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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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Romanian and Dracula Fest

October 22, 2019

Gisselle Casarrubias SAN ANTONIO- Our Lady of the Lake University students are participating in October events all over the city. The Dracula and Romanian Food Fest took place at Rosedale Park on Saturday, October 12th. The event consisted of fresh traditional Romanian food, handmade items, festival t-shirts and hats, live music and dancing, gymnastics, and […]

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Plant invasion update at Elmendorf Lake

October 16, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – The invasive plant, water hyacinth, that took over Elmendorf Lake next to Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) is undergoing removal by San Antonio Parks and Recreation. “San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department is collaborating with Transportation & Capital Improvements Storm Water Operations team and the San Antonio River Authority to […]

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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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Continued trouble in the fine arts building at OLLU

October 14, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – Students at Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) are halfway through the semester and it seems the assignments are not the only things piling up. Aside from the broken air conditioning in The Griffith Center for the Arts, there have been other issues reported by students. “We didn’t know obviously the […]

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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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OLLU’s Counseling Center goals and services

October 11, 2019

SAN ANTONIO – Our Lady of the Lake University’s (OLLU) counseling services offers services such as counseling, workshops and outreach. Dr. Jacqueline Coppock, the new Director of Counseling Services, mentions that she hopes students utilize the program and wants to break the stigma of mental health and counseling. “It’s not like the media, as a […]

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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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Tragedy strikes El Paso

September 12, 2019

The city of El Paso suffered a great tragedy, on August 3, a mass shooting at the Cielo Vista Walmart killed 22 people and injured 24 others. Also, among the deceased were 4 children. A city that was once known in the top 10 safest cities in the United States but is now tainted by […]

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OLLU Mass Communication students share experience after attending MAGA rally as emerging journalists

February 18, 2019

By: Natalie Fazio, Erica Guevara, Serapio Marquez, Danielle Ojeda, Santiago Reyes and Gabriel Torres With their morning starting around eight, OLLU Mass Communication students Jeremy Falkner and Santiago Reyes waited in line for hours to enter President Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again Rally” held in El Paso, Texas. The event was hosted Feb. 11 […]

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