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Save the Date: September 10, 2016 Step Forward Day 2016

Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something. “Do something” to make a difference this year at Step Forward Day 2016. Join thousands of Waves around the world in this 28-year-old tradition and connect with your local neighborhood, impact the lives of others, and celebrate the University’s mission. Partake in fun-filled volunteer …

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Talking Goals with LA Galaxy President Chris Klein

Do you ever wonder what it’s like running one of the top professional soccer teams in the nation? The Pepperdine Hispanic Alumni Council, along with fellow alumni, parents, family, and friends found out at a Pepperdine-exclusive chalk talk with LA Galaxy president Chris Klein. Klein spoke to Waves about the ins …

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Evolution of a Mascot

1945 to 1950 Roland appeared first in print in the Graphic in 1945. His name is derived from the classic Pepperdine cheer, “Roll on, you Waves!” 1951 Students proposed that Joe the Pelican become the University mascot in an article printed in the Graphic in 1951. 1952 to 1972 “Willie …

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Letters to the Editor

Pillar of the Community You are such an inspiration. Congratulations on all your accomplishments and future endeavors. May the Lord continue to bless you. —Dorothy Yell I am glad to have found out about this woman, Linda Forster, and the important work she has done and continues to do. —Barb …

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Letter from the Editor

What do you want to be when you grow up? The ubiquitous question is one that has the potential to either stump youngsters on the cusp of adulthood or stimulate their progress, goal planning, and discovery. In the case of the members of the Pepperdine community profiled in this issue of …

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Back to the Future – 25 Years Later

By Michael F. Adams, Chancellor Suppose like Marty McFly in Back to the Future you had an opportunity to look into your own future and compare it to your current circumstances. In a way, such is the opportunity that president Andrew K. Benton has given me. I had the opportunity …

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Home Run

Brie Carroll (’09) made Waves history when she achieved record-breaking stats on the women’s track team as a Seaver College student. Last fall a group of alumni athletes were invited to Pepperdine to participate in the first cross country meet of the season in Alumni Park. Carroll, who had just …

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Alumni Q&A

From holiday parties to service days to socials, Pepperdine Alumni Affairs puts on over 130 annual events nationwide with the help of more than 100 volunteers. In appreciation of the chapter leaders who continually demonstrate lives of purpose, service, and leadership, we would like to highlight those who truly embody …

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Foreign Ministry

With most undergraduate students at Pepperdine University participating in international programs, many attend student-led house church services on Sunday nights, while others seek spiritual strength and encouragement in different ways. Students are also welcome to participate in mid-week Bible study sessions, along with any other special activities such as worship …

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