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April 12, 2014 - The Fox’s Broadway series a success ‘Once’ again              April 12, 2014 - Art: The age of Impressionism              April 12, 2014 - Film features farmworkers’ fight              April 12, 2014 - Atlas Week film teaches how to ‘Man Up’ and make a difference for orphaned kids              April 12, 2014 - SLU’s a cappella group is on to nationals              April 10, 2014 - DLC promotes awareness, Oath Week              April 10, 2014 - Retirement program aims to lower costs, raises questions              April 10, 2014 - Symposium addresses a culture of oppression             

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Oppression Monopoly: Students play Monopoly with a twist as part of Oath Week.
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DLC promotes awareness, Oath Week

April 10, 2014 at 5:54 pm 0 comments

Student group aims to expand influence on campus This week marked an important time for Saint Louis University’s Diversity Leadership Cabinet (DLC) as the student organization hosted its second annual Oath Week. The week offered the group an opportunity to promote its purpose as well as to raise the community’s […]

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Retirement program aims to lower costs, raises questions

Retirement program aims to lower costs, raises questions

April 10, 2014 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Details concerning the voluntary enhanced retirement program (VERP) were announced by Interim President Bill Kauffman in an April 2 letter addressed to faculty and staff. The letter was followed by direct emails to all eligible employees confirming their eligibility, and personalized packets containing more information, including financial details, will be […]

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Symposium addresses a culture of oppression

Symposium addresses a culture of oppression

April 10, 2014 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

Basij-Rasikh on the effort to educate Afghan women “What would you give up for your education?” SLU Interim President Bill Kauffman posed the daunting question to an audience of approximately 300 students that were gathered to hear Atlas Keynote speaker, Shabana Basij-Rasikh, on April 3. Kauffman’s preliminary introduction set the […]

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Building confidence: Molly Barker speaking about her ‘Girls on the Run’ program in the St. Louis Room. 
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‘Girls on the Run’ founder shares her inspiration

April 10, 2014 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

  On April 8, the Great Issues Committee at Saint Louis University hosted guest speaker Molly Barker to enlighten the SLU community on her work with Girls on the Run and the issues that many women face growing up in our society. Barker, a four-time Hawaii Ironman triathlete and mother […]

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Sunflower Project: Rick Reilly responds to an audience member’s question.
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OneWorld salutes innovators, educators

April 10, 2014 at 5:24 pm 0 comments

OneWorld paid tribute to St. Louis-area organizations taking a different, community-centric approach to education Tuesday April 1. Titled “Innovative Education Outside the Classroom” and held as part of Atlas Week, the event invited leaders and students from various after-school programs to talk about their work. The event featured presentations by […]

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Let Us Introduce You: Jonathan Pulphus

April 10, 2014 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

SLU student discusses life aspirations, student group involvement It’s not very often that one comes across a character quite like SLU student Jonathan Pulphus. A first-year student majoring in African American Studies, Pulphus is a driven and inspiring individual who knows what it means to be involved in his university’s […]

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Tobacco-free policy makes progress

Tobacco-free policy makes progress

April 4, 2014 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

A proposed tobacco-free policy has been finalized and is now being circulated throughout SLU’s governing bodies. Should it be adopted, the policy would prohibit all tobacco use on university property. Faculty Senate voted to approve the policy earlier in the week, while the Staff Advisory Committee and Student Government Association […]

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Students aim to revitalize NAACP chapter at SLU

Students aim to revitalize NAACP chapter at SLU

April 4, 2014 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is being revitalized at Saint Louis University. On Monday, the Atlas Week event entitled “SLU NAACP: Resurrection, Revitalization and Recruitment” spoke about the SLU chapter of the organization and how it will return to a more active role on campus. The […]

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Diversity dialogue discusses racism

Diversity dialogue discusses racism

April 4, 2014 at 8:13 pm 0 comments

Saint Louis University students were challenged to acknowledge uncomfortable issues at a dialogue held by the Diversity Leadership Cabinet on April 1. The event, titled Breaking the Silence: Conversations on Race Relations, was held in celebration of Atlas week. It addressed the issue of current-day racism and its presence at […]

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Student debt: Bryan Noeth discusses student aid increases with Atlas participants.

Atlas event addresses $tudent debt

April 4, 2014 at 8:12 pm 0 comments

This week Saint Louis University had the privilege of hosting its 14th annual Sam and Marilyn Fox Atlas Week Program. The purpose of the Atlas Program is to increase awareness of current global issues and to inspire students to take action. In response to this year’s Atlas Week theme, “Education: […]

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