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Hammocks on campus are temporary diversions paid with students’ tuition

Letter to the Editor

March 31, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

The hammocks in the quad are an ill-conceived, black eye for the University’s campus. Of course they are the new fresh thing and seem “cool,” as the SGA president noted in her weekly email address; however the hammocks are...

SLU needs to improve bathroom facilities

Letter to the Editor

March 31, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Ah, it’s the small things in life we learn to appreciate as we get older. I’m writing in support of Doug Anstoetter’s piece, “Single-ply toilet paper makes life on SLU’s campus ‘rough’.” I’ve been at SLU for...

SGA senators lost an opportunity to be true student representatives

Letter to the Editor

March 25, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

After sitting in on the Senate debate on March 16, I was faced with some harsh realities about how some SGA senators view their role on this campus.  I came to SGA to hear the debate on a resolution that would effectively state...

Newly elected SGA executive board thanks voters and sets goals

Letter to the Editor

March 3, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

We just wanted to take this moment to thank all those who voted on Monday in the student government election. This campaign showcased 21 students dedicated to improving this University. The integrity and passion throughout...

Proud community member expresses gratitude

Letter to the Editor

March 3, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, SGA

On Feb. 25, my husband and I attended The “SLU Monologues.”  We were very impressed by the performances and were touched by the vulnerability and passion of the performers. When we left, I inadvertently left my purse near...

SGA advises students to be informed voters

Letter to the Editor

February 24, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, SGA

In the spirit of The University News’ voter guide, we, as the current Student Government Association Executive Board, wanted to comment on the importance of the SGA elections.  The candidates running in this election are comp...

Faculty mentors need to connect to students

Letter to the Editor

February 17, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

As a student in the College of Arts & Sciences with two majors and one certificate, I have received excellent guidance from my academic adviser and faculty mentors. However, in discussing this with students and administrators...

Athletics department congratulates SLUNATICS on energy and leadership

Letter to the Editor

February 17, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Congratulations on a successful bus trip to the men’s basketball game vs. Xavier and for the increasing participation at Billiken men’s basketball games. The energy that the SLUNATICS generate in Chaifetz Arena clearly...

SGA addresses confusion over policy and incomplete reporting

Letter to the Editor

February 9, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

In last week’s editorial, the editorial board articulated that, “There is such a thing as a student voice.”  As the president of the Student Government Association, I could not agree more.  This, however, is why recent...

Student gives support to victims of sexual assault

Letter to the Editor

February 9, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Sexual Assault Victims, I wanted to let you know something very important. I want to let you know something that seems to be lost when these atrocities happen to you and others. Something that you may not feel in the initial...

Administration’s apathy has left student groups slighted and confused

Letter to the Editor

February 4, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

About a week ago, cultural student organizations at Saint Louis University’s were brought together for an announcement. In a meeting led by the SLU administration, cultural student organization leadership was told that a new...

Hunger does not discriminate

Anu Gorukanti

January 20, 2011

Filed under Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Hunger is a universal occurrence. It knows no religion, race, or gender. While we tend to view hunger as a problem for other countries, it’s important to recognize that there are millions in our own country who experience this...

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