Pepperdine doesn’t have an official organization for adopted students. Unofficial groups struggle to support adoptees, and Pepperdine should do more to recognize and have official support for adopted students.
First-generation college students share their expectations, struggles and experiences
You have your best friends, casual pals, group friends, class acquaintances — but somewhere between the different levels of your own social pyramid are fake friends. Malibu, and especially Pepperdine, is a rather friendly environment with everyone walking around smiling and giddy from the buzz off their Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Sometimes this sunshine-filled atmosphere can […]
Why You Should Question The Statues You Drive By Every Day
Greek groups answer the question at Psi Upsilon’s annual dance competition.
Art by Christine Nelson In the last week alone, I have had a friend deal with death in her family, another friend deal with a breakup and an additional friend deal with the pressures of life after college. So as I grappled with how to effectively be supportive, I had to ask myself, how can […]
Students support one another in a peer-led project for positive body image
Photo by Marisa Padilla Freshmen dominate the Riptide leaderboard and look to change the face of Pepperdine sports Student attendance at games has been a pressing issue for Pepperdine Athletics since time immemorial, but have they finally found the answer to their problems in the Riptide program? Riptide was historically a group that students had […]