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Students educated on five pillars of Islam

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April 12, 2012

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A panel of five students, each representing a pillar of Islam, sat in front of an eager audience in Busch Student Center, during Atlas week. Imman Musa, a junior in the College of Arts and Sciences and Muslim Student Association...

Matzah, Karpas and Maror

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April 12, 2012

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On April 2, the Busch Student Center Wool Ballrooms were occupied by students, faculty and community members breaking matzah, telling stories from the past and present, and sharing in prayer and community. Several groups, including...

‘Men and women for others’ all year long

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April 12, 2012

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Many college students look forward to spring break as a time of relaxation at home or on the beach, but for many SLU students, this year’s spring break was a chance to travel and serve others through various mission trips. Campus...

Stepping in the footprints of Christ

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April 12, 2012

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When you grow up in parochial grade school, there’s a saying our teachers and priests love to use: Follow in Jesus’ footsteps. We aim to do it in our words and in our deeds, and we even have charming bulletin boards with cut...

SLU tackles death penalty

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March 1, 2012

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Reggie Clemons’ case causes outrage among many  More than 20 years after the crime occurred, people across the United States are working to push Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to overturn the execution sentence of alleged criminal R...

Hindu Awareness Week brings festivities to campus

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March 1, 2012

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Students experience Hindu food, dance and discussion in the BSC There are more than 900 million Hindus in the world. Roughly two million reside in the United States and 16,000 in the Saint Louis area. This Feb. 20 through 24, S...

Speaker calls for forgiveness, social justice

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March 1, 2012

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On March 28, Sr. Helen Prejean, C.S.J., will speak at Saint Louis University. Nominated several times for the Nobel Peace Prize, she is widely known for her 1994 bestselling book, “Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of...

Finding Christ in prison

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March 1, 2012

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In the fall of 2010, the St. Louis Post Dispatch published a short article on Saint Louis University’s plan to bring undergraduate education to prisoners and custody officers at the state prison in Bonne Terre, Mo. This pil...

The art of living uncomfortably

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March 1, 2012

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I’ve heard it before, and I’m sure I’ll hear it again: “You are not called to be comfortable in life, nor in your relationship with God. It’s about stepping out, being uncomfortable, and embracing the uncertainty.” Easier...

Religion: A matter of self-discovery, not an enforced lesson to memorize

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March 1, 2012

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I’d like you to take a moment and ask yourself what religion means to you. This request is something of a trick. I doubt any meaningful answer could come to you in a moment. Taking a moment to describe what religion means...

Contraceptive policy sparks controversy

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February 16, 2012

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After much debate and controversy concerning the new mandate requiring employers to provide insurance plans that include free contraceptives for employees, Obama has announced alterations to the original legislation in an attempt...

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