Indie Artist Brittany Myers ’12 Shares Her Playlist

November 22, 2014   Singer/songwriter Brittany Myers ’12, who released her first album in June 2014, gives us her favorite 15 songs. Take a look, and listen to her Top 15 Spotify playlist.

The Witness of the Martyrs

November 16, 2014   David Romero, S.J, ’09 reflects on the unexpected way that the murder of six Jesuits, their housekeeper and her duaghter in 1989 continues to change lives years afterward, including his own.

James L. Brooks, Comedy Master, Talks Craft

November 22, 2014   James L. Brooks gets the seriousness of comedy. Underlying his funniest lines are deep bonds between his characters. He talks with Professor Jeffrey Davis about actors, shows and creative freedom.

President Burcham To Step Down in May

October 25, 2014   David W. Burcham, president of Loyola Marymount University, announced he will leave his post in May 2015 after more than two decades of service to LMU and Loyola Law School.

Carving the Pipeline ... in Tuscany?

October 25, 2014   Jason Baffa ’95, with a couple of surf films already to his name, found a young and passionate wave-riding culture in Italy, and it’s the subject of his new documentary, “Bella Vita.”

Next Round in the Hacking Wars

October 25, 2014   Fighting hacking looks more and more like an unending battle: JPMorgan, Target, Home Depot, and even Apple’s iCloud have been attacked in the past several months. Is the fight against hacking a winnable war?

Dave Eggers’ Voice of Skepticism

September 24, 2014   Author Dave Eggers doubts solutionism — the promise that technology can solve all our problems. Technology not only is eroding privacy, he says, it’s also changing how we define privacy.

The Body Tells a Story

September 24, 2014   Rosalynde LeBlanc Loo, assistant professor of dance in the College of Communication and Fine Arts, thinks of the human body as a voice: — in dance, it tells a story. A good dancer — a good storyteller — will command the stage, she tells her students.

School Disruption

September 24, 2014   Tommy Chang’s charge, as LAUSD instructional area superintendent, is to work with the most challenged schools in the district and the most innovative. Here he talks about the importance of innovation in closing the achievement gap in schools.

Changing the Rules

August 26, 2014   A decision by the NCAA Board of Directors may grant increased autonomy — the ability to make some of their own rules — to the top five Division 1 athletics conferences. Some say it will make it harder for programs in conferences like the West Coast Conference to compete and recruit.

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