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UNews Cookbook: Vegan Edition

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Claire Battista, Sydney Compton, Celia Searles, Daniel Bernas, and Elle West

April 20, 2020

As college students, many of us struggle to eat a healthy, balanced diet. Running to and from class, extracurriculars, meetings, internships and jobs is not necessarily conducive with healthy eating, especially on a college student budget. But now, an abundance of time (and my mother’s well-stocked...

UNews Cookbook: Our Go-To Recipes During Quarantine

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Claire Battista, Sam Glass, Ashlee Kothenbeutel, Rebecca LiVigni, and Kelly Siempelkamp

April 9, 2020

In the midst of quarantine, social distancing and a seemingly excess amount of time on our hands, individuals are turning to various hobbies and activities to stay busy. For me, cooking and baking helps me to relax and focus on something other than endless COVID-19 news. Once a busy college student, I hav...

How St. Louis Small Businesses Are Coping With the COVID-19 Pandemic— And What We Can Do to Support Them

How St. Louis Small Businesses Are Coping With the COVID-19 Pandemic— And What We Can Do to Support Them

Claire Battista, Arts Editor

April 2, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on the U.S. economy, St. Louis small businesses are finding ways to make the most of these challenging and uncertain times. Restaurants and bars have been hit particularly hard — beginning Thursday, March 19, St. Louis City, St. Louis Count...

Jimmy John’s Shut Down After Students Hospitalized

Jack Johnston / Staff Writer

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer

February 20, 2020

Reports of food poisoning have arisen from multiple SLU students after eating at the Jimmy John's on Laclede Avenue. This was accompanied by a closure of the establishment by the St. Louis City Health Department.   Jimmy John's, the sandwich shop located on Laclede Avenue across from the Va...

Homemade Pasta: Worth the Effort

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Jack Johnston, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

One of my favorite books growing up was “Strega Nona,” the story of an Italian witch who owns a magic pasta-making cauldron. Only the “strega”—the Italian word for witch—has the ability to use the magic cauldron. This is a lesson that her helper, Big Anthony, learns too well when he tries t...

4 Holiday-ish Foods That You Can Make In a Microwave

4 Holiday-ish Foods That You Can Make In a Microwave

Tomi Delp, Contributor

December 4, 2019

As the end of the semester rolls around, the more focus we put on our studies, the less time we might have to care about what we choose to eat. Similarly, the colder the weather gets, the less likely we might enjoy leaving the warmth of our rooms and walking to any food establishment on campus. Want s...

Cozy Spots to Beat the Winter Chill

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Sydney Compton, Staff Writer

November 13, 2019

As the temperatures start to drop and snow suddenly falls, many of us will be in search of cozy environments to have a meal, grab a drink or just relax. Here a few comfortable places that will give you a heated patio or frothy warm drink to beat the rapidly approaching winter cold.    Bai...

Garbanzo- Mediterranean Fresh

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Sara Qalbani, Contributor

October 3, 2019

Located in the Billiken’s Lair in Fusz Hall, Garbanzo had its official grand opening on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. After much anticipation, SLU students were finally given the chance to try out the new Mediteranean restaurant. With lines out the door, the restaurant has already proven to be a hit on c...

Convenient Caffeine Fixes on and around SLU’s Campus

Convenient Caffeine Fixes on and around SLU’s Campus

Aman Rahman, Contributor

September 18, 2019

Being a college student means becoming accustomed to constant exhaustion. Whether it’s due to late-night study sessions or early-morning classes, sometimes our bodies just need a jumpstart to get through the day. The perfect remedy for this is a good ol’ cup of coffee. SLU’s campus provides many di...

The Fountain on Locust: A Retro Fantasy

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Jack Johnston, Contributor

September 18, 2019

When I went to the Fountain on Locust, I was thrown into an adventure full of contradictions—but I wasn't complaining. With strange flavor combinations and an aura that seemed to be from another point in history, I leaned into the uniquely St. Louisan experience. The Fountain on Locust is open every day exc...

Good Eats in SLU’s Backyard

Good Eats in SLU's Backyard

Sydney Compton, Contributor

September 4, 2019

Saint Louis offers an amazing scene for foodies of all sorts. Bars, fine dining, cozy cafes and more are available throughout the Saint Louis area. Unfortunately, not everyone at SLU has a car to zip down to some of the more well known areas of Saint Louis for a good meal or exciting drink. Thankfully, ...

Bloom Café Opens Doors For All

As customers wait in line outside to enter The Bloom Cafe, a server
hands out samples of pastries, including cinnamon rolls, coffee cake and brownies.

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

March 30, 2018

Beyond its signature Breakfast Bloom sandwiches and assortment of flavored coffees and Numi Organic Teas, The Bloom Café offers a greater service to the community that exceeds satisfying stomachs.

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