Art by Autumn Hardwick Elkins Auditorium holds the reputation of being the location of some of the worst classes on campus. Students hear the horror stories or experience them themselves — whether it was REL 101, HUM 111 or any other General Education class. These horror stories range anywhere from disengaged professors to ruined GPAs.Prior to COVID-19, having a class in … [Read more...] about Opinion: Abolish Elkins Classes
Apple Podcasts | Via SoundCloud | Via Spotify https://soundcloud.com/pepp-graphic/omicron-sends-students-on-vacation Pepperdine expanded its quarantine and isolation program at the start of the Spring semester. The addition of four off-campus hotels helped the University handle the omicron surge, but not everything went smoothly for the students. One hotel had to close its … [Read more...] about Omicron Sends Students on Vacation
Art by Mary Karapetyan When President Jim Gash announced Jan. 12 that classes would resume in-person with one day’s notice, a shock was felt among Waves everywhere. Many students said they were hesitant to accept the University's decision. While some said they are thankful to be back in the classroom, others would rather learn virtually to avoid spreading the virus and to … [Read more...] about Opinion: Can Students Avoid the Zoom Gloom?
Junior Kristopher Gordon poses for a self-timer image on his iPhone while in isolation due to COVID-19. Gordon stayed at the Hyatt Regency in Westlake Village from Jan 11-19 after he tested positive. Photo courtesy of Kristopher Gordon The email with a subject line of “Your Pepperdine COVID-19 Test Results is Ready" is arriving in many inboxes — some with results students … [Read more...] about Conquering Isolation One Day at a Time
Students walk to class on the first day back to in-person learning. Classes started as planned Jan. 13 at Pepperdine. Photo by Abby WiltAfter three days of online learning, Seaver College resumed in-person classes. Classes started on ground Jan. 13, and students said they have mixed feelings about the return. Pepperdine reported 543 COVID-19 cases Jan. 12 within the community … [Read more...] about Mixed Reviews: Pepperdine Resumes In-Person Learning