Art by HeeJoo Roh As Thanksgiving rolls around, the Graphic staff has compiled a list of things we are grateful for this semester, as cheesy as it may be. We encourage everyone in the Pepperdine community to sit down and reflect on what they are grateful for this holiday season. 1. We are grateful for the food at Pepperdine, and for Bon Appetit's new dining for our community. … [Read more...] about Staff Ed: Goodness Gracious We are Grateful
Third-Year Students Make their Way to Malibu for the First Time
Junior William Castleberry poses in front of Payson library while displaying his London pride after studying abroad there. Many third-year students have only recently made their way into campus for the first time this fall after the COVID-19 pandemic and studying abroad. Photo by Sammie Wuensche The COVID-19 pandemic created a long-lasting impact on everyone, but it's led to a … [Read more...] about Third-Year Students Make their Way to Malibu for the First Time
Gash Updates the Community in an April President’s Briefing
Graphic by Karl Winter President Jim Gash hosted the final President’s Briefing of the spring 2022 semester April 6 via Zoom for Pepperdine community members. Gash said the briefings will resume in person in June and provided updates on COVID-19, study abroad programs and upcoming events. “As you recall, we don’t have President's Briefings in May because that is the middle … [Read more...] about Gash Updates the Community in an April President’s Briefing
Opinion: Can Students Avoid the Zoom Gloom?
Art by Mary Karapetyan When President Jim Gash announced Jan. 12 that classes would resume in-person with one day’s notice, a shock was felt among Waves everywhere. Many students said they were hesitant to accept the University's decision. While some said they are thankful to be back in the classroom, others would rather learn virtually to avoid spreading the virus and to … [Read more...] about Opinion: Can Students Avoid the Zoom Gloom?
Chloe McLeod Champions Collaboration Over Competition
Photo by Ryan Brinkman | Photo Editing by Haley Hoidal Sophomore Art and Biology double major Chloe McLeod said she believes there is too much of a focus on test taking and education as individuals when, after college, many students will be collaborating in groups. "Test taking, especially in college, has come down to a lot of memorization," McLeod said. "Which I know is … [Read more...] about Chloe McLeod Champions Collaboration Over Competition