News Archives October 2018

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A reoccurring issue during elections is the lack of participation from the younger age group. A poll from Harvard University Institute of Politics showed that 40 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds said they will "definitely vote" in the midterm election—an increase from the previous two midterms…

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This week, News Intern Sofia Hathorn sat down with Colette Mendoza, a sophomore theatre arts and political science double major, who will be going abroad to Germany next semester as the only stage manager to attend.

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Speakers engaged with attendees to facilitate the spread of ideas and discourse.

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What can you learn in 60 seconds? Seven professors were challenged to deliver a one-minute TED Talk-style lecture on a topic in their field at this year’s 60 Second Lectures event on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the Ahmanson Auditorium in U-Hall.

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Update 10/24, 1:10 p.m.: The article has been updated with further information regarding a bill passed by Governor Jerry Brown that no longer requires the use of helmets on electric scooters. This article previously stated that 49 percent of respondents had never used an electric scooter, th…

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The graduate open house is an opportunity to welcome potential applicants to the graduate program and allow them to explore different areas of study by hearing professors speak in various breakout sessions. It was organized by Fred Puza, graduate communications and recruitment specialist. St…

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Burns Recreation Center hosted this year’s Think Pink 5K to raise funds for breast cancer research. ASLMU and the Department of Campus Recreation partnered up to coordinate the event and hundreds of students, staff and community members came together on campus to raise funds for Breast Cance…

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As the pink and purple lights dimmed and a video projection of Shangela’s drag performances played, the audience loudly cheered in anticipation of drag queen Shangela Laquifa Wadley's appearance. Shangela performed to Beyoncé and Bruno Mars, taking breaks in between numbers to share stories …

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This week, Asst. News Editor Kayan Tara sat down with Andrew Stoddard, a senior international relations major, who is an officer trainee in the United States Coast Guard.

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In a new proposed branding initiative, the University logo and the lion spirit mark among other LMU logos have been redesigned with the possibility of being put in place by spring 2019. 

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For the sixth semester in a row, Career and Professional Development (CPD) hosted the VOCARÉ retreat for sophomore and transfer students. The retreat was held last Friday at 2 p.m. until Saturday evening. Approximately 70 students traveled with CPD to Camp Alonim in Simi Valley.

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The William H. Hannon Library hosted an open house for new students this Thursday, Oct. 4. The event allowed students to meet the library staff, learn about library services and explore spaces in the library. The open house also offered free food, raffle prizes, free t-shirts and the opportu…

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June 27th- List of possible Supreme Court candidates is releasedJuly 6th- Dr. Christine Blasey Ford voices her unease concerning Brett Kavanaugh’s possible candidacyJuly 9th- Trump announces his nomination of KavanaughJuly 30th- Allegations of sexual assault presented in the form of a letter…

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This week, News Editor Kayla Brogan sat down with Elizabeth Suárez, an author, speaker and coach who teaches women how to achieve personal and professional success in corporate America. Suárez was this year's CPD fall speaker.

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In the wake of the shooting at the University of Virginia, the Loyolan asked LMU students if they feel protected by Public Safety on campus, and interviewed Campus Safety Services about LMU’s student safety protocols.

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