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?
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Sophomore Pinn Jinkaojai arrives at the airport in Thailand on July 29 to fly to the United States. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, Jinkaojai's 2020 visa expired, delaying her move to California. Photo courtesy of Pinn JinkaojaiAs excitement grows for a normal school year to begin, Pepperdine international students are particularly grateful for the return to campus.International … [Read more...] about International Students Return to Campus, Sharing Excitement and Challenges
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This fall, Pepperdine students return to campus after a totally normal summer. There’s nothing out of the ordinary — everyone’s fine, all the summer abroad programs were so fun, and we definitely didn’t just exit a period of tremendous collective loss and trauma (that actually might be true, considering we haven’t made that exit yet).The reality is … [Read more...] about The Fine Print: Coming Back is Hard — And That’s OK
Via Apple Podcasts | Via SoundCloud | Via Spotify When Pepperdine received the green light from LA county to partially reopen its doors, students took to the campus they had missed for nearly a year. In this episode, news editor Ashley Mowreader shares her experience reporting on the campus reopening and what this means for the Pepperdine community. Background … [Read more...] about A Year Later, A Partial Return