For her senior capstone project, Stephanie Bell ’20 made a documentary film about Black women and the race-based discrimination they face for wearing their hair in natural hairstyles. The film, “Defending Our Crowns,” has brought increased attention to the issue and won awards while doing so.Read more
The human-dog lovefest may be 15,000 years old, and the pandemic has given it a shot in the arm. Are they our most faithful friends, or are we theirs?
An executive producer with the Obamas’ Higher Ground Audio amplifies voices and stories that are too rarely heard. An interview with Mukta Mohan ’14.
Former Dodger broadcaster Vin Scully P ’95, P ’99, talks about what he misses about his job and the influence of his Jesuit education on his life.
The watering holes of the Western U.S. have saved many a summer for vacationers needing to cool down. Check out the favorite western water sites of Chris Liedle ’12, outdoor photographer.
In 1963, James Baldwin masterminded a tense nighttime meeting with Robert F. Kennedy to break down the Kennedy administration’s reluctance to act on civil rights. Baldwin’s summit changed RFK forever after.
George C. Fatheree III, who teaches at the LMU Loyola Law School, helped close a deal involving photographic images that document much of Black American history in the 20th century.
With President Joe Biden being urged to take steps to expand the number of justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, FDR’s attempt in 1937 may offer valuable lessons.
James T. Keane ’96, an editor at America magazine, recalls a trip he led with a group of students to the catacombs of the Church of San Silvestro in Capite in Rome.
Dominique Hargreaves ’04, former deputy chief sustainability officer for the City of Los Angeles, discusses some of L.A.’s future climate scenarios.
For students in Amir Hussain’s Intro to Islam course, nothing is more surprising than learning of Islam’s esteem for Mary, the mother of Jesus.
Pam Rector’s passing elicited a trove of memories of her impact on many in the LMU community. Here are some that came in through LMU channels.
Aarika Hughes, new women’s basketball coach, says the path to success is built on culture and product.
Journalism, already under siege, has been emaciated by the pandemic, but two young alumni are adapting to the field’s post-COVID-19 future.
A guide to summer fiction reading, by Julia Lee, professor of English in the LMU Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts.
Monica LaBelle ’96, who has lived in villages and large cities on two continents, describes how she has come to identify home.
Redshirting, a common practice in Div 1 athletics, is now being practiced by parents of young athletes in the eighth grade to improve — so they hope — their child’s prospects for future athletic success.
May Knight Rindge (1864–1941) fought with ferocious determination a railroad and the State of California while resisting the development of her Malibu property.
Ethan Smith ’11, M.S. ’16 sings the praises of a part of town that he considers the proverbial heart of South Central Los Angeles.
The COVID-19 pandemic may be in its final stages. Will the experience leave us with enduring lessons?
It’s the stuff of life — our alumni keep us all up to date with news, developments, work, achievements, accomplishments and more.
Music brought Alyssa Cosindas ’04 and Chris Jahnke ’02 together. Years later, they’re still singing the same melody.