Many individuals participate in nonprofit organizations, service projects and mission trips to help communities in need. Navigating the best way to serve can be complex.
Photo by Megan Williams Purpose, service and leadership — Marine veteran Eddie Castillo lived by those words long before he enrolled in Graziadio Business School and heard them as part of Pepperdine’s mission statement. For as long as he can remember, Castillo has had a heart for service. Whether it be fighting for his country, […]
Like many events at Pepperdine this semester, this year’s Step Forward Day looked different from the past. With obstacles such as COVID-19 restrictions and student skepticism due to the day being led by the Hub for Spiritual Life, Pepperdine’s core mission of students uniting to provide meaningful service held steady.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. The tenth installment introduces transfer junior Branden Garcia, who discusses his service in the army and how he plans to continue helping people.
The Pepperdine Volunteer Center partners with the Upsilon Chi chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on the MLK Day of Service on Jan. 20, which starts off Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week.
The transit department met with fourteen students in two separate sessions for feedback and suggestions.
Infographic by Krystal Yu What if worship didn’t need a god? Worship often comes with a religious connotation. Merriam-Webster defines worship as “to honor a divine being or supernatural power” or “to regard with great or extravagant respect, honor, or devotion.” The synonyms listed under worship include honor and adore, actions subconsciously practiced in our […]
After experiencing unprecedented challenges, the Pepperdine community — especially professors — has proved not only courageous, but also compassionate.
Art by Caitlin Roark Transitioning to college involves an almost infinite amount of change. From moving to revamping one’s wardrobe, only so much will stay the same after four years at university. Among these changes is finding a new place to spend Sunday mornings. The task is daunting: to find a new place to worship […]
Pepperdine Volunteer Center kicks of the 30th anniversary of Step Forward Day with a new service opportunity: Feed My Starving Children