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Timothy Law Snyder

LMU names new president

                          After holding four-month nationwide search, the Loyola Marymount University Board of Trustees has unanimously elected Timothy Law Snyder...


Sean Penn spoke candidly with Stephen Galloway 
at LMU
Photo By Juan Tallo

From Haiti to hot water

Sean Penn talks SaMo High, earthquake relief and Twitter at LMU By Michael Aushenker He memorably broke into the movie business as stoner Jeff Spicoli in “Fast Times at Ridgemont High,” won Academy Awards for “Mystic Rive...


Westchester Secondary Charter School students and parents staged a rally on Feb. 25
Photo by Nick Stoffler

A hard lesson in real estate

Westchester Secondary Charter School loses its home to redevelopment and may have to relocate to Crenshaw High By Gary Walker Westchester Secondary Charter School students, parents and teachers took to the streets last week to ...



In a TED Talk-esque motivational speech, Common encouraged LMU students to be exceptional
Photo by Corey Hambly ‘18 / LMU Photo

Common Greatness

Academy Award-winning rapper anchors First Amendment Week at LMU By Emily Barnett Hip-hop artist and actor Common took to the mic last Tuesday at Loyola Marymount University as keynote speaker for the school’s First Amendment...


Hurst is Westchester Rotary’s Citizen of the Year

Alison Hurst, executive director of Safe Place for Youth, has been named the Westchester Rotary Club’s 2014-2015 Citizen of the Year. She will receive the award at 7 p.m. Saturday during the Westchester Rotarian Foundation’...


Vincent A. Migliazzo’s flight simulator program helps kids find their wings
Photo by Jorge M. Vargas Jr.

Interview: Reaching new heights at 90

World War II combat medic, teacher, volunteer — Westchester’s Vincent A. Migliazzo receives the Flight Path Museum’s Honorary Service Award on Saturday. Vincent A. Migliazzo stormed the beach to pave the way for MacArthur...



Gale Anne Hurd converses with the Hollywood Reporter’s Stephen Galloway at LMU
Photo by Juan Tallo

Gale Anne Hurd on overcoming Hollywood hurdles

The producer discusses surviving the industry from 1984’s “The Terminator” to “The Walking Dead” By Michael Aushenker The professional and personal destiny of “The Walking Dead” producer Gale Anne Hurd began with ...


Councilman Mike Bonin helps install a new signal 
at Manchester and Lincoln
Photo by Mia Duncans

A turn for the better in Westchester

Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin was in Westchester on Monday to help a city transportation crew install a new left-turn signal at the intersection of Lincoln Boulevard and Manchester Avenue. There have been 45 automobile...


The specter of  J. Edgar Hoover loomed large behind Betty Medsger when she received a mysterious package in the Washington Post newsroom
Illustration for The Argonaut by Tony Gleeson

‘Behind Every Mailbox’

The reporter who broke America’s original domestic spying scandal and activists who raided an FBI office to obtain the proof teach ‘Lessons in Courage and Resistance’ at Loyola Marymount University By Kevin Uhrich What wo...



Chris Shilakes, Kaely Orenski and Mackie

Westchester couple jogs for a cure

Westchester native Kaely Orenski and husband Chris Shilakes, both 28, fell in love after their first date at Disneyland 10 years ago. On Sunday they head back to the Happiest Place on Earth to participate in the Crohn’s &...






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