Author: Angelica Casas

Housekeeper’s Life Marked By Decades Of Service

March 24, 2016

This is a story from the March 2014 edition of The Lake Front. Throwback Thursday will be regular series on The Lake Front’s website in which featured stories from old issues will be re-posted.   By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—Over 40 years ago, Richard Sanchez cut the shrubs that encircle St. Martin’s Hall because he […]

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Senior Profile: Angelica Casas, Editor-In-Chief And Reporter

May 8, 2015

By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—It is never within proper journalism to begin a story with a quote, and I always remind my fellow staff members at The Lake Front not to do so, but I think it is appropriate to begin with one on this occasion. It is in Christ that we find out who […]

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The Consecrated Among Us: Sister Patricia Lohre

May 8, 2015

By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—While most students learn to balance school life with social and family life, one student also includes the consecrated life in her balance. Sister Patricia Marie Lohre, a sister of the Incarnate Word and Blessed Sacrament of Victoria Congregation, is a senior at Our Lady of the Lake University, where she […]

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The Consecrated Among Us: Sister Joyce Detzel

May 8, 2015

By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—With a wide smile, Sister Joyce Detzel grabs two photographs that sit behind her desk and explains that in one is her small grandson and in the other is her son, her daughter-in-law and her granddaughter. As any other mother, Detzel is proud to show off her son’s family. But unlike […]

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The Consecrated Among Us: Sister Margit Nagy

March 30, 2015

By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—In 2013, Pope Francis declared the 2014-2015 Catholic liturgical calendar to be the Year of Consecrated Life. At Our Lady of the Lake University, there are many consecrated among us, especially next door in the Our Lady of the Lake Convent. Each month this spring, The Lake Front will introduce you […]

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Board Of Trustees Approves Increases, New Fee

February 27, 2015

By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO—On Jan. 29, the Our Lady of the Lake University Board of Trustees met as they do two or three times a semester. This particular meeting, though, resulted in changes that will affect students’ wallets. Tuition for the 2015-2016 academic year will increase 6 percent for all students except doctorate students, […]

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New Library Fee Promises More Resources, Innovation

February 27, 2015

By Angelica Casas SAN ANTONIO, TX—Library Dean Judith Larson loves Google, but admits not everything can be found on the world’s most popular search engine. “Libraries will be around for a long time because of that,” Larson said, “Just maybe not in the format they’re in now.” Because libraries are changing and online library resources […]

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The Consecrated Among Us: Sister Jane Ann Slater

February 12, 2015

Sister Jane Ann Slater, Ph.D., president of Our Lady of the Lake University, has been a sister of the Congregation of Divine Providence for nearly six decades.

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