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“Godzilla vs Kong” Movie Review: Of Monsters and Men

Mark Burbridge, Staff Writer April 12, 2021

King Kong and Godzilla are without a doubt the two most famous movie monsters of all time. The two colossal titans first battled on-screen in 1962’s “King Kong vs Godzilla,” but since then, fans...

Black History Month and Women’s History Month: Celebrating the Intersectionality of Marginalized Groups

Clarke Taylor, Staff Writer April 2, 2021

Black History Month and Women’s History Month fall back-to-back. Black History Month is a mere 28 (sometimes 29) days while Women’s History Month is typically a full 31 days. Both are very important...

Photo Courtesy of Jack Johnston

The Hill in Casa de Campo

Jack Johnston, Contributor April 1, 2021

This weekend I visited Casa de Campo, a very large park in Madrid. There were a lot of people there—masked and physically distanced—but all enjoying the spring weather and clear skies. My host mom...

Pictured above: Project Downtown donating $15K to the Jennings School District in North St. Louis County for student laptops.

Photo Courtesy of Photographer Willy Price.

Project Downtown STL: Aiding the Homeless One Meal at a Time

Aman Rahman , Staff Writer March 29, 2021

This past year, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a large disparity between the privileged and less privileged members of society. With homelessness rising in numbers, individuals may feel inclined to...

Keeping the Story Straight: How Will Future Generations View the Pandemic?

Aman Rahman, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

Living through historically significant events can be a strange phenomenon. We go about our days realizing, but not fully acknowledging, that someday students will be tested over what we consider to be...

What Would You Do Differently: A Lockdown Reflection

What Would You Do Differently: A Lockdown Reflection

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

As we hit the one-year mark since the beginning of lockdown, students look back at how they spent their time in quarantine. For some, this was a time for personal growth and reflection, but it was also...

Music in the Pandemic: How an Industry Kept Itself Going

Music in the Pandemic: How an Industry Kept Itself Going

Mathew Chambers , Contributor March 29, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned several industries on their heads, but none quite like the music industry. With most of their primary sources of revenue too unsafe to continue, artists and labels had...

The TV Shows that Kept Us Sane During the Pandemic

The TV Shows that Kept Us Sane During the Pandemic

Mark Burbridge, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

With the current state of the world still under the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, many individuals have lost a great deal of the things they used to take for granted: the friends they could see regularly,...

The Pageant: One Year Later

The Pageant: One Year Later

Daniel Bernas, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

While everyone has suffered from the COVID-19 pandemic, few industries have been hit quite as hard as the entertainment industry. Last May, I sat down with Patrick Hagin, managing partner of The Pageant...

“WandaVision” Series Review: A Wanda-ful Vision for the MCU

Mark Burbridge, Staff Writer March 15, 2021

With now 23 films and counting, there’s no denying the impact that the Marvel Cinematic Universe has had on popular culture. On Jan. 15, the MCU began expanding its boundaries beyond the silver screen...

A Trip Into SOPHIE’s Whole New World, Remembering an Innovator

Daniel Bernas , General Manager March 7, 2021

Sophie Xeon, professionally known as SOPHIE, unexpectedly died on Jan. 30, falling after climbing up to watch a full moon in Athens, Greece. She was only 34, but her impact on music was already far beyond...

2021 Senior Reflections

2021 Senior Reflections

Erin McClelland, Sydney Compton, and Celia Searles February 27, 2021

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor Unlike many college students, I have had the same major throughout the duration of my college career. When I committed to SLU, I knew I was going to be a double major...

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