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“Off Press” is a series of conversations with members of the Loyola Marymount University community about their impact on the world through their lives, their work and their Jesuit education.

Latest Episodes

Episode 12: Elizabeth Drummond

In recent western history, hate has seemed to fuel political movements and national conflicts around the world from the Nazi Holocaust to the Rwandan genocide of Tutsi people. Elizabeth Drummond, professor of modern European history at LMU, talks about the ways hate plays a role in wars, ethnic conflict and even the processes within democratic societies.

29 MIN3 weeks ago
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Episode 12: Elizabeth Drummond

Episode 11: Lynell George '84

Los Angeles is a rare city with a significance in America that is equally powerful as both myth and reality. Writer Lynell George '84, who is native to this place, has spent years exploring L.A. and its meaning. Here she talks about the inspiration and unease she finds by sinking roots in L.A.’s ever-changing landscape.

29 MINAUG 2
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Episode 11: Lynell George '84

Episode 10: Richard Fox

With 23 candidates, the Democrats’ presidential primary process looks like a dinner party with too many guests. Richard Fox, LMU professor of political science who specializes in U.S. elections, discusses the fight for money, contenders’ motivations and how President Trump may try to intervene in the dynamics of the race.

27 MINJUN 15
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Episode 10: Richard Fox

Episode 9: Evelyn McDonnell

Without women, the sound and substance of today's rock and pop music would be unimaginable. Evelyn McDonnell, director of the LMU journalism program, music writer and co-editor of "Women Who Rock," discusses female artists who for years have confronted and overcome glass ceilings, limited air play and musical prejudice while shaping America's musical heritage.

42 MIN2018 NOV 14
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Episode 9: Evelyn McDonnell

Episode 8: Justin Levitt

Gerrymandering, it has been said, creates elections in which politicians choose their voters instead of voters choosing their representatives. Justin Levitt, an expert in constitutional law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, tracks gerrymandering around the country. Listen as he explains a tried-and-true method of influencing elections and the possibilities for limiting it.

51 MIN2018 NOV 2
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Episode 8: Justin Levitt

Episode 7: Carlos Soto ’16

Carlos Soto ’16 started his tequila company, Nosotros, as an undergraduate. Since then, he’s mastered everything from recipe to production, bottling, international sales and delivery. He’s even faced rocky U.S.-Mexico trade relations. Listen to our podcast to hear Soto talk about all he’s learned about the risks of being an entrepreneur.

37 MIN2018 SEP 25
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Episode 7: Carlos Soto ’16

Episode 6: Garrett Snyder ’09

Los Angeles is considered one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the United States, and its culinary culture is just as wide-ranging. As food editor of Los Angeles Magazine, Garrett Snyder ’09 probably has encountered as many dishes as a chef at the United Nations. Snyder talks about L.A.’s unique food culture, the oddest thing he’s ever eaten and some of the city’s next hot food trends.

72 MIN2018 MAR 13
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Episode 6: Garrett Snyder ’09

Episode 5: Demian Willette

The fish you order at your favorite seafood restaurant may not be the fish you get. Demian Willette, LMU biology professor, studies species substitution — the substitution of one fish for another. Using Environmental DNA testing, he hopes to improve on a problem in the food chain that begins on fishing vessels and ends on restaurant tables right here in L.A.

49 MIN2018 FEB 27
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Episode 5: Demian Willette

Episode 4: Helen and Robert Singleton

In July 1961, Robert Singleton, retired LMU professor of economics, and Helen Singleton M.A. ’85 left Los Angeles for New Orleans, where in defiance of state segregation laws, they boarded a train bound for Jackson, Mississippi. Veterans of the civil rights movement’s legendary Freedom Riders, the Singletons talk about the fight against segregation and their jail time in Mississippi’s Parchman State Penitentiary.

48 MIN2018 FEB 2
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Episode 4: Helen and Robert Singleton

Episode 3: Elias Wondimu

After being exiled from Ethiopia, his homeland, Elias Wondimu turned to producing books that help document his country’s history. Wondimu is now publisher of LMU’s Marymount Institute Press and Tsehai Publishers, which together have created the Harriett Tubman Press, an imprint devoted to African-American fiction and nonfiction. He discusses his former life under the military socialist government of Ethiopia and the need he felt to save his nation’s history from the whims of political reinterpretation

42 MIN2017 NOV 8
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Episode 3: Elias Wondimu

Latest Episodes

Episode 12: Elizabeth Drummond

In recent western history, hate has seemed to fuel political movements and national conflicts around the world from the Nazi Holocaust to the Rwandan genocide of Tutsi people. Elizabeth Drummond, professor of modern European history at LMU, talks about the ways hate plays a role in wars, ethnic conflict and even the processes within democratic societies.

