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Letter to the Editor: Lack of communication leads dechartering of CSO

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December 8, 2011

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Early Tuesday morning, I got an email from a friend with a link to UNews.  The French Honor Society for which I had been president until August 2011 was slated for charter revocation by SGA.  Being out of the country for a semester...

Letter to the Editor: Building bridges or building walls?

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December 8, 2011

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I value a healthy relationship between SGA and my Chartered Student Organizations.  Imagine my surprise when I learned at the Nov. 30 SGA meeting that AED Pre-Health Club, a nationally recognized student organization with over...

Letter to the Editor: Changes to residence hall security concern desk workers

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December 8, 2011

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This past week, the student body received the unnerving news that Whelan Security workers will no longer be staffing the residence hall desks in the evening and early morning hours. Instead, the desks will be staffed by student...

Letter to the Editor: Lack of depth in reporting disappoints

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December 1, 2011

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I am writing to say that I was deeply disappointed with the reporting found in the November 10th issue of The University News in the article “The Comeback Kid.” Let’s not forget the very large scandal Kwamain Mitchell...

Letter to the Editor: The nursing college shows unprofessionalism in handling new students

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November 17, 2011

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I came to Saint Louis University as a freshman with an undecided major, and believed that, by taking a variety of classes, I would find a major I loved. Last year, I decided to declare nursing as a major. I discussed my interest...

Letter to the Editor: Crosses placed by Students for Life create shame

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October 13, 2011

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In “celebration” of Respect Life Month, SLU Students for Life has kindly turned our quad in to a graveyard. The Cemetery of the Innocents is a yearly display of wooden crosses, each of which signify a certain number of abortions...

Letter to the Editor: The Oath of Inclusion is an opportunity to better our community

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October 6, 2011

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Editor’s note: This letter is in response to a commentary publised last week, titled “Oath of Inclusion is not inclusive of all Billikens.” Last week, The University News published a commentary concerning the effectiveness...

Letter to the Editor: Greek life cultivates student growth

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September 16, 2011

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Editor's note: This letter is in response to a letter to the editor titled "Sororities divide students and limit individualism" that was published on Thursday, Sept. 15 in The University News.  I was astonished and offended t...

Letter to the Editor: Sororities divide students and limit individualism

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September 14, 2011

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Please check your identity at the door and enter into the sorority world. Sadly, a record-breaking group of girls (numbering in the 400’s) did just this over the past weekend by participating in rush week. Not only do...

Letter to the Editor: Fresh Gatherings’ 10 percent charge on purchases is unfair

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September 8, 2011

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I feel I speak for a majority of the student body that graces the medical campus when I say that we are upset by Chartwells imposition of a 10 percent charge on all purchases using Flex Points at Fresh Gatherings Cafe, located...

B*llikens for Choice’s actions were immature

Claire McKeone

May 4, 2011

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I was appalled by the actions of B*llikens for Choice as they littered the campus with their Easter eggs. This immature act did not fulfill any part of their mission. Seeing Easter eggs reminds me of my childhood, of the joy and...

Missourians’ rights under attack if bill is approved

Rachel Boeglin

April 28, 2011

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Missourians’ rights as employees, renters and home-buyers are under attack in the form of SB188, a bill that currently sits on Governor Nixon’s desk to be either approved or vetoed. This legislation changes the language...

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