Influencers have a stigma surrounding them that leads people to believe they are above the issues normal users face. However, influencers are faced with insecurities and other challenges people don’t have to think about.
Social media has opened the door to a variety of different ways that sports are covered. Experts with ties to Pepperdine and Los Angeles weighed in on the state of the industry and where it’s headed.
The Pepperdine Men’s Basketball team has avid followers and fans who have developed a relationship with the team. They have used Twitter as a way to connect and form these relationships
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s Grammy Awards are now March 14 instead of January, so winning artists would get their chance to walk across the stage. After nominee backlash, Grammy newbies and anticipated performers, this year’s awards have it all.
As Pepperdine’s Malibu campus partially reopens for limited in-person activity, social media platforms, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, are allowing community members to distribute information and share personal reactions.
Sometimes it’s hard to find good news in the major headlines, but if you look at the simple things in life, you might be surprised at what you will find. Staff Writer Abby Wilt shares how she finds good news in the small interactions in her life.
Political science lecturer William “Ajax” Peris came under fire in June for using a racial slur in class at the University of California, Los Angeles. Now Peris is teaching political science at Pepperdine and will continue to do so through spring semester, according to an email by the Seaver dean.
Photo courtesy of Franki Hooks Though people may not always know her face, people know her Twitter account and her name: Franki Hooks. “Someone was like, ‘I thought this was a burner account, and Franki Hooks was a fake name,’” Hooks said. The senior psychology major has been on Twitter since August 2014. “People would […]
Pepperdine administration needs to increase University communication beyond social media posts.
Pepperdine students discuss how they have remained connected to each other through social media as well as the pressures that come along with this virtual community.