Pepperdine launches into the new app Navigate to help guide students.
Graphic by Nate Barton Tucked between the Eau Claire river and the county jail in northern Wisconsin, there lies a place where businessmen, teenagers, grandparents and more gather for a cup of coffee and breakfast. It’s the place that has taught me numerous skills and lessons, and it is the Grande Avenue Cafe. Food service […]
Art by Sybil Zhang I LOVE YouTube. Without it I wouldn’t be able to watch David Dobrik’s vlogs and get post notifications every time the most recent Chanel fashion show is uploaded. Most children would rather watch YouTube videos and play Minecraft on their iPads than go to the beach or play with their friends […]
Graphic by Nate Barton During my senior year of high school, I went a week without my phone for a retreat. It was terrifying to be stuck up in the woods, leading a group of my peers from my all-girls Catholic high school without a connection to the outside world. I hated not being able […]
Photo by Shannon Hansen This is the age of technology, everyone has their iPhone in-hand 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. I’m guilty, too. I get wrapped up in a world that isn’t even real — a virtual reality that I believe does more harm than good. As one becomes increasingly enveloped in […]
A phone lost and a lesson learned
I need your help. I think these things might be toxic: they hypnotize us, they divert our attention and they don’t allow us to enjoy life. What can we do? Implement a quarantine system? No one would ever go for that. Attempt to destroy them? Impossible. Isolate ourselves from them? Unlikely. Cell phones have taken […]