reflection has brutally ousted all work ethic. One productive outcome of my slight emotional instability — besides making academic stress seem comparatively small — is that it’s made me think back on my time at Pepperdine critically. I think more about the words I've said and heard over the years. And, … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Can’t Get You a Boyfriend
Art by Sybil ZhangDisney's live action "Beauty and the Beast" opened March 17 and reignited the debate about remakes. As unpopular as this stance may be, I unabashedly love remakes because they bring new life and perspective to old classics.I'm the type of person who will watch the same movie over and over again and never get bored. Once a story catches my interest, I'm not … [Read more...] about Remakes Give New Life to Old Movies
Graphic by Nate BartonI recently listened to Death Cab for Cutie's Plans album all the way through for the first time since I was probably 12, and it shook me. I was really into Death Cab back in the day, and it reminded me of the girl who imagined her future and thought she could do anything. She looked into her future to imagine who I am now. I wondered if she would be proud … [Read more...] about Revisit Your Past
Photo by Milan Loiacono In a season of uncertainty, injuries and losing streaks, Men's Basketball has excelled in one department: its retro orange uniforms. Yes, you read that right. However, these retro uniforms aren't exclusive to the Waves. Pepperdine is one of eight schools to receive the throwback treatment. According to Paul Lukas' ESPN article "The 2016 Uni … [Read more...] about Can We Talk About Pepperdine’s Throwback Unis?
Art by Peau Porotesano I can't remember which episode was playing on the TV when I received my acceptance to Pepperdine. I just remember the banter between the girls mingling with the excited screeches of my mom, sister and I as we celebrated. It wasn't strange that the Gilmore's bore witness that day, because as family, it was just right. Since I was young, watching my … [Read more...] about Where They Lead, I Will Follow