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Archives features exhibit on black families

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February 20, 2002
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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 "Black Elites: Successful People of Color in St. Louis," which highlights the history of two remarkable bl...

JFK Film Discovered In University Archives

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October 27, 1999
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(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 throughout the ballroom. But hours later, sadness and grief spread across the nation as Kennedy wa...

‘Jesuits and the Arts’ Symposium this April at SLU

‘Jesuits and the Arts’ Symposium this April at SLU

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December 1, 2016
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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 theme is “Jesuits and the Arts.” Dr. Silvana Siddali of the department of history, Tim Achee...

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

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

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April 28, 2016
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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 his sophomore year. “I’ve had quite a few lucky, unexpected breaks during my time with the...

Dolores Byrnes recruited to write SLU’s bicentennial history

Dolores Byrnes recruited to write SLU’s bicentennial history

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April 21, 2016
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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 her were books containing students’ math problems and a visitor’s sign-in book featured in...

Journalistic justice: ‘Spotlight’ sends powerful message

Journalistic justice: ‘Spotlight’ sends powerful message

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December 3, 2015
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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 priests are concerned. Viewers enter the time and place, Boston in the midst of its sexual abuse s...

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

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February 27, 2015
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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 throughout the day. 50 years ago, West Pine bisected campus as we know it today. This thoroughfare served as the point of departure for more than 100 SLU students and faculty who boarded ...

Res. Life offers spring-break tour of civil rights sites

Res. Life offers spring-break tour of civil rights sites

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January 29, 2015
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Pilgrims in a historic land Approximately 50 years after civil rights advocates marched from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, SLU students will make a pilgrimage to landmark locations of the civil rights movement and discover the continuing legacy it has on today’s social justice issues. The Department of Hou...

Let Us Introduce You: Claire Gilbert

Let Us Introduce You: Claire Gilbert

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September 19, 2014
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History professor discusses academics, world travels For history professor Claire Gilbert, traveling around the world is a common venture. From India to Argentina, Gilbert’s passion for history has taken her to five continents and now brings her to Saint Louis University. Having recently graduated from UCLA with a Ph.D, Gilbert is s...

Steve Debellis, 59: U.News, SLU alum

Steve Debellis, 59: U.News, SLU alum

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September 4, 2014
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The University News universe lost one of its stars this summer: Steve DeBellis. Steve occupied several slots on this paper’s staff: inimitable cartoonist, trivia enthusiast, vintage-car buff, imaginative illustrator, feature writer, Groucho Marx impersonator (humongous rubber cigar and all), St...

The new age of news media

The new age of news media

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April 4, 2013
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Did you miss the white smoke over the Sistine Chapel announcing that there had been a new pope elected? Have no fear. The Vatican tweeted “Habemus Papam” mere seconds after the smoke began to billow. The Holy See even announced the name of the new pope, Francis, to the world via their official Twitter page. It’s all part of the changing rol...

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