Poems by Jada V. Freitag

October 18, 2019

Roses as Betrayal  The soil that you grew from was sour  killing those around you Sharpened thorns that cut those around you Your beauty controlled and drew those near Only to trap them in your hold You stand strong and tall Red petals darker than the blood we bleed from But the soil you grew […]

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Local Halloween events taking place all month.

October 16, 2019

SAN ANTONIO- Throughout the month of October the spirit of Halloween will be present all over San Antonio. From events that will make you scream to ones that will make you fall in love with the season, here are several you will not want to miss. 13th Floor Haunted House Named “1 of 10 scariest […]

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Mexican American Student Association (MASA)

October 15, 2019

SAN ANTONIO –  Interested in knowing more about your culture and the culture of the people around you? Students at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) can join the Mexican American Student Association also known as MASA.  MASA is a diverse association here at OLLU that welcomes not only Mexican-American backgrounds but international students along […]

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Fine arts building at OLLU left broken and forgotten

October 14, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – The Griffith Center for the Arts at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) has had a reoccurring problem with the air conditioning unit. Students and staff have had to move elsewhere for the time being. “Why isn’t art worth investing in? That’s what it feels like,” said Anna Boone, a mass […]

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Fashion trends in OLLU Freshmen

September 12, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) is filled with a variety of styles from the students, OLLU freshmen during their first semester show the recent trends in fashion.  Students such as Abigail Macias, Early Childhood Education major, and Sarah Hernandez, Social Work major, have opposite styles. Macias describes her style as, […]

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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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Dr. Quintanilla serves as the first male Poet Laureate of San Antonio

April 14, 2019

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Our Lady of the Lake University hosted A Night of Poetry, a reception and visual poem exhibit on April 4 to honor Dr. Octavio Quintanilla as he celebrated his first full year as San Antonio’s fourth Poet Laureate. Appointed by the poetry community and the mayor of San Antonio, the […]

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US (2019): Demons Within Us

April 8, 2019

In the horror film US (2019) the director, Jordan Peele, demonstrates how the demons of our past can potentially dictate the fate of our future. When Adelaide (Lupita Nyong’o) and her family decide to take one last summer vacation to Adelaide’s childhood beachfront home, disturbing memories of her past arise. After being terrorized by the […]

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OLLU holds poetry reading for Spring 2019 visiting writer ire’ne lara silva

April 6, 2019

On Tuesday, March 26, Our Lady of the Lake University held a poetry reading for Spring 2019 Visiting Writer ire’ne lara silva. Along with identifying as a Chicana feminist poet from Austin, Texas, Silva is the visiting writer for English professor Dr. Octavio Quintanilla’s undergraduate poetry classes. At the reading, silva spoke about how much […]

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Who pays the tab on Valentines Day?

February 4, 2019

Who pays the tab on Valentines day?

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