OLLU News

Author: Jeremy Falkner

Kutz that lead to fresh beginnings

December 5, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – Jefitos Kutz opened its doors in February of 2019 with a mission to give more than just a great haircut. Barber and Manager Ricardo Gonzalez Jr., known as “Big Rick” to his clients, wanted to give back to his neighborhood by providing more than just a great haircut. “If you go somewhere […]

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A day of remembrance

November 7, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – It was just a few years ago that I was on a battlefield as a soldier in the Army. Today you can find me in the halls of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), a university that has made it a priority to honor veterans. In April, OLLU opened the Student […]

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OLLU volleyball celebrates historic win

October 14, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) volleyball team (14-3, 6-1 RRAC) defeated Jarvis Christian College (JCC) on Sept. 27 to celebrate a historic school win. The Saints accomplished a monumental 100th home win with a dominating performance over JCC. Saints’ volleyball is led by first-year head coach Scott Mattera and […]

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OLLU women’s soccer leads the way off the field

October 11, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – The Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) women’s soccer team has shown their consistency on and off the field over the last four seasons. Since 2015, the women have shown their work ethic in the classroom and have been recognized by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). In 2015, the […]

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Veteran organization launches speaker series

September 12, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – There is one organization on campus that requires a military background to join. That organization is the Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) Student Veterans of America (SVA) which is open to only those who have served in the armed forces. In order for veterans to attend any college, there is a […]

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RSO Leadership Summit: Building future leaders of tomorrow

February 27, 2019

SAN ANTONIO — Students leaders from various clubs on campus gathered in the Providence West Social Room Friday Feb. 22 for the Recognized Student Organization Student Leadership Summit hosted by the Student Government Association and the Student Leadership and Development office. Junior and Secretary of the Worden Social Work Organization Jaime Nicholson said, “I decided […]

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OLLU’s shockingly high numbers revealed in financial wellness survey

February 27, 2019

SAN ANTONIO — On Feb. 19 the Student Success Department brought in Senior Research Analyst Kasey Klepfer of Trellis Survey Corporation to host a financial wellness informational session for Our Lady of the Lake University students and faculty regarding student finances. In the session Klepfer went over various topics like emergency funds, paying for school […]

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President Trump M.A.G.A. rally in El Paso TX

February 13, 2019

SAN ANTONIO — President of the United States Donald Trump held his first re-election rally of 2019 in El Paso, TX Monday, Feb. 11 at the El Paso County Coliseum. Supporters began lining up at the coliseum as early as 8 a.m. As the line of supporters continued to grow, they were entertained by guest […]

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OLLU students join the masses to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 23, 2019

SAN ANTONIO — The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. annual march in San Antonio kicked off at 10 am on Monday, January 21, 2019, from the Martin Luther King Jr. Academy on the city’s east side. It is estimated that approximately 300,000 marchers gathered to celebrate the legacy left behind by the great Dr. King […]

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San Antonio son announces Presidential bid

January 18, 2019

By: Jeremy Falkner SAN ANTONIO — Surrounded by family, friends and a massive crowd of supporters former San Antonio Mayor and the Obama administration’s Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro announced his run for the Democratic Presidential nomination on Jan. 12 for the 2020 election. Introduced by his mother, Chicano activist Rosie Castro […]

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