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Standing in the Middle

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August 31, 2005

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In an age where knowledge is the hottest commodity, we seem to have forsaken reason for passion. Getting caught up in politics, both domestic and foreign, we look There and not so much Here. The media swarms with a mix of jingoism an...

Play Hard…

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August 24, 2005

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“We want to be on top of our game, so to speak, so we can compete effectively with other institutions.” So said John Baworowsky, Saint Louis University's vice president of Enrollment Management and Academic Services,...

A Letter to Lawrence Biondi, S.J.

Thomas W. Delaney

August 24, 2005

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Dear Fr. Biondi, I am writing this to you to discuss not the graduation fee or the plethora of dismissals this summer, but, rather, your comments in the last issue of this paper.  You commented on how you are a student ...

Either/Or: An Analysis of the War in Iraq

Stephen Webber

August 24, 2005

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  Editor’s note: This column will be run in a two-part format—in each part, the author will present one possible option for ameliorating the situation in Iraq. This week, the commentary focuses on the advantages of bui...

Monologues Must Go

Gene Diamond

August 24, 2005

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  The Vagina Monologues Must Go Less than six months ago, Saint Louis University joined 26 other Catholic colleges and universities across the nation when it allowed an on-campus performance of Eve Ensler’s production, The...

When Fear Rears an Ugly Head

Maryam Zia

August 24, 2005

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  As they embark on the new school year, most students are filled with conflicting emotions. Among them are anticipation, excitement, worry and dread. Perhaps the most pervasive feeling, however, is fear. Fear of new ...

Moving Back In With My Parents

Maryam Zia

August 11, 2005

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      The first few days at home after the school year serve as a period of adjustment for me. I realize that now I have to people them when I am leaving, where I am going and when I will be back. They tell m...

London Calling

Marshall Johnson

August 11, 2005

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  I was taken aback by the events on July 7.  I heard about the bombings in London while riding to work in the front of our furniture crew’s moving truck.  The report came on the air on some country station that...

Preventing the Preventable in Aruba

NICOLE PUHL

August 11, 2005

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    If you're like me at all (and you probably are), then you most likely feel on top of the world.  My main job is to attend school, the loans from which I will not endure for another couple years, an...

Bills reach the Sweet 16

Brian Reardon

November 28, 2001

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The ghost of last year's first-round loss to Kentucky in the NCAA Tournament nearly came back to haunt the Saint Louis University men's soccer team last Sunday. The No. 6 seeded Billikens found themselves with their back to th...

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