Podcast

Lisa See is the author of 10 novels and a nonfiction book that explore Chinese and Chinese-American experiences in the United States. Editor Joseph Wakelee-Lynch talks with See about her new novel, “The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane,” and her days as an LMU undergraduate, when she was certain she’d never be a writer.

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Take a look at the wedding and baby photos published in the summer 2017...

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Favorites

Kirstin Harper-Smith, senior project manager with Suffolk Construction, has been involved with major construction...

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My L.A.
Civics 101

Gerrymandering, the drawing of boundaries of electoral districts, is shaping up to be one of the most contentious issues in politics for the next several years, partly due to increased interest on the part of the United States Supreme Court in cases involving congressional districts in Wisconsin and North Carolina. Here’s a guide to gerrymandering and...

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First Person

On Nov. 30, 2016, the presidents of 27 U.S. Jesuit universities promised to “protect to the fullest extent of the law undocumented students” on their campuses and to promote the retention of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Just weeks later, the U.S. Catholic Bishops Conference did the same. We asked an alumna who came...

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Letter From L.A.
Love Story
Spotlight

Colton Plaia finished a stellar career at LMU in 2013 by earning a spot...

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Sports

In which Luke Bohuslav and Ryan Brown prove that opposites do, indeed, attract, and make for a heckuva doubles team in tennis.

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Conversation

Using a testing technique known as Environmental DNA, Demian Willette, a biology instructor in the Frank R. Seaver College of Science and Engineering, and his students study fish fraud — the mislabeling of fish species — as a way of improving the traceability of fish in the food supply chain.

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Assigned Reading

Summer reading tips from a professor and playwright.

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Issues

The conflict between government and the Fourth Estate that Americans now witness is illuminating the relationship between politics and information. What happens to a representative political system when truth and reality become contested, or even subverted, by actors within the institution itself? Political chaos is a sorry and dangerous state of affairs in a nation’s life....

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Origins

The origin story of Meghna Singhvi, professor of accounting in the College of Business Administration, started in Udaipur, India, and, after stopovers in Ohio and Kentucky, it brought her to her home in Los Angeles.

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Object Lesson

A lock of hair: symbol, simultaneously, of life and death. It will outlive you, and it may tell stories after you’ve gone.

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The Giveback

LMU’s five-year Scholarship Initiative, launched in October 2012, successfully ended earlier this year by...

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Diagram
Conversation

Marissa Montes and Emily Robinson are co-directors of Loyola Immigrant Justice Clinic, which they...

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Heritage

George H. Dunne, S.J., ’26 was a prominent voice in the U.S. Catholic Church for integration, ecumenism and economic development in developing nations.

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