Raymond Rider, a senior Philosophy and Psychology double major, was also a student speaker of TEDxPepperdine in 2019. Rider said he is passionate about philosophy and argues that Philosophy 200 should be one of the General Education classes for every undergraduate student to take.
The Pepperdine, Malibu and Thousand Oaks communities remembered the Borderline shooting and Woolsey Fire that took place back-to-back Nov. 7-10. Pepperdine seniors remembered the events as members of the last class of Seaver students present for the events.
News Staff Writer William Bacon shares how he’s been able to embrace the uncertainty of his post-graduation future. With seniors hustling to complete their final classes at Pepperdine, the thought of life after University fills conversation.
COVID-19 has left the world feeling hopeless, but has also brought positive experiences for many. Business Director Hadley Biggs sheds light on how we should focus on the positives rather than the negatives during COVID-19.
Senior Annie Vander Mey, a Nutrition Science major who loves playing the clarinet, said her major and music are important parts of her life. Vander Mey talks passionately about her Pepperdine experiences and looks forward to being a registered dietitian in the future.
Austin Cadman is a Screen Arts major who transferred to Pepperdine in January 2019 and has now spent approximately half of his time studying at Pepperdine online. However, he continues to look forward to graduating this semester and finding a career within the entertainment industry.
Senior Kimberly Brooking takes a spiritual reflection of her four years at Pepperdine University as graduation approaches. She talks about her decision to attend Pepperdine, her greatest memories and her study abroad experience.
Bailey Luber, an open-minded International Studies major who loves to travel, shares how Pepperdine’s Buenos Aires, Argentina program impacted her. After graduation, she hopes to teach English in Spain while doing a cultural exchange for a year.
The Senior Spotlight is a weekly series that gives seniors the opportunity to share their accomplishments and advice with the Pepperdine community. Senior Mary Buffaloe discusses her role as president of Crossroads Gender and Sexuality Alliance club and her experience studying abroad in Lausanne.
Senior Spotlight is a weekly series that gives seniors the opportunity to share their accomplishments and advice with the Pepperdine community. Brandon Oddo spends his time volunteering in Malibu and the surrounding community and acting as a TA.