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Where to Study This Finals Season

Morgan Hausback, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

As yet another season of finals dawns upon the students of Saint Louis University, it is important to plan ahead to ensure the best possible results. This means remembering to drink more water than you...

Best Books of 2021 to Gift

Best Books of 2021 to Gift

Abigail Liszewski, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

The holidays are fast approaching, and that means it’s time to start thinking of what to gift to friends, family, or even yourself. Here are some of the best books of 2021 to give this holiday season. “Project...

How Stephen Sondheim Changed the Trajectory of Musical Theatre

How Stephen Sondheim Changed the Trajectory of Musical Theatre

Morgan Hausback, Staff Writers December 10, 2021

On November 26, 2021, American composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim died at the age of 91. He leaves behind one of the most impactful legacies in the world of theatre and his theatrical soundtrack that...

The Powerful Meaning Behind V For Vendetta

The Powerful Meaning Behind “V For Vendetta”

Anastasia Hanonick, Copy Editor November 26, 2021

James McTeigue’s 2006 action thriller V for Vendetta remains a cult classic. Known for its critical acclaim from viewers and critics alike, the film’s niche lies in its timelessness, understanding...

Book Review: Sally Rooney Writes a Love Letter to Change

Book Review: Sally Rooney Writes a Love Letter to Change

Zoë Butler, News Editor November 18, 2021

In her third novel, “Beautiful World, Where Are You,” Sally Rooney takes a step back from the speed and momentum of her first two novels, “Conversations With Friends” and “Normal People.”...

In Plain Sight: The Dark Side of Music Festivals

In Plain Sight: The Dark Side of Music Festivals

Katerina Super, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Hands wave, smoke wafts through the air and the vibration of adjacent stages shakes the ground. Bodies press up against each other, jostling for position. Anticipation hangs in the air, feeding a restless,...

SLU Students Get a “Fresh” Offering at Fresh Thyme

SLU Students Get a “Fresh” Offering at Fresh Thyme

Claire Lyons, Contributor November 18, 2021

From farm to local business; from local business to Fresh Thyme; from Fresh Thyme to SLU students’ bags: the newest local grocery store has arrived.  Fresh Thyme, located at 3730 Foundry Way,...

The Joy of the Great British Baking Show

The Joy of the Great British Baking Show

Abigail Liszewski, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

“The Great British Baking Show” is a reality baking competition where a group of 12 amateur bakers compete against each other to be crowned winner. It is difficult to describe “The Great British...

Slow Down This Holiday Season

Slow Down This Holiday Season

Morgan Hausback, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Everyone fits into one of the following categories; either you think Christmas music should be played before Thanksgiving, or that it should only start being played after Thanksgiving. This season, it...

“Stop The Bleed”: American Medical Women’s Association Hosts course at Barnes Jewish Hospital

“Stop The Bleed”: American Medical Women’s Association Hosts course at Barnes Jewish Hospital

Nora Alrashid, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

On November 12, the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA) visited the injury prevention center that collaborates with Barnes Jewish Hospital for training on how to stop bleeding in an emergency...

The Story Behind STL’s Pretty House Fronts

The Story Behind STL’s Pretty House Fronts

Morgan Hausback, Contributor October 27, 2021

Every Saint Louis resident and college student has seen them and paused to take a picture of the  beautiful, historic town houses that decorate many St. Louis districts. Think lush lawns and a lot...

Academic Anxiety: Your Grades Do Not Define You

Academic Anxiety: Your Grades Do Not Define You

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer October 22, 2021

The shaking legs, the rapid heartbeat and the knot in your chest: I can assure you they’re not in your head. Academic anxiety is a term under the umbrella of anxiety experienced by many college students....

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