Author: Christian Chavez

Book Review: National Poetry Month Edition

April 16, 2019

It is National Poetry Month and to celebrate I have been sharing a poem a day in a Facebook and Twitter thread. Reading poetry has been a huge blessing in my life and given me an awareness for social justice issues. If you hadn’t noticed yet, throughout my book reviews this semester I have been […]

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4D art presentations held on campus

April 15, 2019

Under the guidance of Associate Professor of Art, Debora Vasquez, MFA, students in the Sculpture I and II courses recently learned about 4D art and presented installations, performance and film to showcase these skills. Dr. Vasquez shared that 4D is “just not very commonly known down here,” and explained the significance of creating 4D art […]

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Education department hosts Easter Egg Extravaganza

April 15, 2019

On Saturday, April 13, the Our Lady of the Lake University Education Department hosted the annual Easter Egg Extravaganza. This free event was open to the public and served as an opportunity to provide a safe and fun experience for San Antonio children to celebrate the Easter season. Approximately 400 people attended the event. Volunteers […]

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Houston and La Feria campuses host multitude of events

April 15, 2019

As the semester reaches its end, students and staff at all three Our Lady of the Lake University campuses have been occupied with a multitude of events. On April 13, Dean Rosenthal spoke with students at the La Feria campus regarding business, creativity and leadership. On April 11, a meet and greet for OLLU Rio […]

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Editor-In-Chief discusses SB17

April 15, 2019

Although I may have hinted at my political beliefs in past columns, I am usually not the type of person to engage in a political discussion in a setting like this. However, I was recently scrolling through Facebook and saw a photo post that read “Tragic day in Texas. SB17 has just passed. Medical professionals […]

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Sigma Zeta students prepare to present research at national convention

March 4, 2019

During March 21-23, 15 members of the Our Lady of the Lake University chapter of the Sigma Zeta National Science and Mathematics Honor Society will attend the organization’s national convention held at Malone University in Canton, Ohio. Three students will present research at the conference. OLLU Biology Professor Dr. James Hall serves as the the […]

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OLLU RGV gears up for multiple events this March

March 4, 2019

The Our Lady of the Lake University Rio Grande Valley campus in La Feria, Texas is gearing up for multiple events throughout the month of March. On Tuesday, March 5, the school will hold an ice cream social for Bachelor of Social Work students. An ice cream social will also be held for Master of […]

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March Book Review: “Aurora”

March 4, 2019

This month I finally had the chance to read a book that has been on my to-be-read list for quite a while: “Aurora,” by Melissa Haggard (née McCowen). “Aurora” is a collection of prose, poetry and an essay that intertwines nature and words, focusing on regrowth and renewal. I will acknowledge that I graduated from […]

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Houston campus prepares for new location grand opening

March 3, 2019

On Thursday, March 7, the Our Lady of the Lake University Houston campus will celebrate the grand opening of their new location. An official campus blessing is scheduled to take place in early March. OLLU Houston Undergraduate Admissions Counselor Rachelle Compton shared that on Feb. 16, Student Services hosted the first Saints Production Board interest […]

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VUC hosts event to IMPACT community

March 1, 2019

On Saturday, March 30, the Volunteer Unity Council will host the annual vOLLUnteer IMPACT event. This event is open to the Our Lady of The Lake University community. According to VUC Student Director of Marketing, Naomi Escalera, the event has been an OLLU tradition since 2000. “The day of service, known as vOLLUnteer IMPACT, is […]

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