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May 27, 4:30 p.m.: Administration remains hopeful that students and faculty will be able to return to the bluff in August, releasing a schedule for the fall semester in a message sent this afternoon from Executive Vice President and Provost Thomas Poon, Ph.D. 

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"Our goal is to return to our campuses next semester," read a message sent out to the LMU community by the Executive Vice President and Provost Thomas Poon on Tuesday, April 28. 

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Update 4/30/20 12:59 p.m.: LMU released a statement on Tuesday after this article was published that campuses for in-person instruction are planning to re-open safely, under multiple scenarios and with consideration for social distancing and public safety. The article has been updated to ref…

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On Earth Day, the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve in West Los Angeles is typically bustling with over 100 volunteers working on restoration projects as part of an annual event held by the Friends of Ballona Wetlands (FBW) organization. However, on Earth Day this week, the wetlands sat de…

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Shortly after announcing the move to online classes, LMU released a message stating that the deadline for Credit/No Credit grading had been extended and that “graded courses taken on a credit/no credit basis will count towards fulfilling Core, major, and minor requirements during the spring …

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There is no shortage of problems to be expected as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but one vulnerable item that many seem to take for granted is democracy. In this video, Veronica BP speaks to former diplomat Mietek Boduszyński to understand how the pandemic could have a lasting effect on…

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A little over a month ago, the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced the suspension of the 2019-2020 season indefinitely. The move came in response to the news of Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert testing positive for COVID-19, a development that shocked the league and put into question…

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More and more events are getting cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including those at LMU. The Loyolan spoke to all three presidential tickets for the 2020 ASLMU elections to garner their thoughts on commencement celebrations being indefinitely postponed.

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Though the remainder of the presidential primaries has practically been halted by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still plenty of opportunities to practice your civic duties, even from the comfort of your home.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc across the globe, but its number of victims is not limited to those who have contracted the disease. Racially-motivated discrimination and violence against Asian-Americans has been exacerbated by fear of the virus. In this video, Veronica BP of Electio…

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At such a critical time — when it feels like the whole world is ending — student journalists serve a crucial role in delivering understandable science information for thousands of concerned students. Unfortunately, some publications haven't taken as much care as they should these past few days.

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A toilet paper shortage. Disneyland closed. Travel from Europe partially banned. Empty streets. One thing is clear: the COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in the modern world. But the disease, which has been labeled a “public health emergency of international concern" by the World Health Org…

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With the well-deserved worry over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic forcing students off campus, it can be easy to forget about other important issues impacting the future of LMU. Case in point: what lies ahead for Divest LMU.

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It was not long ago when people were following their daily routine of going to work, going to school and keeping up with the fast-paced sports world. However, nobody could have predicted the new coronavirus that has put virtually everything on hold for the time being would impact society to …

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In a message sent out by the Office of the Provost at 9:45 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, the Executive Vice President announced that there will be no classes taking place the week of March 16 — the original date for the start of instruction. 

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all LMU classes will take place through online instruction for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester, according to an email sent out to the LMU community by President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D. Additionally, the email says that on-campus housing will be close…

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For the duration of the spring semester all athletic events will be canceled, according to an athletics update posted on March 12 at 7:21 p.m. 

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LMU announced on March 10 that its classes would be held online from March 16-31. Here’s what other Universities in Southern California are doing to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.