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The Dangers of Happy Meals and Clogged Congressional Arteries

Abby Honeycutt, Pepperdine studentAbby Honeycutt, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “The freedoms of speech and press are sometimes at conflict with the right of privacy in instances such as when the newspaper publicizes personal facts about a public figure or when one person spreads a rumor about another. In cases where one right must take priority over the other, which one would you sacrifice and why?”

Few lines of melody are…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • May 04, 2016

The Gossip Police

Ashley Hawkins, Pepperdine studentAshley Hawkins, a student in Jon Pfeiffer’s Spring 2016 Mass Communication Law class at Pepperdine University, wrote the following essay in response to the prompt: “The freedoms of speech and press are sometimes at conflict with the right of privacy in instances such as when the newspaper publicizes personal facts about a public figure or when one person spreads a rumor about another. In cases where one right must take priority over the other, which one would you sacrifice and why?”

As President of my sorority,…

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  • Pepperdine Student Comments
  • Apr 27, 2016

Bikram is the Dog in Down Dog - Conclusion

Bikram Choudhury Sexual Harassment More kryptonite is on the way. Jury trials are scheduled to begin in the Los Angeles Superior Court against the yoga guru in June (Jane Doe No. 1), August (Jill Lawler) and December (Sarah Baughn).

The complaints contain similar allegations.  Choudhury claimed to have known Lawler and Baughn in past lives. After paying up to $12,000 to attend a nine-week teacher training course, the plaintiffs were subjected to odd behavior and a variety of sexual harassment. Choudhury allegedly requires certain female students to brush…

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  • Above the Law
  • Apr 20, 2016

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