Jesse Aston at his Officer Candidate School Graduation in the summer. Alongside him is his wife, Jordan Lee, and his youngest son, Psalms. Photo courtesy of Jesse Aston Jesse Aston is many things: A former runner for Pepperdine Track, an elementary school teacher, a student at Caruso School of Law and a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps. A husband and the father of … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Alum Jesse Aston Pursues Radical Responsibility
Pepperdine Improv Troupe
Photo courtesy of Pepperdine Improv Troupe The Pepperdine Improv Troupe, also known as PIT, welcomed six new members to the performance group this academic year. Comprised of two directors leading 15 student players, PIT entertains the Pepperdine community with its exciting and interactive monthly shows. Junior Indy Wilson, student co-leader of PIT, said the troupe … [Read more...] about Together, PIT Flies
Photos by Milan Loiacono, modeled by Kana Oyama and Shanelle Wilkins. Punk singer Iggy Pop once noted that money matters little to an artist's work but it's a huge factor in their prosperity. Whether it's lessons, instruments, ballet slippers or oil paint, art costs money. Artists are among some of the most passionate and determined people, often associated with images … [Read more...] about Artistic Privilege: How Does Socioeconomic Class Affect Artists?
Photos by Gabrielle NorteHungry students congregated in Mullin Town Square on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. for complimentary fajitas and cookies as part of the Inter-Club Council’s annual club fair, CultureFest.The fair is a chance for students to learn about Pepperdine's clubs and cultural opportunities. After eating, students toured an array of tents decorated with … [Read more...] about Students Get to Know the Clubs at CultureFest
Photos by Kaelin MendezPepperdine Improv Troupe performed their first ever long-form show, stepping outside the comfort of their regular Elkins gig. On Sunday, Jan. 28, PIT tried their hand at a new style of improv in the PLC mini-theater. Long-form improv is similar to a play in length and execution, only it’s completely improvised. The Sunday night performance lacked … [Read more...] about PIT Entertains with New Long-form Show