Photo courtesy of junior Macy Scruggs When junior Sergio Velazquez sat down in the tattoo parlor, he wasn’t thinking about how it would impact his career path, or what people would think of when they saw him. He was thinking about his family. A rising college sophomore at the time, Velazquez was getting ready to embark on his journey to Buenos Aires, where he would be away … [Read more...] about Students Consider Body Modifications and Career Opportunities
Photo by Hadley Biggs Junior Erin Miller leans over her laptop, typing a paper that was due 15 minutes ago. It is 11 p.m. This is the first time she has had time to work on homework all day. She was in class in the morning and then had work in the Convocation office following her class. In the afternoon, she had to work on the schedule for the next Veritas meeting. She then … [Read more...] about Is Overcommitment a Good Thing?
Photos by Phyllis YuThere are only 24 hours in a day, and as a college student, it can be difficult to squeeze studying into these precious hours when there are so many other activities to participate in.There are many different activities and extracurriculars like Greek life and clubs that provide opportunities for students to serve their community, socialize and immerse … [Read more...] about Insider’s Look: Understand the Art of Effective Studying
Photos courtesy of Justus JohnsonThe class of 2023 elected first-year Justus Johnson as the freshman class president after a run-off election with Nolan Kim. Pepperdine's Student Government Association announced the results Sept. 19.Johnson, from Nashville, Tennessee, said he plans to change the world through practicing law. For him, winning the election was the first step in … [Read more...] about Fresh Face Column 4: First-Year Aims to Change the Justice System