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For several members of the University community, the tragic death of Nipsey Hussle hit home. Not only did Hussle come to speak on campus in September 2018, but he was also shot in Hyde Park, which is about seven miles from LMU, as reported by the Loyolan. On top of that, Hussle was an inspir…

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The college admissions scandal has taken the news by storm for the past few weeks, and it seems far from over. The L.A. Times published an article on Sunday pondering a mystery $6.5 million bribe, and on Monday, Dr. Dre was called out for donating $70 million to USC before his daughter’s acc…

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The movement of teacher walkouts spread to over five states in 2018, continuing into 2019. The Loyolan is in solidarity with teachers fighting for better pay, smaller class sizes and more support staff at schools across the nation.

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The Los Angeles Loyolan has been the voice of our student body for nearly 100 years. Even as our new staff takes over this week, we aspire to continue delivering this voice with accuracy, relevancy and responsibility.

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In a frustrated criticism of their university, The Phoenix, Loyola University of Chicago’s (LUC) student-run publication, published a staff editorial likening their university’s media policy to that of President Donald Trump's. They claim that LUC’s Public Relations department has become inc…

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Ben Shapiro is coming to campus in April. The Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) club confirmed this event Jan.20. 

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February is a month of pink hearts, red valentines and most importantly, black history. As described by the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), Black History Month was first initiated by Dr. Carter G. Woodson as “Negro History Week” in 1926, and later expa…

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With the president of the United States naming journalists as the “enemy of the people,” being a journalist at any level comes with its challenges. When the media is slandered by the most powerful figure in the nation, it can intimidate journalists and prevent us from doing our full job of i…

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The life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were celebrated nationally on Monday, Jan. 21 — which would have been less than a week after his 90th birthday if he were still alive. Our campus will be recognizing and celebrating his life with the Interfaith Prayer Breakfast on Jan. 24.

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Last year, similar to most, had plenty of ups and downs. Our campus dealt with an active shooter situation (which turned out to be a hoax) and grappled with how the University keeps us safe. We saw a new brand initiative face significant community backlash when announced, yet still be grante…

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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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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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Students were rightfully upset when they gathered late Friday in front of the Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) office in an impromptu protest of the University’s botched response to an alleged active shooter incident earlier that evening. They had received no notification about the situat…

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Millions of Americans went to the polls and sent in ballots for yesterday’s election. While many may be pleased with the results that came in last night as we saw some of the expected blue wave democrats pushed for, our work is not done.

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