Pepperdine students meet by Tower 13 at Zuma Beach on Wednesday mornings for Surf Convo. Now that the gatherings have resumed, all interested students are welcome to attend. Photo by Emily ShawThe Pacific Ocean provides more than just a view for Pepperdine students. Surf Convo offers a community for those who want to grow their faith with one another while taking on the … [Read more...] about Surf Convo is Back
Pepperdine Professor Encounters Mountain Lion on Graduate Campus
Photo courtesy of Robert ShearerIt was just after 9 p.m. when Professor of Decision Science Robert Shearer was walking his dog, Maisie, at the Drescher campus outside of his faculty condo. It had been drizzling rain so visibility was poor. As they were making a loop around the graduate campus a mountain lion was right in front of Maisie“All of a sudden, silently but very … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Professor Encounters Mountain Lion on Graduate Campus
Whose Broad Stripes and Bright Stars?
Photos by Kayla Lee "I feel like now more than ever [the American flag] represents fighting for what is right and fighting for the justice of other people," sophomore Peace Ikediuba said. Ikediuba was born in Nigeria, and her family moved to the United States when she was 3 to give her and her siblings a better education. For Ikediuba, the flag represents hope, but she … [Read more...] about Whose Broad Stripes and Bright Stars?
Surf Convo Changes Attendance Requirements
Photos Courtesy of Surf Convo Facebook page Surf Chapel, which is now called Surf Convo, is implementing a new way of distributing convocation credits starting this semester, Associate Professor of Decision Science and Surf Convo leader Robert Shearer said. Surf Convo is changing its attendance requirement due to the high turnover rate, which has been affecting the … [Read more...] about Surf Convo Changes Attendance Requirements
Surfing for Something?
Photo by Akela Newman As nice as it would be to sleep in until 10 a.m. for regular Convocation on Wednesday mornings, many Pepperdine students have defied all odds by deciding to get up before the sun and travel to Zuma Beach for Surf Chapel at 7 a.m. I found myself among the crazies on the morning of Sept. 10 because I wanted to be a part of the adventure. After speaking to … [Read more...] about Surfing for Something?