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?
Via Apple Podcasts | Via SoundCloud | Via Spotify In this episode, former Graphic reporter and alumna (2020) Channa Steinmetz reveals the inner workings of her years-long reporting on a workplace sexual assault allegation within Pepperdine’s Department of Public Safety. The investigation occurred in Spring 2019 — the article later published in Spring 2020. The article … [Read more...] about A Journalist & A Survivor Reflect on the Inner Workings of A Sexual Assault Investigation
Art by Madeline Duvall Editor's Note: This article contains triggers for sexual violence, domestic violence and harassment. In a follow-up meeting, Director of Public Safety Dawn Emrich expressed concern about the accuracy of the staff editorial’s statement that “an officer is not always available.” Although this statement is true based on several of our staff members' … [Read more...] about Staff Editorial: Women Should Not Have To Walk Alone