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...
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...
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.
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...
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.
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....
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.
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...
A 60-Second Time-Lapse
We placed several cameras at the 2014 commencement exercises to get a multi-angle perspective for our time-lapse video of the ceremony. Take a look.
LMU Community Members Talk About Ashes and Lent
What’s On Your Forehead?: Lent, the liturgical season of penance and reflection that leads to, begins each year with the imposition of ashes. We asked members of the LMU community to tell us what ashes, Ash Wednesday and Lent mean...
Catch the action from Homecoming 2014, from before-the-match excitement on Alumni Mall to Gersten game-time mania during the men’s basketball game.
LMU Mission Day 2014 Keynote
Dana Gioia, acclaimed poet, former Chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, and currently Judge Widney Professor of Poetry and Public Culture at the University of Southern California, were keynote speaker for this year’s Mission Day on Tuesday, January...