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This election season, a number of LMU athletes participated in a "get out the vote" initiative to encourage their teammates and all members of the LMU community to vote. The movement was led by the University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). The Loyolan sports staff talked to sev…

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Democrat Joe Biden is now the president-elect of the United States, defeating the incumbent president, Republican Donald Trump, this morning after winning Pennsylvania. Our opinion section reacts to the aftermath of another grueling election cycle.

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Amid ongoing indecision and division, here's what we know about the election so far and where LMU students stand as results continue to unfold.

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Despite state-by-state changes to the voting process, young voters turned out in historic numbers this year.

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It's been a stressful night on the national scene, as anyone can attest. On the state level, however, there are interesting results regarding the 12 propositions on Californians' ballots. Obviously, it's still early in the night, so results may change quite drastically, but we can probably m…

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California will have 12 propositions on the November ballot. This article will serve as an aggregator for the Prop Quiz series of videos produced by the Election 2020 initiative in order to explain these props to a college audience. It will be updated as more videos explaining all the props …

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Black Lives Matter had a major resurgence this summer as people across the country took to the streets to protest the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and other Black Americans at the hands of police. Politicians, like Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and running mate Kamala…

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At the time of publication, the official California winner has not yet been reported, but Sen. Bernie Sanders is the presumptive winner. Many Californian votes will not be reported for a number of days, but as of Tuesday night, former Vice President Joe Biden was in second place and former M…

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L.A. County will go to the polls on March 3 to elect their District Attorney to a four-year term. Incumbent Jackie Lacey is running for a third term, but there are two major challengers to her campaign. The Los Angeles Loyolan interviewed one of those challengers, George Gascón, to learn mor…

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L.A. County will go to the polls on March 3 to elect their District Attorney to a four-year term. Incumbent Jackie Lacey is running for a third term, but there are two major challengers to her campaign. The Los Angeles Loyolan interviewed one of those challengers, Rachel Rossi, to learn more…

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While many Americans are caught up between the Democrats and Republicans running for president in 2020, there are other lesser-known candidates running for third parties that are looking for a place in the national discourse. I interviewed one of those presidential hopefuls, State Rep. Max A…

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Drake University, located in Iowa, hosted the seventh DNC presidential debate on Tuesday, roughly one month after LMU hosted the sixth debate. Before the debate, I interviewed Rachel James, the editor-in-chief of Drake's student newspaper, The Times-Delphic, to discuss the role of student jo…

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Last December, LMU hosted the Democratic presidential debate. This is a first-hand account of what went on behind the scenes before the big show.

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It's not often that your university hosts a debate for the potential next president of the U.S., but I'm glad it was the case last December when LMU hosted the sixth DNC presidential debate.

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Debate day at LMU is off to a partisan start, with a sign saying "TRUMP 2020" appearing below the LMU sign on the Bluff. The sign has been taken down with the debate merely hours away.

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Over the past week, the sixth presidential debate was almost derailed when all seven candidates announced they would boycott the event if labor disputes between Sodexo and its LMU workers were not resolved. 

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Negotiations between Sodexo and Unite Here Local 11 are set to take place this Tuesday, according to union leaders. This comes as all seven presidential candidates threatened to skip the upcoming DNC presidential debate, scheduled to take place at LMU on Thursday. 

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4:51 p.m.: Xochitl Hinojosa, the DNC communications director has released a statement: "The DNC and LMU learned of this issue earlier today and it is our understanding this matter arose within the last day. While LMU is not a party to the negotiations between Sodexo and Unite Here Local 11, …

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We are one week away from the DNC Presidential Debate coming to campus, and students have questions about everything from parking to tickets. Here are your five biggest questions, answered.

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Our current electoral system is broken, and if the U.S. wants to uphold a stable democracy, we need to fix it.

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Update 11/7/19 1:31 a.m.: This article has been updated. It originally stated that the University of San Francisco did not have an active College Republican or Democratic group on campus. USF actually does have a College Democrats group officially associated with the DNC. The article has bee…

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The Human Rights Campaign will host a CNN Democratic Town Hall in Los Angeles tonight. Its focus: LGBTQ+ issues. Nine candidates will participate in the event, including Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren. Bernie Sanders, who is currently recovering from a heart attack, will not appear.