Being a journalist at the height of distrust of the media is challenging, especially for those who are early in their careers. But journalists and those who study journalism are working through the problem to find solutions — most of which revolve around relationships and education.
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.
Pepperdine’s Affirmation Statement and the walls of the Graphic’s newsroom assert “truth, having nothing to fear from investigation, should be pursued relentlessly in every discipline.” For the fall 2020 special edition, the Graphic staff explores Pepperdine, Malibu and the world by the numbers.
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.
When the pandemic began, Bibi Carpenter, center director of University City KinderCare, warned the teachers about its impact.
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.
Ever since quarantine began, Peter and Alyce, along with their three young children, have been taking walks around their San Carlos neighborhood to get exercise and fresh air. On April 11, the day before Easter, the family decided to take a shortcut home — a route they had never taken before.
San Diego City Council approved a $15.1 million rent relief program and extended the eviction moratorium Tuesday to help residents who are struggling financially due to the coronavirus.
People 65 years and older are at high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19, but during a time when staying home and social distancing are essential to remaining healthy, this same age group is also at risk for something else: loneliness.
From the initial riot that inspired June’s Pride month parades to the protests occurring around the world in response to the murder of George Floyd, both had the same goal: ending the police brutality of a marginalized community.