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Rudy Ortiz graduating as sole Visual and New Media Arts Major

May 5, 2019

Stigma surrounding which college majors can provide a stable career and which ones do not continues to be in the spotlight today. However graduating senior Rudy Ortiz is determined to fight this stigma.  Ortiz is one of the 506 students graduating this semester from Our Lady of the Lake University. However, one major difference setting […]

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Striving to change lives

May 5, 2019

By: Gerardo Zavala Jr. Throughout his college career, senior and Social Work major AJ Cortez fell in love with Our Lady of the Lake University, and made the most of his college life through the memories he made with his friends and family, as well as discovering new aspects of life that he grew to […]

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Social work major cherishes relationships, opportunities

May 5, 2019

This week Our Lady of the Lake University bids farewell to 506 graduating students, including Social Work major Naudia Gonzalez. Gonzalez is from the small city of Snyder in West Texas, and transferred from Western Texas College in the Fall of 2017. She came to OLLU because “I love San Antonio and all the culture […]

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Father, daughter set to walk the stage together

May 5, 2019

While many parents are going to be at this spring Our Lady of the Lake University’s commencement ceremony, one parent is taking it to the next level. Father and daughter Jose Rodriguez Jr. and Alma Rodriguez are set to walk the stage and receive their diplomas together. Alma Rodriguez, a psychology major with a minor […]

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Houston, La Feria finish off semester with multitude of events

May 5, 2019

Our Lady of the Lake University at Houston Student Service Center’s Joel Pearson reports that “the month of April was very busy for OLLU – Houston.” Between April 29 to May 1 OLLU Houston hosted the American Crane School and Crane Operators Certification. On April 27 three students were inducted into Delta Mu Delta, an […]

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Organization of the Month: Active Minds

May 3, 2019

Did you know Texas is in the top three states with the highest rates of human trafficking according to Humantraffickingsearch.org? The website defines human trafficking as the trade of humans for the purpose of forced labor, sexual slavery, or commercial sexual exploitation for the trafficker or others. Traffickers will target young boys and girls for […]

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Writing the future, one word at a time

April 30, 2019

One of The Lake Front’s very own Co-Editors, Marina Flores, is graduating with her Master of Arts degree in Literature, Creative Writing and Social Justice. Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communication Arts from St. Mary’s University, Flores wanted to continue her education in a close-knit community with small class sizes for […]

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New heights: senior Montie Chavez’s journey through life

April 29, 2019

“To Love another person is to see the face of God”-Victor Hugo (Les Miserables 2013). Among the graduating seniors, Montie Chavez, a Mass Communications major with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in Marketing, will soon leave Our Lady of the Lake University to explore new heights. Surprisingly, Chavez has attended eight colleges […]

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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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Changing lives one toy at a time

April 16, 2019

By Gerardo Zavala Fate has never been more unpleasant than for the families and children whom spend their days living in detention centers waiting for that spark of hope for a normal life to loom before them. Through this, children are required to mature in the harsh elements of detention centers and are not given […]

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