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Congrats, Grad

Every Angeleno and their mother chugged up the 405 to attend UCLA’s College of Letters and Science commencement ceremony on June 16, 2017. If parking space is sparse on normal days, driving space didn’t exist. 390 more words


New Transfer Orientation

“promise to uphold the True Bruin traditions of

respect, accountability, integrity, service, and excellence.”

(07/17/17) A little late, but it truly takes two weeks to recover from 12+ hours of info, socializing, and trudging up hills.

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"Land O'Lakes" Statement Paved Way for LGBT Welcome in Catholic Higher Ed

It was fifty years ago this weekend when Fr. Theodore Hesburgh, CSC, president of the University of Notre Dame, welcomed 25 other educators to reflect on how Vatican II should be received in Catholic higher education. 970 more words


Is Chick-fil-A Unsafe for Catholic Schools?

Are Catholic campuses made less safe for LGBTQ students when Chick-fil-A outlets are present? According to some students, the answer to this question is a clear “yes.” This spring, disputes over the fast food chain erupted at both Duquesne University and Fordham University. 547 more words


Semesters End with a Hate Crime, a Walkout, and a Lavender Graduation

Yet another academic semester is in the books. Today’s post features news highlights from around Catholic higher education.

Creighton University Responds to Hate Crime

Community members at Creighton University were shaken when a gay student, Joseph Gray, discovered a hateful note pinned to the door of his dorm room. 785 more words


Newman University Recognizes LGBTQ Group; The Catholic University of America Holds Out

As another school year wraps up, students at Newman University, Wichita, Kansas,  are celebrating a new LGBTQ student group. Today’s post shares this story and an opposite one from The Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.   875 more words


Gay Band Director Is Example to Students and to Catholic Schools

Too often lately, there have been too many stories of LGBT people and allies being fired from Catholic institutions because of their identities, marriages, or support of LGBT equality.   756 more words