News Archives September 2018

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ASLMU’s annual fall on-campus concert Fallapalooza will bring students, food trucks, a beer garden, free giveaways and big-name performers to Sunken Garden this Sunday. The event will feature performances from Jeremih, London on Da Track and REAL 92.3’s DJ Lezlee, with an opening act by LMU'…

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Hazing Prevention Week is being recognized this year through a series of activities, such as a viewing of Dateline NBC and wearing red in support of hazing prevention. Schools and colleges across the nation celebrate National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW), where organizations and individuals…

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Third-party electric scooters operated by the likes of Bird and Lime have been banned on campus, as stated in an email notifying the campus community on Aug. 27. A committee is being formed to determine whether the operation of third-party scooters will be beneficial or harmful to the commun…

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The Office of Career and Professional Development (known as CPD) hosted their annual fall career expo this Friday at University Hall. The three-hour event started at 12 p.m. with over 80 employers coming to campus to recruit undergraduate students, graduate students and alumni for internship…

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This week, Asst. News Editor Kayan Tara sat down with Aoife Tejada, a junior sociology major, whose ROAR Studios short film "Coming Out” was nominated for the College Media Association Pinnacle Award.

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Waters keep rising as slow-moving Hurricane Florence continued westward, after already having caused destruction across several states. Florence was labeled a post-tropical cyclone at 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18, according to the National Hurricane Center. The storm currently has a maximum s…

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The Brooklyn Catholic diocese settled four sex abuse cases for a total of 27.5 million dollars on Tuesday, one of the largest settlements for Catholic sex abuse victims, the New York Times reported.

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Philip Dorin, an electrical engineering & computer science professor, passed away after a long illness at the age of 70, as reported by the Loyolan in last week’s In Memoriam. He was expecting to teach a full load in fall of 2018, according to Ray Toal, the Chair of, and a professor, in …

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Brett Kavanaugh, a DC Circuit Court of Appeals judge and conservative, has been announced as President Donald Trump’s choice to replace retiring Justice, Anthony Kennedy. This will be Trump’s second Supreme Court nomination, with Justice Neil Gorsuch replacing the late Justice Antonin Scalia…

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The voter registration deadline for the Nov. 6 general election is Oct. 22. Californians can either register to vote online or postmark their vote. A new safety net for Californians who missed the Oct. 22 deadline allows people to “conditionally” register and vote at their county elections o…

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LMU automatically enrolls students with seven or more credits into their student accident/health insurance plan. While the accident insurance is required and cannot be waived, the health insurance can be waived if the student already has comparable coverage through their parents or some othe…

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Students, staff and those visiting campus have been met with trouble finding free, accessible parking in the neighborhood out the back gates. Students and staff that want to park on-campus during the year have to pay for parking daily or buy a parking permit for $357 per semester — an increa…

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