Author: Emma Stessman

Music and its stereotype

Music and its stereotype

One Direction fans are basic. Or at least that was how freshman business administration and economics double major, Michelle Voronel, was labeled. In high school, Voronel was talking to her friend about the boyband when a classmate overheard their conversation and proceeded to stereotype her […]

Finding real love in the hook-up culture

Finding real love in the hook-up culture

Alumna Leika Arrieta, (‘’05) fondly recalled a picture of a ski trip she took as a student at Chapman University. A fellow alumni, CJ Bishop, stands in the background. Neither Arrieta or Bishop remembers meeting then. Or EVER at Chapman. Now they are married. Chapman […]

Shattering the misconceptions about veganism

Shattering the misconceptions about veganism

I am not a bodybuilder, nor do I ever want to be. When I go to the gym, I stay mainly on the side with the cardio equipment, straying occasionally to the weight stations for a few quick repetitions on arm and leg machines. I […]

Where I found joy

Where I found joy

Happiness isn’t like a piece of clothing – it’s not tangible or material – and yet people constantly ask me where I got mine. “When our lives are filled with peace, faith and joy, people will want to know what we have,” said David Jeremiah, […]

A Chapman student’s life story

A Chapman student’s life story

When junior political science major Justice Crudup was 10 years old his mom was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, disabling her and qualifying her for disabled pay. With his dad out of the picture and his sister taking care of her own family, Crudup started working […]

Connection between culture and food

Connection between culture and food

Sophomore film production major Emiliana Ammirata refuses to eat bagels with cream cheese because she believes they lack flavor– yet, to the untrained eye, her favorite dish, arepa, looks extremely similar to a bagel. Ammirata is heavily connected to her Venezuelan culture and she feels […]

Post-grad options

Travel – If you have the money to spend, travel solo or with some friends with your own plan or using planned tours, such as EF College Break (for anyone 18-28 years old). Backpack through a country or two. If you don’t have money, volunteer to […]

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