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De Klerk Appearance Sparks Controversy
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Meredyth Staunch, Editor-in-Cheif | February 14, 2019

Silence is oppression. By not speaking out against misogyny, white supremacy or racial segregation – to name a few – one perpetuates the stigma. Translated as “apartness,” the Afrikaan word apartheid bears a heavy weight on South African culture. Also associated with its political and economic segregation is former South African President F.W. de Klerk.   On Wednesday, the Great Issues Committee invited de Klerk to speak at Saint...

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SLU Biologist Selected for EPA Council Position
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Conor Dorn, Staff Writer | February 13, 2019

At the end of January, SLU biologist Jason Knouft, Ph.D. was chosen to serve on the National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology, or NACPET. The NACPET was founded in 1988 to provide independent advice to the Environmental Protection Agency. The council deals with a broad range of environmental policies, with a primary focus on environmental technology and management.  

 

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SoFar Sounds Comes to SLU to Benefit Overground

Recent Arts Stories

Ariana Grande Strikes Back Again

February 14, 2019

A mere five months after the release of “Sweetener,” Ariana Grande rides on the pop album’s success with her new album “thank u, next,” sharing...

Dorothy Delivers at Delmar Hall

February 14, 2019

“Take me down to the West coast/ Where the sun shines all day/ Weaving through the heart of Los Angeles/ To the San Francisco Bay,” mused Dorothy Martin,...

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Harbison Continues to Rack Up Awards

Recent Sports Stories

Women’s Basketball goes 4-1 in Last Five

February 13, 2019

Since their loss in Richmond to A-10 leading VCU, the Billikens have rebounded to a 4-1 record in the last two weeks to put them in the fifth spot in the...

Billikens right the ship, get much needed win in the nation’s capital

February 13, 2019

Coming off their worst loss of the season, the SLU Men’s Basketball team now had their backs against the wall. After starting the season 5-0 in conference,...

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Please, just get your flu shot

Recent Opinion Stories

Just say no to tobacco (yes that includes vaping)

February 20, 2019

To many, tobacco has become the most controlling thing in their lives, and it has been since they first used it. The addictive adrenaline rush has hooked...

Empowering women with access to healthcare information

February 19, 2019

In recent decades, women’s equity has been increasingly recognized as a crucial component of achieving countless health and development objectives. Disparities...

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