Author: Maria Elena Cruz

Student Internship In France Teaches Lessons To Last Lifetime

December 8, 2017

By Maria Elena Cruz SAN ANTONIO—This summer a small group of students participated in a unique internship opportunity made possible by the mass communication department and a generous donation from an OLLU alumnus. Students Chan’Cellore Makanjuola, Alexis Medrano and Maria Elena Cruz traveled to France with a group of pilgrims and formed part of a crew […]

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Air Force Cut Shooter Loose Without Warning

November 7, 2017

By Maria Elena Cruz SAN ANTONIO—Sunday’s killings in Sutherland Springs, Texas was the final chapter in the disturbed life of Devin P. Kelley.  Kelley, a former United States Air Force Airman, had served in the military before being discharged for misconduct and then sent on his merry way.  Kelley went on to shoot dozens of […]

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Why You Should Worry About Equifax Data Breach

September 20, 2017

By Maria Elena Cruz SAN ANTONIO—Thursday, September 21, 2017–Millions of people are expected to be affected by the recent data breach at credit monitoring giant Equifax. During the summer, hackers infiltrated Equifax company databases and stole personal information from more than 140 million Americans, including 12 million Texans, according to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. […]

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OLLU Prepares For Harvey

August 25, 2017

By Maria Elena Cruz SAN ANTONIO—As San Antonio braces for the surge of evacuees from Hurricane Harvey the OLLU community is taking it’s own precautions. The administration canceled classes for Saturday, having instructors conduct them entirely online. Friday classes were held as usual, but the impending storm has affected a number of facilities on campus […]

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Sister Implements Innovative Recruitment Methods

June 5, 2017

By Maria Elena Cruz SAN ANTONIO—Sister Gloria Ann Fielder has done some great things for her faith. Her desire to share the wonderful things God has done in her life has led her to work for many years creating young leaders in the faith. “I noticed that there are a lot of people out there […]

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Zombies Helped Me Keep My Resolutions

January 27, 2017

By Maria Elena Cruz SAN ANTONIO—We’ve all been there. It’s the start of a new year, we’ve got a list drawn up of resolutions and goals we hope to reach for the year, and we are definitely set out to make it happen this time. Then real life happens, and by day two or three […]

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Water In Moye Hall Restored

October 31, 2016

By Maria Elena Cruz SAN ANTONIO—In an email sent by university communications Tuesday afternoon, officials stated that water has been restored to Moye Hall. This after further testing revealed no actionable levels of lead were detected in the samples taken from sinks that initially caused concerns, as stated in the communication. In the email, the […]

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OLLU Celebrates Opening Of New Campus

October 24, 2016

Sisters of Divine Providence continue mission of educating underserved communities By Maria Elena Cruz SAN ANTONIO—Mariachis blared in celebration of the newest Our Lady of the Lake University campus, located in the city of La Feria south of San Antonio in the Rio Grande Valley. The grand opening of the new school was the culmination […]

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New Chef Promises Quality And Exciting New Dishes

October 13, 2016

New York Trained Chef Now Heads Food Services By Maria Elena Cruz SAN ANTONIO—For many students, eating at the cafeteria was not necessarily something to look forward to. This year, however, new OLLU Food Service Director and Head Chef Justin Blankenship is changing that. “I came in, after listening to what students had to say, […]

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