Content Warning: This story contains explicit descriptions of a reported sexual assault.Editor’s note: *Names have been changed to Jane Doe and John Smith to protect the individuals’ privacy.It was March 2022.Jane Doe* was studying abroad when she and her friends decided to go out for the night.Fellow Pepperdine student, John Smith,* was going out the same night, … [Read more...] about Reporting Sexual Misconduct: How Pepperdine Handles the Process
Art by Hee Joo Roh Transparency Item: The Perspectives section of the Graphic is comprised of articles based on opinion. This is the opinion and perspective of the writer. My parents are members of the Churches of Christ, and I grew up visiting Pepperdine for the Bible Lectures. Pepperdine's Seaver College was the only school I ever wanted to attend, and there was only one … [Read more...] about Opinion: Time’s Up on Pepperdine’s Sexual Relations Statement
Tari Frahm Rhokus Field shines on the Pepperdine Malibu campus Sept. 23. Pepperdine is one of 350 Division I schools that doesn't have football. Photo by Colton Rubsamen Fall is a signal of many things, but for some colleges, it's football season. Out of the 350 Division I schools in the NCAA, 112 schools do not have a football program, including Pepperdine, according to NCAA … [Read more...] about Location, Money and Conference Play —Why Pepperdine Doesn’t Have a Football Team
Student Affairs will expand its wellness resources for students across the five schools and campus locations and remove charges for certain resources. The need for changes was a direct result of student mental and physical health needs, said Connie Horton, vice president for Student Affairs. A September 2021 article from Mayo Clinic found around 44% of college students … [Read more...] about Student Affairs Plans to Expand Wellness Resources, Add Flat Fee
Art by Samantha Miller Stalking, sexual assault and rape are not light offenses — but Title IX officials and administrators can only do so much. Students need to self-advocate for safety in regard to sex. Pepperdine students participated in online classes for 17 months due to the pandemic, but since August have returned to in-person experiences. With the return of in-person … [Read more...] about Staff Editorial: Title IX Reports — Helping or Hurting?