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Archives features exhibit on black families

Mary Murphey February 21, 2002

aThe Saint Louis University Archives is currently offering the SLU and St. Louis area communities an opportunity to broaden and diversify their knowledge of local history. The SLU Archives is featuring...

JFK Film Discovered In University Archives

defaultuser October 28, 1999

(U-WIRE) FORT WORTH, Tex.-On Nov. 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy spoke to a crowd of supporters at a breakfast at the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth. As he joked with the crowd, laughter and joy spread...

SLU Course Creates Pandemic Time Capsule

Diana Jakovcevic, Staff Writer May 1, 2021

As the SLU community finishes up the spring semester and looks ahead to fall, emotions are mixed. Some hold a sense of optimism and hope about things to come, including graduation and the possibility...

Democracy Challenged: The Rise of Authoritarianism in the United States

Democracy Challenged: The Rise of Authoritarianism in the United States

Jordan Bailey, Contributor February 8, 2021

The political crisis impacting the United States has left many of us examining the vulnerabilities within our nation’s political system. More than two months have passed since the fiercely contested...

“Yes on 110” Is a Yes From Me

“Yes on 110” Is a Yes From Me

Penelope Gardner, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

I like drugs as much as the next person, and now in Oregon, residents are able to possess small amounts of heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA, LSD or oxycodone and only face consequences comparable...

Photo courtesy of KSLU.

The Sound of SLU this Semester

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

When Sophie Mueller and Mary Wilton, co-presidents of KSLU, are asked to describe the average KSLU member, they look at each other and laugh. "Well I would say there's a stigma that we are either very...

Pictured here is Peter Queen, the first child born to an enslaved couple in the Missouri Mission, circa 1905. (Photo Courtesy of the SHMR Project)

Confronting SLU’s History With Slavery

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor October 4, 2019

In 2016, SLU joined the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province (UCS) in launching an initiative to confront a joint history of involvement in the enslavement of African Americans that dates back to...

‘Jesuits and the Arts’ Symposium this April at SLU

‘Jesuits and the Arts’ Symposium this April at SLU

[email protected] December 1, 2016

On April 18, 2017, the Saint Louis University libraries, the College of Arts and Sciences and the Jesuit Archives: Central United States is hosting the third annual Jesuit Student Research Symposium. The...

Editor-in-Chief-elect set to take the helm

Editor-in-Chief-elect set to take the helm

[email protected] April 28, 2016

For Kyle Smith, his rise to the helm of Saint Louis University’s student newspaper was not something he expected would happen when he was recruited to be a part of the paper’s editorial staff during...

Dolores Byrnes recruited to write SLU’s bicentennial history

Dolores Byrnes recruited to write SLU’s bicentennial history

[email protected] April 21, 2016

Since she began at SLU in October 2015, Dolores Byrnes has been thinking in centuries. When I met her in the University Archives on April 18, she announced that she had just entered the 20th century. Before...

Journalistic justice: ‘Spotlight’ sends powerful message

Journalistic justice: ‘Spotlight’ sends powerful message

[email protected] December 3, 2015

From its opening scene, “Spotlight” pulls no punches. It is quick to establish the Catholic Church as “the Establishment” which bows to no one, at least not when the defense and protection of its...

Selma March: 50 years later, remembering the role of student activism for civil rights

[email protected] February 27, 2015

Top: SLU students boarded buses on West Pine that would take them to Montgomery, Al., to march with civil rights activists. Bottom: The street itself no longer exists, but students pass by Pius...

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