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How to Educate Yourself on Black History

How to Educate Yourself on Black History

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

A mere 29 days are devoted every year to acknowledge and recognize the experiences of  Black and African people. A month dedicated to these individuals is not nearly long enough for one to truly...

SLU’s Best Classes, According to the Students Who Have Taken Them

SLU’s Best Classes, According to the Students Who Have Taken Them

Clarke Taylor , Contributor February 17, 2021

As students, we dread the mere fact that we are in school for at least another four years, maybe even more. We try to take our classes and just move on with our time in school. However, you never know...

Reddit and Robinhood: How Young Investors Participate in the Market

Reddit and Robinhood: How Young Investors Participate in the Market

Zoë Butler, Contributor February 15, 2021

Part 1: The Young, Opportunistic Investor His hand shakes as he holds his phone, seconds passing like minutes, Safari blatantly reminding him of how much money he put down. Should he add more? He has...

Memes Aside, “Emily Montes” is the First and Only Album of its Kind

Daniel Bernas, General Manager February 15, 2021

The autotuned voice singing “hi my name is Emily and I’m 5, I like playing Roblox and I like going outside” is likely familiar to anyone who’s stumbled across the weirder side of TikTok, “alt...

Checking in on New Year's Resolutions

Checking in on New Year’s Resolutions

Aman Rahman, Staff Writer February 15, 2021

Looking back, now almost three months into 2021, individuals may find themselves struggling to maintain their New Years’ resolutions. During a regular year, these goals would seem more plausible to...

Craft Corner: Valentine’s Candy Jar Edition

Craft Corner: Valentine’s Candy Jar Edition

Sydney Compton, Arts Editor February 13, 2021

Needing a sweet, glittery and inexpensive gift for your Valentine or “Pal”-entine this year? Well you’ve come to the right place. Below is a step by step outline for an easy, homemade craft for...

Celebrating the Lunar New Year During COVID

Celebrating the Lunar New Year During COVID

Steven Lum, Staff Writer February 12, 2021

Many around the world will celebrate the Lunar New Year, as they always do. There are numerous names to the Lunar New Year in different countries, but they all revolve around the same calendar, or the...

“Positions:” too Underwritten to be so Sexy

Daniel Bernas , General Manager February 10, 2021

Ariana Grande makes my job easy. Everyone reading this probably knows who she is. I don’t have to make a well written backstory or poetic introduction to let you, the reader, know that she is probably...

Playboi Carti (Finally) Drops a Whole Lotta Meh

Daniel Bernas, General Manager January 26, 2021

The impact of Playboi Carti’s 2018 trap opus “Die Lit'' was more than a string of accolades and critical acclaim. It represented a cultural shift in the “mumble-rap” zeitgeist, a testament to...

An Experimental, User-Friendly Guide to Talking Politics this Holiday Season

Zoë Butler, Contributor December 24, 2020

Disclaimer: This article is not for anyone trying to “win” an argument. It is not for anyone who sees themselves as innately “right” in their political opinions or philosophies. It is also not...

A COVID Guide to Finals Prep

A COVID Guide to Finals Prep

Daniel Bernas, General Manager November 29, 2020

Well, it’s that time of year again, when the weather turns cold and the holiday stress comes in full swing: final exams. What is a better way to make the worst time of the semester even worse by plopping...

Miss Congeniality to Morticia Addams: The Story of a Beauty Queen Turned Mortician

Miss Congeniality to Morticia Addams: The Story of a Beauty Queen Turned Mortician

Riley Mack, News Editor November 29, 2020

Bethani Jacobsen, 26, was a beauty queen—and a good one, at that. Nowadays, she wakes up in the morning, saunters to the kitchen for a cup of coffee and takes her two French bulldogs, Brodie and Cash,...

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