Spring 2019

COVER STORY

Who Are We?

The people of Los Angeles have had many names since 1850, complicating their sense of place. But each is a part of who they are.

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Dodgers vs. Giants

It’s California’s great divide — do you bleed Dodger blue or back the Giants? Watch fans on the LMU campus talk the talk to back up their team.

Who Are We?

The people of Los Angeles have had many names since 1850, complicating their sense of place. But each is a part of who they are.

Play Works

Martin Hernandez says his chance to participate in Playworks as an athlete and, now, a junior coach has changed his life.

The Lessons

Kenzie Izzard, a junior teacher with Girls on the Run, now mentors young girls who are enjoying the same opportunities that she did.

Equal Play

Should a child’s access to recreation depend on ethnicity, family income or geography? Renata Simril ’93, CEO of LA84 Foundation, says never.

Letter From Malibu

When the Woolsey Fire tore through Malibu in November 2019, it brought destruction and psychological trauma to the city’s residents.

Do Not Fear Grief

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

Bingeing

LMU’s 2019 Day of Giving, a one-day call for gifts, surpassed all expectations and raised hopes for even greater success next year.

Legacy in Progress

Crimson Circle, LMU’s oldest service org, celebrates its 90th anniversary this coming fall, and it’s still all about wearing the sweater.

Makes No Census

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling on a proposed change to the 2020 national census could change U.S. politics for the next decade.