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November 15, 2006

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On Oct. 9, 2006, an "unnamed" professor harassed Rainbow Alliance students in the Busch Student Center. Don't let this seep into oblivion. Don't just let it go. When a distasteful public display of ignorance jeopardizes the...

If the Price is Right…

UNews Staff

November 8, 2006

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Saint Louis University is willing to sell its Jesuit identity-if the price is right. To help finance our $80 million arena, SLU received $8 million in public funds from the St. Louis Board of Aldermen. We got the money from a...

Student Stipends: In Good Faith

UNews Staff

November 8, 2006

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Dear Messrs. Weixlmann, Baworowsky and Lyons, We, the Editorial Board of The University News, thank you for your prompt response to a letter by one Mr. J. Andrew Ivers published in last week's issue. Since you were considerate...

Rainbow Alliance Attacked: Danger Zone

UNews Staff

November 8, 2006

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A hate crime occurred in the Busch Student Center one month ago, and nobody did a thing about until this week. On Oct. 9, 2006, an unnamed University professor berated four Rainbow Alliance members manning a table in the BSC....

Be Informed: Do Something

The Editors

April 19, 2006

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More than 500 people die every day in Darfur, Sudan. Since February 2003, the Sudanese government in Khartoum has enabled the murder of more than 400,000 of its own citizens in a military campaign instigated by Darfurian rebels...

Practice what you preach

The Editors

April 19, 2006

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On Easter Sunday, Pope Benedict XVI addressed his audience, "May the international community, which reaffirms Israel's just right to exist in peace, assist the Palestinian people to overcome the precarious conditions in which...

We Are Jesuit.

The Editors

April 11, 2006

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April 7 marked the 500th anniversary of the birth of St. Francis Xavier, a companion of St. Ignatius of Loyola and a founding member of the Society of Jesus.? And tomorrow, April 13, marks the 500th anniversary of another founding...

Our Past, Now

The Editors

April 11, 2006

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Saint Louis University was the first school in Missouri to ban racial segregation. It did so in the summer of 1944, 10 years before the federal mandate in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. Father Claude Heithaus, S.J., a...

Saving Face in Cyberspace

The Editors

April 5, 2006

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We saw that picture of you kissing your ex-girlfriend's best friend. And the one with you posing topless. And we saw your mangled arm after you scraped through the bushes in search of the shoe you kicked off during that bacchanalian...

Be Our Guest

The Editors

March 29, 2006

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Approximately 12 million undocumented workers live in the United States. These workers-or illegal immigrants, depending on which political idiom strikes your fancy-literally form the foundation of our national economy. They do...

Start Talking

The Editors

March 29, 2006

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One of the many definitions that the Oxford English Dictionary ascribes to the term "conversation" is "occupation or engagement with things, in the way of business or study; the resulting condition of acquaintance or intimacy...

Varsity Sports on Track

The Editors

March 22, 2006

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Taking a glance down West Pine and through Forest Park, one thing is evident-St. Louis is a city of runners. From the prospective marathoners to those going for a jog with their dog, just about everybody in St. Louis, it seems,...

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