Who Are We?

By D.J. Waldie
Illustration by Michael Waraska
Conversation

Mayor Eric Garcetti says that for Los Angeles homelessness is the “the moral and humanitarian crisis of our time.” Here he talks about homelessness and L.A.’s role as a national leader on urban public policy issues.

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Letter From L.A.
My L.A.

Mariachi Plaza, in Boyle Heights, is a community hub where music, culture and history...

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Video

It’s California’s great divide — do you bleed Dodger blue or back the Giants?...

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Issues

Homelessness sometimes appears to be the most intractable problem — a life sentence, a permanent tent city. But homelessness may be more like a territory rather than a state of life, where some of us live, visit, pass through or work. Hope may be found in that land if you look for it.

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Issues

Should a child’s access to play and recreation be dependent on ethnicity, family income or geography? Renata Simril ’93, president and CEO of LA84 Foundation, says never. Play equity is an issue of social justice.

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Dilemmas

Credential-sharing may seem harmless. After all, corporate media giants surely won’t miss a few subscription fees. But if you care about maintaining a stream of visual content for the long haul, you could be hurting yourself — or your future self.

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When Robert B. Lawton, S.J., LMU’s 14th president, received an honorary doctorate in humane letters this past January, it was a reminder of how commitment, vision and skill can shape an institution.

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The Giveback

LMU’s 2019 Day of Giving results surpassed all expectations, and raised expectations for next...

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My Take

Loss and suffering in her life and her students’ lives led a teacher to the depths of deep grief. Then she learned a deeper meaning of the words “Be not afraid.”

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Conversation
Classroom
Classroom

Junior Cory Abbott’s perfect game against BYU on March 25 was LMU’s first ever,...

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