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As the school year gets tougher with midterms, jobs and more midterms, we need to make sure that we are taking care of ourselves and looking out for those around us. Schedules are packed, schoolwork is intense and having social life seems impossible. It can be easy to forget about your physi…

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School newspapers serve as an incredible place for college students to gain practical experience in journalism and all that comes with it. Working on a relatively small scale with short deadlines and relevant stories provides us with skills that we can take with us later in life. For some st…

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In his 1697 poem “The Mourning Bride,” William Congreve wrote, “heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.” Sixteen-year-old environmental activist Greta Thunberg is an angry young woman reminding us all that we, too, should be angry about the state …

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“Make Liberals Cry Again,” reads one popular (unofficial) bumper sticker of Trump’s 2020 campaign. “I’m anti-Trump because I’m anti-stupid” reads another bumper sticker, this time for the left.

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The case of a Harvard international student, Ismail B. Ajjawi, being detained, interrogated and denied entry into the United States stunned many last week. As a university where 10.3% of the student population is international, this is an issue we cannot afford to ignore.

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James Martin, S.J. said, “99 percent of the ethical life is being kind to people.” By giving the class of 2023 this class motto, LMU offers its new students the first lesson of their collegiate years: compassion.

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As finals approach and the 2018-2019 academic year comes to a close, we at the Loyolan take this time to reflect on the past, as well as look toward the future. While we hope the summer is a time for continuing students to relax, we urge you all to take LMU with you wherever you go.

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On what was supposed to be one of the most joyful days in the Christian religion, terror struck those attending Easter services in Sri Lanka last week. As students at a Jesuit university that values acceptance, dialogue and social justice, we at the Loyolan denounce religious intolerance and…

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In light of the recent sentencing of four fraternity members for the death of Tim Piazza, we would like to express our support for the Piazza family in finding justice for Tim. We at the Loyolan find hazing absolutely unacceptable and do not condone any form of it on our campus. We hope this…

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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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