Tribute

Paul Salamunovich (1927–2014) was director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale, LMU professor and...

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First Person

For three decades, Professor Rubén Martínez, Fletcher Jones Chair of Literature and Writing in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, has described the intermingling of family, politics, culture and geography from Los Angeles to Zacatecas, El Salvador, and Guatemala City. His roots reach all of these places. In books, articles, interviews and a documentary, Martínez has...

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During the 2015 fall semester, the Laband Art Gallery presented a photography exhibit — “Richard Renaldi: Touching Strangers” — that depicted strangers interacting in an intimate of way: touching each other. Watch our slideshow featuring some of Renaldi’s images.

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Traditions

After 30 years, De Colores has reached a point when tradition is too weak a word to describe it. The Campus Ministry weekend social justice immersion experience brings together LMU students and the people of Tijuana, Mexico. In 1985, the late Fernando Moreno asked Chris North ’85 to organize a student trip to a Tijuana orphanage...

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Diagram

Refugees face considerable dangers, including journeys over treacherous seas, long marches over land and lack of regular access to food and water. They arrive in Europe only to find communities unprepared to adequately accommodate their needs.

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Top Ten

Access to the right to vote in the United States has long been contentious,...

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Conversation

Susan Scheibler is associate professor of film, TV and media studies in the School of Film and Television. Her areas of expertise include film theory, television studies and documentaries. She was interviewed by Editor Joseph Wakelee-Lynch.

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Voices

David rarely fights Goliath and lives to tell about it. Tony Menendez, a lone...

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Japanese Americans are met by police and searched as they arrive at the Santa Anita Assembly Center in Los Angeles in April 1942. The temporary camp, located at the Santa Anita Race Track, was a way station for men, women and children who were later shipped to internment camps in the West.

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Conversation

For the past several months, thousands of migrants have been leaving war-torn areas of the Middle East, many of them attempting to reach welcoming nations in Europe and elsewhere. We asked Najwa Al-Qattan, associate professor of Ottoman and modern Middle Eastern history in the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, for her perspective on the crisis. Al-Qattan...

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Letter From

“Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam” (“For the greater glory of God”) still resonates some 43...

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Caption This

In our July 2015 LMU(update), LMU Magazine’s monthly email to alumni, we challenged readers to send us a funny caption for one of our favorite photos from LMU’s past.

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Chat

Chat is an LMU Magazine feature that links current students with alumni by using social media to get alumni answers to student questions.

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Profile

James Stahl ’65 spent almost four decades working at the Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County, ending his career there as chief engineer and general manager.

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Object Lesson
Love Story

Theresa enjoyed David’s jokes and stories, his big personality, and his ease with an audience. She even told a friend, “If that David Berry asked me to marry him, I would do it.”

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Field Work

Manny Romero ’97 works as the Sacramento Kings’ head athletic trainer where he uses cutting-edge monitoring technology to prevent injuries and improve injury recovery times.

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Classroom

On Oct. 5, 2015, LMU’s new Life Sciences Building was dedicated with a celebration...

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The Giveback

Gross understands that he was fortunate that his parents saw the value of his going to college. That’s why he has set up a scholarship at LMU for mechanical engineering students who are the first in their families to pursue a college degree.

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My Take

The best teachers a first-generation law student ever had.

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Letter From L.A.

The last gift of a Jesuit may be one given after he dies.

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We brought a bit of Christmas spirit to the Annual LMU Alumni BBQ, and...

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