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War of the Worlds: Welles Improved?

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August 10, 2005

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            H.G. Wells’ classic sci-fi novel “The War of the Worlds” has made the leap to other media forms before. Most are familiar with Orson Welles’ 1939...

Naked Statues ‘Bare It All’ in Xavier Hall

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April 27, 2005

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Everyone at Saint Louis University has heard of the Bare Naked Statues. Even if you haven't been to one of their shows yet, chances are you've seen them perform at a campus event at least once. This semester, the Statu...

Backstreet Boys finally man up

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April 27, 2005

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"Oh my God we're back again..." That's right, the Backstreet Boys have returned from their four-year hiatus to grace the radio, once again, with their dazzling vocal talents. Apparently, the boys were "Nev...

Blockbusters: A summer spotlight

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April 27, 2005

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"Mr. and Mrs. Smith" A new twist on the mundane life of suburbia is created in one of the many sure-fire hits of the summer, "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," due in theaters June 10. The premise of the movie involve...

The Butler does it one last time

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April 27, 2005

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So here it is: The column I've thought about and dreaded this entire year. The coda to the four greatest years of my life, summarized in one final article. It's a tall order, considering the proud lineage of my U. News pr...

POTD 428

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April 27, 2005

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Rob Pendergest/The University News University President Lawrence Biondi, S.J., speaks to students at a town hall meeting on Monday evening. On April 22, he and his fellow administrators decided to retract a $50 graduation fee...

Open dialogue is a must

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April 27, 2005

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We can work it out. We can work it out. The administration sings a different song lately. After weeks of student discontent over new and ever-increasing financial obligations, SLU's money-handlers have decided to talk th...

Protesters deserve our thanks

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April 27, 2005

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If the members of the University administration hadn't decided to rescind the graduation fee, silly string would have been the least of their worries at this year's commencement ceremony. Thanks to the protesters and their...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

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April 27, 2005

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A thank you To the Editor: There are several things for which I would like to thank the administration. First, I thank you for rescinding the graduation fee for current seniors. It is always difficult to reverse a decision and ...

Considering humility

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April 27, 2005

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I'm not going to lie. I don't look a day older than 16. So when my supervisor at the parish at which I work asked me to make a presentation to the Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion, I wanted to make sure I sounded pr...

Seniors Say Goodbye

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April 27, 2005

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Thomas Kiphart After two-and-a-half years of working behind the scenes for the business department here at The University News, I had to jump at the chance to put in my two cents. Nothing I have to say will be too earth shatterin...

Baseball’s Afternoon Delight

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April 27, 2005

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It would be an absoute lie if I did not admit that one deciding factor in my attending Saint Louis University, though small, is its proximity to Busch Stadium. It had been a long time since Cardinals baseball was right at my fin...

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