Body and Soul incorporates the five senses within a new piece of art, music, film or experience; the biggest blank slate giving light to the things that deserve it. Life and Arts Editor Beth Gonzales discusses her experience at The Gathering, a local church filled with the Pepperdine spirit.
The Brock House underwent an 18-month renovation to update the property and increase its effectiveness for hosting student events. President Jim Gash discusses the renovation and expresses hope that the house will be a hub for student activities and spiritual life moving forward.
Students and staff breakdown how they stay connected to their faiths as Pepperdine begins a second remote semester. With in-person resources like Spiritual Life Advisors and convocation absent, students seek community and spiritual growth through virtual student-led ministries and interpersonal connection.
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment introduces Maggie Bendle, a first-year who hopes to become a pediatric emergency room doctor to follow her passion of loving and helping children.
The student-run ministry Word Up is finding its foundation and setting its goals for this semester and next. As its leaders create these goals, they are adjusting to the online format and continuing to provide students with a space for worship.