Pepperdine reorganized the Department of Student Affairs over summer 2021. Administrators said the changes were made with operations, budget and strategic priorities in mind, but affected personnel share confusion and hurt following the changes.
Seaver Alumna Olivia Robinson (Seaver ’20) shares how her passion for social justice lead to entrepreneurship.
Pepperdine alum Olivia Robinson launched BlackDollar, an app that connects people with local Black-owned businesses last November. BlackDollar aims to help the movement toward Black economic empowerment and will soon offer financial education materials to buy.
A Pepperdine senior looks to literature as a way to educate herself about feminism and expand the conversation around it.
The Pepperdine Volunteer Center partners with the Upsilon Chi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on the MLK Day of Service on Jan. 20, which starts off Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.
At a predominately white institution, embracing one’s blackness is a top priority for African American students and faculty.
Seniors start a weekly talk show to open up conversation on campus about taboo and stigmatized topics.
A group of students held a 36-hour demonstration in the Waves Cafe to raise awareness about gun violence
TEDxPepperdine will take place March 13, featuring nine speakers sharing their stories and encouraging listeners to “Take the Leap”
Graphic by Kylie Myers Yik Yak. Racist comments. A sit-in protest. The Columbus statue. Mizzou protests. On Nov. 13, 2015, 100 Pepperdine community members dressed in black and participated for nearly three hours in the first Waves Against Ignorance demonstration. One year later, the demonstration continues to spark the discussion around the topics of diversity […]