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The Loft: LMU’s Alcohol-Serving Anomaly

Tucked between the Hannon apartments, the Loft is one of the LMU’s most intriguing institutions. It exists to serve only a fraction of the student population: the majority of the seniors and the more elderly juniors. Beer and wine is served, but more potent spirits are not on tap. Closed on weekends, and with a…

LMU Hockey Dominates Season Opener in 6-2 Victory Over Cal State Long Beach

TORRANCE — A standing-room-only crowd spilling out of the stands at the Skating Edge Ice Arena erupted in cheers as the announcer introduced the LMU Lions club ice hockey team for the first time in their long-anticipated season opener against Cal State Long Beach. The Lions came out slow to begin the game, unable to…

El Segundo Initiates Lawsuit Against the City of Los Angeles

The Hyperion Water Reclamation Plant, located steps from the beach in El Segundo, successfully treats about 260 million gallons of sewage every day. Well, almost. On July 11 of last year, the overwhelmed plant suffered a 17 million gallon spill of untreated sewage at approximately 7 p.m. about one mile off shore in the Santa…

How One Student Finally Brought a Solo-Female Artist to Fallapalooza 

This Sunday, Tinashe will take the stage in Sunken Gardens to perform for LMU students, marking the first time in more than two decades of Fallapaloozas that a solo female artist will headline the show. “Every year it’s been men, and all white men until 2017 when we had Jeremih,” said Troy Womack-Henderson, the ASLMU…

The Lions avoid the heat at all costs

Students finish their second week of the fall 2022 semester amid record-breaking temperatures.  It was just before 1 p.m. on the second Friday of the semester when the temperature climbed to a peak of 101 degrees.  Not only was the weather uncomfortable, it also posed an inconvenience to LMU students who felt unable to tolerate…

See How Moussa Won His Spot at Fallapalooza

Photos by Lia De Lemos On September 16, students gathered for Mane Entertainment’s singer-songwriter competition to choose the opening act for Fallapalooza, LMU’s annual fall outdoor concert. The 19 competing performances included a range of bands, duos and soloists — but only one would win at the end of the night: Moussa. The Living Room…

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…

America Dreamed

A Gen-Z LMU senior examines his own life and financial situation for clues about why the American Dream is becoming an American myth for many in the middle class.

“Don’t Say Gay” Bill; How it Differs from California’s Progressive Stance

When Zion, a student in California, was in fourth grade, a classmate referred to him as a boy. Assigned female at birth, Zion had never been referred to as male, but he liked it. This was the moment Zion began to question his identity.  Now 16, Zion, whose last name is being withheld to protect…