Features

Dreamscape

The DACA program and the fate of Dreamers now appear to be languishing in legislative limbo. LMU experts examine DACA’s prospects and make their best guess about its future.

Producer’s Credit

Prolific and outspoken, film producer Effie Brown ’93, one of the industry’s prolific filmmakers, just wants to make movies that reflect the America she lives in and cares about.

Nest Egg

Los Angeles is home to more hummingbirds than any U.S. city. Student researchers are tracking mother hummingbirds’ energy expenditure in nests across the LMU campus.

Pride

“Forget about the other six, says Pride. They’re only using you.” —Dana Gioia, “The Seven Deadly Sins” It set the course of early Californians, fortune seekers and land stealers, leading them to find their way here for centuries to enjoy…

Anger

I was recently sorting through old files and came across a letter my father had written while I was away on a weeklong retreat in high school. Complimenting my tolerance of some of the craziness in our family, he wrote,…

Envy

Lynell George ’84, journalist and essayist, collects people’s stories as part of her job. Ambition is one thing, but lately, she says, she’s been hearing a lot of envy, a form of myopia that causes blindness. Read her diagnosis here.