Photo by Megan Williams Being a third culture student, senior Nicole Wong has grown more confident in opening up about her cultural upbringing through her journey of personal identity and growth. Wong — a Liberal Arts for Education major and Multimedia Design minor — grew up facing cultural differences between Hong Kong, Shanghai and America. […]
Pepperdine administration decided to permanently close the Shanghai international program, which brought disappointment to a lot of students. The cancellation of the Shanghai program is a financial, political and cultural mismanagement.
With Shanghai Senior Alumni Kau’i Aguiar, Derek Pinto and Pamela Lim, The Melanated Muckraker explores what Shangahi meant to many, concerns about the Pepperdine Administration and what the possible cultural effects are of Shanghai leaving Pepperdine.
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Give2Pepp returns, Sodexo stays and saying goodbye to Shanghai.
Former Shanghai program participants react to Pepperdine’s announcement of the program closure. Seaver and International Programs hope to find a future Asia program location to replace Shanghai.
Shanghai Director Charlie Engelmann faced unique challenges due to COVID-19, leaving Shanghai in a hurry, living in Oregon for five months under stay-at-home orders and finally returning to the bustling city in August. Over the past eight months, however, Engelmann has missed students the most.
Students from Pepperdine’s seven International Programs share their stories about returning home and transitioning back after being affected by COVID-19 abroad.
The Shanghai program participants share about their multiple moves and how they’ve seen the virus progress from China to Malibu.
On Wednesday, as the Graphic newsroom prepared to put together the pages for the Thursday paper, news broke that the Florence program was suspended for the remainder of the spring semester.