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Students gather at 7 a.m. on Zuma Beach to participate in Surf Chapel, a new Convocation
program that takes place on the Malibu shore. Here Robert Shearer, assistant professor
of decision science, leads students in worship before they head out into the water
to surf one of God’s majestic creations.