The Glory of the First Amendment

February 26, 2015   Academy Award-winner Common, who just days ago took home an Oscar, came to campus to stand up for the U.S. Constitution when he spoke to students about the importance of the First Amendment.

Arts Education Wins Federal Funding

February 26, 2015   A DOE grant for more than $1.65 million, awarded to LAUSD and LMU’s Family of Schools, will promote teacher training in arts education at six nearby elementary schools.

The NFL Road Race to Los Angeles

February 26, 2015   Earlier this month, two more NFL teams — the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers — announced that they, along with the St. Louis Rams, will explore plans to build a pro-quality football stadium in the Los Angeles area. Visiting Professor Patrick Rishe evaluates the contenders.

Kitchen View

February 26, 2015   As a head chef at LMU, Alfonso Campos oversees the preparation of food every day for hundreds of student, faculty and staff who pass through the doors of Roski Dining Room in University Hall. As in any good restaurant, the menu is at the heart of everything.

How Sunken Garden Got Its Name

January 24, 2015   On any college campus, buildings come down or get renovated, and new ones go up. But at LMU, Sunken Garden seems as if it was, is and always will be. We decided to ask the obvious question about this iconic site: Why is it called Sunken Garden?

Now That You’ve Blown Your 2015 Resolutions

January 24, 2015   If you vowed you’d eat better in 2015 and are struggling to make that promise stick, here are some food and nutrition recommendations to get you back on track.

Veterans’ Anti-Suicide Bill Advances in Congress

January 24, 2015   A bill intended to prevent suicide among veterans and named for the late Clay Hunt, an LMU alumnus, passed the House and a Senate committee this month. With full Senate approval and the president’s signature, the measure will become law.

LMU’s Charlie Brown Story

December 13, 2014   Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts”-based shows have become a Christmas season staple. Here’s a glimpse at how the classic specials were made, and two little-known connections that tie together Charlie Brown and LMU.

Christmas Gifts for Francis

December 13, 2014   Ever wonder what you’d do if you were Pope Francis’ Secret Santa? We asked Thomas P. Rausch, S.J., professor of theological studies, what he’d give the bishop of Rome this holiday season if he had the chance.

The Cost of the Ticket

December 13, 2014   How much will a ticket to a pro baseball game set you back next season? Well, like a lot of prices, it may depend on the day you pay. Or on the opponent’s won-loss record. Or on how many people are also buying tickets. Pricing policies aren’t static anymore.