Episode 42 February 3, 2022

Eric Strauss on Climate Change

The impact of climate change on Southern California — in heat, ocean temperatures and coastal damage — is now evident, with more on the way, says Eric Strauss, executive director of the LMU Center for Urban Resilience. And, the worst effects will likely be distributed unequally. Our goal, he says, is not climate change reversal but adaptation.

Off Press Podcasts

Episode 46 • November 15, 2022

Tara Pixley on Life By the Oil Fields

Oil drills and storage facilities are scattered across communities in the Los Angeles region. Tara Pixley, who teaches photojournalism in the LMU Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, has produced photo essays of many of those communities. She describes the dangers experienced by people who live and work in proximity to L.A.’s oil industry.

Episode 45 • November 3, 2022

Aarika Hughes on the Women’s Basketball 2022-23 Season

Aarika Hughes, in her second season as head coach of LMU women’s basketball, describes the strengths of the West Coast Conference competition and the discipline, defense and fast-paced play she intends to confront her opponents with.

Episode 44 • July 18, 2022

Rebecca Delfino on the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis, which has killed as many as 700,000 Americans in the past 20 years, has fallen off the nation’s radar. Rebecca Delfino, clinical law professor at the LMU Loyola Law School, describes the overprescription practices and misleading marketing...