COVID-19 presents everyone with challenges, but working mothers are severely impacted. Three female faculty members at Pepperdine discuss their experience helping their children with online learning while balancing teaching, researh and service.
Sexual assault is pervasive on college campuses across the nation, yet many students believe Pepperdine is exempt. Student leaders and staff discuss the reality of sexual assault on campus, including prevention education.
A July 6 ICE policy threatened to deport international students taking all online classes. Three international students react to this government policy and Pepperdine’s response to it.
Pepperdine University explicitly affirms that “truth, having nothing to fear from investigation, must be pursued relentlessly in every discipline.” However, in recent weeks, the Student Government Association (SGA) has fallen short of the meaning of this quote, failing the institution and the students it is meant to serve and leaving its constituency in the dark.
Since the events of last November shaped our identity and unified us in new ways, it may seem challenging for the Pepperdine community to move forward into a year of recovery without forgetting the past. However, identity does not translate to limitation.