From North to South, California has it all.
Art by Cassandra Stephenson and Photos Courtesy of Dana Wharf Javier Monzon, a mammalogist and Assistant Professor of Biology at Pepperdine, stood waiting with his class for nearly two hours at Point Dume in hopes of catching a glimpse of a Pacific gray whale. In the two years since he started teaching at Pepperdine, Monzon […]
Photos by Terra Atwood There have been countless times when I’ve overheard someone complaining about the lack of things to do in Malibu. Every time I hear that, it breaks my heart a little because it is simply not true. Malibu is more than just beaches and açaí bowls. Here are a few places to […]
It’s pretty much impossible to go anywhere in Malibu and not be met with images of surfing. Whether it is a surfer crossing Pacific Coast Highway, a sign shaped like a surfboard or one of the many surf shops in the area, Malibu has an unavoidable oceanic atmosphere. Pepperdine’s easy access to the Pacific Ocean […]
A common conception of surfing is that it’s all about chasing down the perfect wave and using it as a platform to exhibit skill and satisfy adrenaline cravings. However, a lot of people, myself included, find that surfing is much more than that — or perhaps much less than that. It can be defined simply […]
Art by Sacha Irick It’s that time of year again. The time when a rogue heat wave thrusts temperatures past the habitable zone of the native Malibuite, reaching well into the low-to-mid nineties. Flocks of undergrads shuffle from building to building, trying to escape heat levels experienced regularly by pretty much anyone living past the […]