Feminist Club President and Founder Ivy Leroux, Vice President of Administration Cameron Zohary and Vice President of Finance Isabella Yeager pose for a photo in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Most of the club's executive board met while participating in Pepperdine's Buenos Aires international program.Photos courtesy of Isabella Yeager BeginningsSince her first year, President and … [Read more...] about New Pepperdine Feminist Club Hopes to Start Important Conversations
Photos by Madison Nichols As Pepperdine awaits the upcoming announcement of the university’s 8th president, search committee members Marnie Mitze and Connie Horton are confident about their committee's five chosen finalists, and what each individual will bring to the community. However, an anonymous display posted on Pepperdine's Freedom Wall expressed that some students … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Protests or Calls To Action?
Art by Caitlin RoarkUnite Pepp started out this semester with another demonstration. For the second time since this group’s creation last semester, they took over the Freedom Wall to bring a message to the Pepperdine community: Even though the Good Samaritan Policy was rewritten, more steps need to be taken for students to use it confidently. In order to keep all students … [Read more...] about Unite Pepperdine By Promoting Positive Changes
Graphic by Nate Barton In the ongoing immigration reform negotiations, President Donald J. Trump is using the 800,000 Dreamers protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program as leverage to get Democrats to agree to fund his wall. “We want the wall,” President Trump said in his press conference at Camp David last Saturday. “The wall is going to happen, … [Read more...] about DACA Students Are the Future, Not Political Leverage
Art by Sacha Irick In recent weeks, students around the country have turned small efforts into grand actions that have resulted in transformative standards for the entire nation. Their dissatisfaction with current situations have sparked high-ranking officials all the way to President Barack Obama to enact change, demonstrating the weight students can have. With this going on, … [Read more...] about Our Campus Lacks Student Activism