Before more than 12,000 people, President Bill Clinton told graduating students at Loyola Marymount University to “set the world on fire” by embracing positive interactions in a society where everyone is dependent upon one another. “What does ‘set the world on fire’ mean, anyway?” he asked. “It means you can set the world on fire […]
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As if it’s not bad enough for the Lakers that Kobe Bryant has retired—now they have to watch their backs for the boys in blue. The Dodgers are closing in on the Lakers as the most popular professional sports team in town, according to a new report by the Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center for […]
But across the board, fewer Angelenos than last year predict an improvement in the economic conditions that affect their daily lives. Those surveyed blame higher housing costs in Los Angeles and a belief that the disparity between rich and poor will continue to widen.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Loyola Marymount University on Wednesday, April 6, in an invitation-only ceremony in the Life Sciences Building Auditorium. Watch the live event here. Ban, a former diplomat in South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, was honored for his humanitarian accomplishments; exceptional dedication […]
Christopher Kaczor, a professor of Philosophy, and Roberto Dell’Oro, of Theological Studies, were both chosen late last year to be corresponding members of the academy, which was created in 1994 by Pope John Paul II to study issues related to the promotion and defense of life.