Videos

December 8, 2014

“Fable” by Bruce McBirney ’76

On a bright afternoon in 1975, English major Bruce McBirney ’76 and a motley, clever cast staged a standard text near Foley Pond: Aesop’s fable “The North Wind and the Sun.” Now, years later, McBriney, a poet, has immortalized that...

December 8, 2014

The Lighting of the Christmas Tree 2014

A Christmas Tradition: There may be no real snow on Regents Terrace when the Christmas tree is lit every December, but there are sleigh rides and carols, and plenty of good cheer.

December 2, 2014

Matthew Campanella ’13 Walks the Migrants’ Path

Texas’ Death Valley | Matthew Campanella ’13 says he wanted to help make a documentary about the conditions faced by immigrants in Texas because of what he learned about being “a man for others” as a member of LMU’s Magis...

November 8, 2014

Brenda Frketich ’06: Dirt Girl

A Day on an Oregon Farm | Brenda (Kirsch) Frketich ’06 returned to her family’s Oregon farm after graduating from LMU because she missed the dirt. Watch our audio slideshow and hear her talk about the farm and what it...

October 23, 2014

Status Report: Where Are You Now?

Alumni BBQ Chalkboard | At the 61st Annual LMU Alumni BBQ, held this past September, LMU Magazine constructed a huge chalkboard and invited alumni to answer the question “Where are you now?” Watch our timelapse video to see the board...

October 6, 2014

God’s Spoken Word

Peg Dolan, R.S.H.M. | Five years ago, LMU said good-bye to one of the most beloved members of the community when she passed away: Peg Dolan, R.S.H.M, ’58, M.A. ’74. To exaggerate her contributions to individuals and the institution as...

August 24, 2014

Minute Move In

Campus life at LMU was resurrected this week as 1,300 first-year students made their move on LMU. Watch the video to see all the action in 50 seconds.

June 8, 2014

A Chaucer Tradition

LMU students have been reciting Chaucer’s prologue to “The Canterbury Tales“ at least since the early 1960s. We asked actor Brian Avery ’63, Professor Emeritus Mel Bertolozzi and graduating senior Kristen Trudo ’14 to give a reading of those immortal...

June 8, 2014

Sand Volleyball’s Day in the Sun

At Home on the Beach | When practice time rolls around, LMU’s sand volleyball team hops in a car and drives a couple minutes over to the court — real sand, real beach, real ocean.

June 8, 2014

Catch That Bunny

Crimson Circle’s Bunny Recapture | Heard the rumor about a man-sized rabbit that attempts its escape from campus each spring? That’s no myth; it’s true. This year, the bunny tried again, in broad daylight, to escape its Crimson Circle captors....

May 11, 2014

Nobel Laureate Speaks at Graduate Commencement

Wole Soyinka, Nigerian poet, novelist, playwright and essayist, was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986. After giving the 2014 Loyola Marymount Graduate Commencement keynote speech, he addressed the ongoing crisis in Nigeria involving kidnapped schoolgirls.

May 2, 2014

Astronaut James Lovell Addresses Class of 2014

Commencement Speaker | James Lovell is one of the most-heralded U.S. astronauts for his role as commander of Apollo 13, a space mission that turned near failure into an inspiring rescue. Lovell delivered the 2014 undergraduate commencement address and advised...