Executive Vice President Madison Walker, President Chase Johnson and Vice President of Administration Clara Fermanian stand on Pepperdine's Malibu campus April 27. The three rising seniors will serve on the Student Government Association's executive board for the 2021-22 academic year. Photo by Dane Bruhahn Pepperdine’s Student Government Association welcomed its new … [Read more...] about Students Elect New SGA Executive Board for 2022
Pushing Forward Racial and Social Justice in Professional Sports
Racial and social justice movements are prevalent in sports, especially throughout the summer. Professional leagues and athletes have been advocates for pushing forward different initiatives against racial injustice and for diversity and inclusion. Graphic by Ali Levens The history of sports has many components that transcend any game or athlete. Jackie Robinson, Muhammed … [Read more...] about Pushing Forward Racial and Social Justice in Professional Sports
Opinion: Our Democracy is Rigged
Art by Samantha MillerFor decades, the U.S. has proudly flaunted the title “Leader of the Free World.” The single most important qualifier of this is the right to fair elections.Between assaults on the Voting Rights Act, defunding of the U.S. Postal Service and Russian interference, our right to fair elections is in jeopardy.Since the U.S. continues to navigate … [Read more...] about Opinion: Our Democracy is Rigged
Vote for America’s Future
Art by Caitlin RoarkThe fracture between the long-standing political parties in the United States can be drilled down into one thing: civic literacy. Civic literacy is knowing how to actively participate and initiate change within communities; it is to vote and vote consciously. The lack of educated voters can be solved by obtaining the basic facts, opening up a respectful … [Read more...] about Vote for America’s Future
Who Will Fill the Polls this Term?
Art by Ally ArmstrongThis column serves as the voice of the Black Student Association and is written by Amani McCalleb, a member of the BSA e-board.The time that many people have been anticipating has finally come around: Midterm elections. With political tensions at an all-time high over the last year or two, movements such as the ‘Women’s March,’ … [Read more...] about Who Will Fill the Polls this Term?