Author: Bianca Garcia

The plant invasion at Elmendorf Lake

September 12, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – An invasive plant, water hyacinth, has taken over Elmendorf Lake next to Our Lady of the Lake University. In 2012, voters from the City of San Antonio approved a bond of $14.25 million to make improvements to Elmendorf Lake Park. Some improvements included bioswales and aerators that help reduce surface runoff of […]

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San Antonio Celebrates It’s 300th Birthday—Fiesta Style

April 26, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—The city has 300 reasons to celebrate its inception in 1718, but Fiesta in San Antonio celebrates cultural heritage and history throughout the years. San Antonio celebrates its 300th anniversary, after a group of Tejanos—mostly made up of Spanish-Indians founded the land in 1718. Although San Antonio was founded in 1718, Fiesta San […]

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Accessible Healthcare For OLLU Women

April 19, 2018

Women are advised to schedule ahead

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Student Employment Appreciation Week At OLLU

April 12, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—The staff at Our Lady of the Lake University came together in an effort to recognize student workers during National Student Employment Week (NSEW). According to the National Student Employee Association (NSEA), National Student Employment Week is April 9 through April 15 and supports and advocates the advancement of student employment professionals through […]

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Students Face Tuition Increase

April 5, 2018

Some OLLU Students speak on increase

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Helpful Midterm Tips From Fellow Students

March 1, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—Preparing for another grueling midterm season? Our Lady of the Lake University students chime in on studying tips, and what helps them through midterms. Sophomore psychology major Vanessa Ayon said she likes to listen to classical music and enjoys studying in her dorm, or an open area like the cyber café, […]

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OLLU Rejecting Safe-Sex Practices?

February 22, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—Our Lady of the Lake University was founded in 1895 and fosters Catholic values and beliefs, but does that mean that every student that attends the campus is Catholic and also abides by the same ‘no sex before marriage’ rule? “I am a Catholic and I attend a Catholic university, therefore […]

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Free Resources Readily Available To Suit Students’ Needs

February 15, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—Did you know Our Lady of the Lake University offers free resources to assist students in reaching their educational and career goals? The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) is a judgement-free zone and houses several student resources available to suit student’s needs. ACE has a Math Center, The Mary Francine Danis […]

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Scholarships And Grants Relieve Financial Burdens

February 8, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—Full-time tuition for a semester at Our Lady of the Lake University is $13,682 for undergraduates; that’s $136,820 for a bachelor’s degree(120 hours) at 12 hours a semester. That doesn’t include additional fees. According to the Explanation of Charges form from the OLLU Admissions Office, we end up paying a total […]

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Breakfast Now Served Exclusively In Sister Annie B’s Cafeteria

January 30, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—Students can expect to see a change over at Sister Annie B’s Cafeteria starting Monday, Jan. 29. Breakfast is now offered on the north side of the cafeteria and will resume normal breakfast hours, beginning at 7 a.m. The north side of the cafeteria is located on the larger end of […]

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