Features

The National Rifle Association

April 13, 2018

  Why Is It So Powerful? By Celeste Pineda   The National Rifle Association of America, also known as the NRA, is a nonprofit organization that advocates for gun rights. Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate founded the organization in 1871. The NRA was originally designed to support and promote rifle shooting by […]

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Fasting During Lent

March 2, 2018

By Paul Marquez SAN ANTONIO—As a Catholic university, Our Lady of the Lake offers many opportunities to study and share your faith. Ash Wednesday will occur Feb. 14, which also is the start of Lent. Lent is a time of reflection and fasting during which you abstain from activities and certain foods. Lent this year […]

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One In The Chamber: Debate Over Gun Control

March 1, 2018

By Roberto Camero III SAN ANTONIO—In recent years, gun control seems to be a hot topic in America as both sides of the debate seem to take strong stances in opposition of the other. While it can be clear to see that there are precautions to help cut down on the amount of guns being […]

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Helpful Midterm Tips From Fellow Students

March 1, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—Preparing for another grueling midterm season? Our Lady of the Lake University students chime in on studying tips, and what helps them through midterms. Sophomore psychology major Vanessa Ayon said she likes to listen to classical music and enjoys studying in her dorm, or an open area like the cyber café, […]

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Picking A Side In The Vaccination Debate

March 1, 2018

Where the OLLU community falls on this controversial topic

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OLLU Rejecting Safe-Sex Practices?

February 22, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—Our Lady of the Lake University was founded in 1895 and fosters Catholic values and beliefs, but does that mean that every student that attends the campus is Catholic and also abides by the same ‘no sex before marriage’ rule? “I am a Catholic and I attend a Catholic university, therefore […]

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Students Bark Back At OLLU Pet Policy

February 20, 2018

OLLU students are housing pets in the new apartments.

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Free Rodeo Tickets For Residents

February 15, 2018

By Erica Guevara SAN ANTONIO—Want to win free San Antonio Rodeo tickets? If so, free tickets are available from the Student Leadership and Development Office and Residence Life for Our Lady of the Lake University students. Every year, the two departments purchase a certain amount of tickets. They then, come together to pick and choose […]

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Free Resources Readily Available To Suit Students’ Needs

February 15, 2018

By Bianca Garcia SAN ANTONIO—Did you know Our Lady of the Lake University offers free resources to assist students in reaching their educational and career goals? The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) is a judgement-free zone and houses several student resources available to suit student’s needs. ACE has a Math Center, The Mary Francine Danis […]

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Critical Hands On Experience Provided Through Service Learning Class

February 15, 2018

By Alexa Saavedra SAN ANTONIO—An added value to higher education includes students having an opportunity to go out in the civilian world, gaining hands-on experience by applying what they have learned in class. The Center for Service-Learning and Volunteerism office at Our Lady of the Lake University strives to give students this opportunity. This program […]

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