Photo by Ryan Brinkman | Photo Editing by Haley Hoidal Eating fast food is a sensational experience for some. It’s a break from routine meals and a chance to eat something greasy, fried and delicious. One way people enhance their fast food dining experience is by using condiments that add an extra oomph to their meal. For sophomore Business Administration major Chris Ganey, … [Read more...] about Chris Ganey’s Favorite Condiment Gives Him a Spiritual Experience
Photo illustration by Ali Levens Although journalism's primary goal is to inform readers of the news, sometimes reporting on traumatic events harms those who experienced such events. From the Borderline shooting in 2018 to several severe car crashes, Pepperdine is no stranger to events that inflicted hurt and suffering upon the community. These tragedies resulted in … [Read more...] about The News: Hurting Instead of Helping?
Art By Samantha MIller News literacy: a concept that requires readers to be somewhat news literate to understand in the first place. It seems to be the ever-present punchline to the frustrating joke of why the news audience doesn't care to learn about the intricacies of the news cycle. As an organization, the Graphic has begun to place a good deal of emphasis on news … [Read more...] about Opinion: The Graphic Must Take Responsibility For Educating Its Readers
When I read the first Good News column in February, I immediately knew one of the places where I saw — and still see — good news in my life. It’s something that has been my good news since my first semester at Pepperdine but especially since March 2020: the Graphic.While I have always loved the Graphic, the past 18 months have made me appreciate it even more. … [Read more...] about Good News: A Deeper Appreciation for Community
Art by Ally Armstrong The Graphic remains dedicated to serving the Pepperdine community as an inclusive, unbiased news source. In the past, we have done this by holding those with power accountable, exposing injustices and amplifying voices in the community. As we begin a new semester, this paramount goal remains unchanged. Over 25% of U.S. Americans have "not very much" … [Read more...] about Staff Editorial: The Graphic’s Senior Leaders Strengthen Their Commitment to Inclusive, Unbiased Coverage