29 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
Episode 12: Elizabeth Drummond

Episode 11: Lynell George '84

Los Angeles is a rare city with a significance in America that is equally powerful as both myth and reality. Writer Lynell George '84, who is native to this place, has spent years exploring L.A. and its meaning. Here she talks about the inspiration and unease she finds by sinking roots in L.A.’s ever-changing landscape.

29 MINAUG 2
Comments
Episode 11: Lynell George '84

Episode 10: Richard Fox

With 23 candidates, the Democrats’ presidential primary process looks like a dinner party with too many guests. Richard Fox, LMU professor of political science who specializes in U.S. elections, discusses the fight for money, contenders’ motivations and how President Trump may try to intervene in the dynamics of the race.

27 MINJUN 15
Comments
Episode 10: Richard Fox

Episode 9: Evelyn McDonnell

Without women, the sound and substance of today's rock and pop music would be unimaginable. Evelyn McDonnell, director of the LMU journalism program, music writer and co-editor of "Women Who Rock," discusses female artists who for years have confronted and overcome glass ceilings, limited air play and musical prejudice while shaping America's musical heritage.

42 MIN2018 NOV 14
Comments
Episode 9: Evelyn McDonnell

Episode 8: Justin Levitt

Gerrymandering, it has been said, creates elections in which politicians choose their voters instead of voters choosing their representatives. Justin Levitt, an expert in constitutional law at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, tracks gerrymandering around the country. Listen as he explains a tried-and-true method of influencing elections and the possibilities for limiting it.

51 MIN2018 NOV 2
Comments
Episode 8: Justin Levitt

Episode 7: Carlos Soto ’16

Carlos Soto ’16 started his tequila company, Nosotros, as an undergraduate. Since then, he’s mastered everything from recipe to production, bottling, international sales and delivery. He’s even faced rocky U.S.-Mexico trade relations. Listen to our podcast to hear Soto talk about all he’s learned about the risks of being an entrepreneur.

37 MIN2018 SEP 25
Comments
Episode 7: Carlos Soto ’16

Episode 6: Garrett Snyder ’09

Los Angeles is considered one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the United States, and its culinary culture is just as wide-ranging. As food editor of Los Angeles Magazine, Garrett Snyder ’09 probably has encountered as many dishes as a chef at the United Nations. Snyder talks about L.A.’s unique food culture, the oddest thing he’s ever eaten and some of the city’s next hot food trends.

72 MIN2018 MAR 13
Comments
Episode 6: Garrett Snyder ’09

Episode 5: Demian Willette

The fish you order at your favorite seafood restaurant may not be the fish you get. Demian Willette, LMU biology professor, studies species substitution — the substitution of one fish for another. Using Environmental DNA testing, he hopes to improve on a problem in the food chain that begins on fishing vessels and ends on restaurant tables right here in L.A.

49 MIN2018 FEB 27
Comments
Episode 5: Demian Willette

Episode 4: Helen and Robert Singleton

In July 1961, Robert Singleton, retired LMU professor of economics, and Helen Singleton M.A. ’85 left Los Angeles for New Orleans, where in defiance of state segregation laws, they boarded a train bound for Jackson, Mississippi. Veterans of the civil rights movement’s legendary Freedom Riders, the Singletons talk about the fight against segregation and their jail time in Mississippi’s Parchman State Penitentiary.

48 MIN2018 FEB 2
Comments
Episode 4: Helen and Robert Singleton

Episode 3: Elias Wondimu

After being exiled from Ethiopia, his homeland, Elias Wondimu turned to producing books that help document his country’s history. Wondimu is now publisher of LMU’s Marymount Institute Press and Tsehai Publishers, which together have created the Harriett Tubman Press, an imprint devoted to African-American fiction and nonfiction. He discusses his former life under the military socialist government of Ethiopia and the need he felt to save his nation’s history from the whims of political reinterpretation

42 MIN2017 NOV 8
Comments
Episode 3: Elias Wondimu