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“Un-Womanly Things” and the Ducking-Stool

Gordan Thomas, Pepperdine studentGordon Thomas, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “Pages like ByeFelipe on Instagram are becoming increasingly popular. The concept of these pages is to blast those who are disrespectful on dating websites such as Tinder. Discuss the related privacy issues.”

In parts of Europe during the 13th century through the 16th century, women, who did “un-womanly” things, were sentenced to the “Ducking-stool”. A ducking-stool, for those who aren’t familiar,…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Sep 22, 2016

Blasting Men Who Ask for Sex

Katie Park, Pepperdine student

Katie Park, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Fall 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “Pages like ByeFelipe on Instagram are becoming increasingly popular. The concept of these pages is to blast those who are disrespectful on dating websites such as Tinder. Discuss the related privacy issues.”

Social media platforms such as Instagram, have been increasing in the number of users due to its creative and entertaining approach to interact with others. A user with…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Sep 14, 2016

A’s for Everyone is Now Available

A's for Everyone: Acing the College ExperienceJon Pfeiffer and Amanda Salz are proud to announce that A’s for Everyone: Acing the College Experience is now available on Amazon.

In their highly anticipated book, Pfeiffer and Salz provide the tips and tricks that students won’t get from their high school guidance counselors. By following the simple checklist system, incoming students will stay organized, avoid potential pitfalls and embark on the path to becoming star college students.

For incoming freshmen, preparing for college can result in a flux…

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  • A's for Everyone , Books
  • Jul 27, 2016

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