The participants of the Washington, D.C., summer program take a picture at the End of Program Banquet July 21. Due to the small group size, senior Talia Nascimento said the students were able to create an intimate community. Photo courtesy of Talia Nascimento After a year of remote work, the students in Pepperdine’s Washington, D.C., Summer Internship Program have bounced … [Read more...] about Washington, D.C., Summer Program Participants Grow Socially and Professionally
First-Year Jess Kovie smiles as she plays in the summer sun at Leu Gardens in Orlando, Fla., in November 2019. Kovie said she has always wanted to live in Malibu and is ecstatic about her new adventure. Photos courtesy of Jess KovieFirst-year Jess Kovie, a double major in English and Political Science, said she is busy working toward a career with government officials, watching … [Read more...] about Fresh Faces: First-Year Chases her Dreams of Greek Life and Government
Photo by Milan Loiacono | Design by Logan Wood Men can be feminists too. Junior political science major Brandon Easley is a self-proclaimed feminist who believes that both women and men can advocate for women's rights. Originally from Minden, a small town outside Reno, Easley grew up surrounded by individuals who held more traditional views regarding women and their … [Read more...] about Brandon Easley: Striking Out Sexism
Art by Madeline Duvall George Washington University. American University. Georgetown University. One by one, universities in Washington, D.C. began to close campus and move to remote classes. As Pepperdine Washington, D.C. students learned of the closures, they began to prepare for the inevitable. "If you had asked me on that Monday [March 9] if we were going to be sent … [Read more...] about Early Return: Washington, D.C.
Four students sit on the roof of their off-campus housing at Calamigos Ranch. Photos courtesy of Brittany Bryant When campus closed two weeks ago, on-campus students packed boxes to return to their permanent residences. Meanwhile, those who live off campus mulled over a choice they had to make: stay in their apartments — and confront the uncertainty of travel … [Read more...] about Off-Campus Students Face a Decision: Stay Put, or Pay Dead Rent