As a private university, Pepperdine is under less obligation to reveal institutional information, but that should not be the standard. The University should empower its students and student-journalists in their pursuit of truth.
As the sun sets on Black History Month, there are still things people must remember year-round when it comes to Black voices. Black individuals — whether here at Pepperdine or across the nation — need to be supported, heard and not tokenized to make white saviors look good.
For some on campus, it seems like it’s easier to get punished for having consensual sex than it is for a student to get punished for possibly committing a Title IX offense.
As students reacclimate to in-person classes, the Graphic argues a longer Thanksgiving break would be very beneficial. The Graphic has added some possible solutions as well.
It’s spooky season — but Pepperdine must be tricking us because there is no Halloween spirit. Pepperdine needs to treat its community to a more Halloween -esque atmosphere.
Pepperdine is built on the land of a people who have been here for over 4,000 years, and it’s time we start recognizing them more.
Parking issues have caused headaches for the Graphic staff writers. The entire Pepperdine community must work together to alleviate the parking woes, and the stakes have never been higher.
With Pepperdine students returning to campus, the Graphic staff encourages the community to acknowledge the unique challenges each class is going through and come together to support each other. Showing up for campus events and activities, including athletic games and performances, can be a big way we can cultivate a community with school spirit.
After returning to campus for the first time, students must keep well-being in mind while balancing accountability. For new-to-campus students, keeping on top of COVID-19 guidelines may get overwhelming.
The prevalence of gun violence in the United States causes major political strife, as gun control is one of the most polarizing issues today. Despite this, politicians need to commit to making impactful changes, guided by facts and logic, to put an end to gun violence.