After a historic seven-month effort to secure an hourly increase for LMU’s lowest paid employees, Facilities Management (FM) employees have finally received their first paychecks reflecting the $21 raise.
Lily S. Khadjavi, Ph.D., the chair and professor of mathematics, was named the inaugural recipient of the Mary and Alfie Gray Award for Social Justice in January 2023. The Loyolan sat down with Khadjavi to hear her story and learn more about how she uses the sciences to challenge injustice.
Assistant Director of Student Success Matt Reinig recently spearheaded efforts to make American Sign Language classes accessible to LMU students.
Following months of complaints about long lines and limited working space, LMU’s on-campus Starbucks is set to undergo a massive summer renovation. This will include a new service window and double the size of the existing engine for in-store operations.
With 572 universities currently considered Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI), LMU aims to join the list, primarily by achieving a student population of 25% Hispanic and Latino students. The Loyolan sat down with students and staff to discuss what it will take to become an HSI and what it will mean for LMU’s community.
LMU Student Media wins school record 9 Gold Circle awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association
In addition to winning the only CSPA Gold Crown Digital News award, LMU received an impressive total of nine Gold Circle awards for individual publications in the Los Angeles Loyolan and The Tower Yearbook.
Nona Pittman emerged as a vocal student liaison for Facilities Management’s (FM) effort for higher wages last spring. Within seven months, the movement found victory, but she wasn’t done.
For years on end it was only a dream, but now LMU’s Dream Center is finally becoming a reality. Starting from the grassroots efforts of students, faculty and staff to support undocumented students, the establishment of LMU's Dream Center is the culmination of hundreds of people’s work to make LMU’s campus as safe and inclusive as possible.
On March 3, LMU shifted from on-campus COVID-19 testing to exclusively supplying rapid antigen tests. The year-long expiration dates on these antigen tests have been a cause for concern on campus.
LMU Student Success launched a new student-led American Sign Language class provides students the opportunity to learn introductory signs and more about deaf culture.