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‘Reservation Dogs’ Finally Gets Native American Culture Right

Stories of Native American life that appeared on TV lacked authenticity… until “Reservation Dogs” premiered on FX and Hulu in 2021. The scripted comedy-drama follows the lives of four Indigenous teenagers who recently faced the death of their best friend, Daniel (Dalton Cramer), and are raising money to move to California.  Set in rural Oklahoma,…

The English major sells itself

From liberal arts institutions to sprawling state schools to elite Ivy Leagues, English is in trouble. The Washington Post reported in October 2019 that the number of majors in the country has gone down by more than 25 percent since the Great Recession. The trend is no different at LMU. At a Wellness Wednesday last…

Camping at Harry’s House

Rain started pouring as Allison Coward and her friends camped outside the Kia Forum to be some of the first people to obtain wristbands for a Harry Styles concert. Luckily, most fans came prepared.  “A lot of people are very prepared for weather and things like that,” said Allison Coward, Harry Styles fan and senior…

Lions Come Up Short Against Inner-State Rival

IRVINE — On Tuesday night, the Lions took on the Anteaters of UCI at the Bren Events Center. Starting the new season with a record of 2–1, LMU looked to stay in the win column and give UCI their first loss of the year. LMU opened the contest with an early five-point lead… before a…

Ready to Fight? NSU Hosts Smash Tournament

The rules for the night were simple: Go to your station, introduce yourself to your opponent, battle to the death — oh, and have fun.  Last Friday, LMU’s Nikkei Student Union (NSU) put on a Smash Tournament Fundraiser, challenging all comers to battle through several rounds in order to determine the evening’s winners. Teams played…

Taylor Swift, what the hell, how is she real?

Last month, Taylor Swift became the first artist ever to simultaneously hold the top 10 spots on the Billboard Top 100 Charts. Those 10 songs were all off of her new album, “Midnights,” which sold more copies in its first week of release than any album since Adele’s “25” in 2015. At just 32 years…

Grupo Folklórico Performs for Día de Los Muertos

On Saturday, Grupo Folklórico de LMU performed at the seventh annual Día de Los Muertos Celebration in Long Beach, CA. Both Grupo Folklórico de LMU and Grupo Folklórico de USC huddled backstage preparing for their performance at noon. Araceli Seager and Maya Muñoz performed a dance to Fandango Jarocho from the Mexican state of Veracruz.…

Lakers/Clippers analysis: One team is bad, the other team is… less bad

Caleb Park & Miles Whittingham are sports reporters for The Lion. Caleb is a huge Clippers fan, while Miles roots for the Lakers. Ahead of Lakers @ Clippers on Nov. 9, the two chatted about their team’s start to the season. Miles: Caleb, are you ready for this game tonight? Caleb: Yessir, another easy Clippers…

Look out LMU — the Lioncams are watching you

Have you ever tripped on the perpetually broken escalators in University Hall? Or cried on the LeVecke Bridge after completely bombing a final? Or nearly drowned after being thrown into the birthday fountain? Well, odds are anyone watching LMU’s Lioncams witnessed your humiliation. The Lioncams stream a 24/7 live video feed from 10 campus locations…

Magical Nightmares: Behind the Haunting with Kevin Wetmore

In collaboration with LMU’s William H. Hannon Library and LMU’s College of Communication and Fine Arts, the 10th anniversary of the Haunting of Hannon took place on Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m for. Scenes are staged throughout the college library, where student actors are prepared to give…