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LMU Students Seek Mental Health Counseling on Campus

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in constant shutdowns, mandates and limitations. It also brought many people, including American college students, to their breaking points. Young adults saw their mental health decline as the pandemic progressed on, according to a BMC Psychology report. College students were stuck at home, forced to manage new learning styles and online workloads.…

Pandemic Readers Find a New Home on Twitter

Faced with more time to read but fewer people to share her thoughts with, due to the pandemic, Tina Reich logged on to Twitter in April 2020. She was thrilled to find that other readers were flocking to the site. “Finding a community of people who love literature and enlighten me has been the greatest…

How Harry Styles Uses Style to Break Down Gender Norms

Harry Styles went from being known as a teen heartthrob and supposed “womanizer” during his days in One Direction, to a fashion icon and trailblazer breaking gender norms as a solo artist. Styles has paved the way for other artists and celebrities—men and women—to break down toxic masculinity altogether.  Styles recently released his single “As…

Lion Lookbook: Who do you want to be today?

Elijah Scott made a grand entrance to the Loyola Marymount campus with a look that had us staring. (That hair! So cool.) Scott illuminated Wellness Wednesday here at LMU, a weekly event promoting mental health with food vendors, arts, crafts, and social club booths. He shows us that preppy looks are always in, especially on…

Best Lebanese Restaurants in Los Angeles

Fluffy hummus, perfectly grilled kebabs, a zesty tabbouleh, you name it. These are just a few of the dishes woven into Lebanese cuisine. Growing up in a Lebanese household, my parents helped my siblings and I understand the process of cooking Lebanese food, which gave us a deeper appreciation of our culture. Over the span…

Harry Styles’ newest release “As It Was” Breaks Spotify Record

Harry Styles has mastered one of the most exquisite transitions from a sensational boyband to a solo artist. On March 31, he released his newest single “As It was” from his new album, Harry’s House coming in late May.  “As It Was” is a high-tempo song with an 80s-style melody. Spotify announced on April 1…

We the Commas and Their Fresh Take on Alternative R&B

The Comma brothers from Carlsbad, Calif. are inseparable. Lenny, Jordon, and Cam, also known as the band “We the Commas,” have passion for creating music and its evident. Their musical journey began when they were young kids living in a household where music was always present and encouraged by their parents. Naturally, they gravitated towards…

California Medi-Cal Expansion Adds Coverage for Elderly Undocumented Immigrants

In May 2022, about 235,000 California undocumented immigrants over 50 will have access to Medi-Cal, the state’s public health insurance program. Signed in to law in July 2021 by Governor Gavin Newsom, this expansion of the program is the third wave of statewide legislative action targeted specifically at healthcare for California’s undocumented community.  According to…

Without Change, the Last Remaining Wetlands in LA County “Could get a lot worse”

While walking down the Wood Chip trail on Jefferson Boulevard in Los Angeles, a homeless man named “Bones” points at the nearby trees and creek. He takes a long look at his surroundings, and the sounds of birds chirping distract him for a split second. “It’s not going to be easy to leave this place.”…

Is intermittent fasting a fad or a diet miracle?

Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern in which you limit your intake of food for a certain period of time every day, creating a consistent pattern of fasting and eating. Someone following an intermittent fasting regimen might, for example, follow a 16-hour fasting period with an 8-hour eating window. Side effects of intermittent fasting can…