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Halloween is just around the corner, and that means people are scrambling to make plans and put together the best costumes they can find. If you're stuck in a rut when it comes to how to spend your Hallo-weekend, take this quiz to find some inspiration!

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This past August, the infamous Holocaust denier, Ursula Haverbeck, was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for her insistent anti-Semitic ideals and public Holocaust denial. Anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial, the German courted ruled, do not fall under their law of free speech, as d…

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Walking to get my latte from Blue Bottle coffee, I inhaled what smelled like a fume from smoke. I looked around wondering what it could be so close to me that was reeking — then it clicked. Earlier in the day, sitting on our serene Bluff, I saw bellows of dark smoke and even a tinge of orang…

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Finals are around the corner and that month of freedom—winter break—cannot come close enough. For many of us, the holiday season has already begun. This past Sunday, Dec. 2, was the first day of the Christian season of Advent and the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.

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Looking back on my experience as a senior at LMU, I struggled to fit in this small community. Freshman year greeted my class with optimism and encouraged us to get involved on campus through service organizations, Greek life and intercultural clubs. While in theory these ways to get involved…

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Last week, an opinion article titled “The U.S. reserves the right to refuse entry” ran in our Opinion section. In the week since the article was printed, put on our website and shared on our social media twice, it has started a heated debate among the LMU community.

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Can you be a religious feminist? Definitely not. I didn’t think so. A better question, I thought would be, how can any feminist consider themselves religious? Several months ago, I was confident that feminism was impossible to reconcile with nearly any widely-practiced religion. It wasn’t un…

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This semester I took on a project that would focus on queer people’s experience at LMU through interviews. In these interviews, I found nothing but lessons and wisdom that queer people can use today to better their own lives and to help them know that they are not alone in their queer experi…

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My uncle and aunt are cracking jokes with my brother and my parents, a Michael Bublé Christmas album is playing and my grandma is enjoying the whirl of cooking and talking in great holiday spirit. It’s all wonderful, then it comes up—pre-honey baked ham or mid-apple pie.

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I wouldn’t trade my life of exploring L.A., sitting on the Bluff and making new friends for anything; but there is nothing quite like reuniting with family. It isn’t just about being in my own bed at home, but using a British accent when I talk and knowing that I’ll get a laugh out of my dad…

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Since the unexpected increase in enrollment over the past two years, our campus has been stretched thin with housing and parking. As a recent driver on campus, I have noticed this year that during the University's busiest hours, it is incredibly hard to find parking, sometimes taking me up t…

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Last month, the University unveiled their proposed new visual identity. This includes a redesigned ceremonial mark, a University seal, a spirit mark and an athletics mark. Students past and present had serious concerns about the new designs, and we at the Loyolan agree that they are far from…

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