Kristen Tracy likes writing, but she loves telling stories. At the root of her success is her confidence in her stories — she grew up often feeling trapped in a small Mormon farming town, population 841, and turned to her imagination for respite.
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John Bailey ’64
Influenced by French New Wave films of the ’60s, John Bailey wanted to become a writer and theorist about changes emerging in American cinema, so he entered a nearby graduate film school in 1965. But a 16mm Bell & Howell with a 100-foot roll of B&W film changed all that
Postcards as History
In classes on Islamic art and history of the Mediterranean region taught by Aliaa El Sandouby, postcards are a primary learning tool.
Letter From Denver
DEAR LMU I never would have guessed that I’d be living in the Mile High City — so far away from my Bay Area home. Peg Dolan, R.S.H.M., always said that our God is a God of surprises! After all,…
In Memoriam Fall 2011
In the print version of LMU Magazine, the names of alumni who have passed away are found in the Dispatches section. We list them separately on the LMU Magazine website to make them easier for readers to find.—The Editor John…
Dear LMU — Letters From Our Readers, Fall 2011
WATTS TOWERS I am the managing director of the Watts House Project, which works with artists, architects and the families across the street from the towers to enhance the local quality of life through the arts and design. The article…
The Tale of the Lion
These days, choosing a mascot can mean committees, meetings and rounds of approvals, and a marketing firm to draw 10 increasingly aggressive iterations of your favorite creature of God.