Conversation

Fans or not, millions are watching football this season to see who is, and isn’t, protesting. But are they asking why? Shaun Anderson, professor in the College of Communication and Fine Arts, talks about sports, protest and political messages.

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Essay
Love Story

In 1966, few people knew computers existed. So, why would anyone think one of...

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Conversation

Although the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that some forms of race-based gerrymandering are unconstitutional, it has avoided taking a stand on partisan gerrymandering. That may change this coming October, when the court will hear a case about whether the partisan drawing of legislative boundaries in Wisconsin has gone too far.

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Letter From L.A.

The origin story of Meghna Singhvi, professor of accounting at LMU’s College of Business Administration, begins in Udaipur, India, and, after stops in Ohio and Kentucky, brings her to her home in Los Angeles.

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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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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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Conversation

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

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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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My L.A.
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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Love Story

When Bryant Verador ’06 proposed marriage to Shalimar Zabanal ’06, he turned the occasion...

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Issues

Formed when the Colorado River flooded in 1905, the Salton Sea now poses an...

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