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Jimmy John’s Shut Down After Students Hospitalized

Jimmy John’s Shut Down After Students Hospitalized

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

Homemade Pasta: Worth the Effort

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

Cozy Spots to Beat the Winter Chill

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

Garbanzo- Mediterranean Fresh

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

The Fountain on Locust: A Retro Fantasy

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

Bloom Café Opens Doors For All

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.

Sweet Tooth Tour

Sweet Tooth Tour

Madisyn Siebert, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

Looking for something to fill your desire of an endless sugar rush? Look no further, Maplewood’s annual Sweet Tooth Tour is the place to be. This event is held once a year in late January to help local shops pick up business in the slower months. One buys a ticket from the city of Maplewood for...

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