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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 success in getting the media to cover the graduation fee controversy, the Unive...

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 acknowledge a mistake, but your choice will result in a much happier gra...

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 professional, or at least older than I look. No person in his or her mi...

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 shattering, so please don't hold your breath. Keep in mind I'm just the num...

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 fingertips. How could I pass up such a great opportunity? Thankfully, the Redbirds did...

Summer films crackle with retro flair

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April 28, 2004


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So many films, so little time. As Hollywood prepares its annual dash for your cash, The University News offers a brief glimpse into this summer's hottest blockbusters. Troy opens May 14 Movies like Braveheart and Gladiator started a new trend in Hollywood as of late. Due to their success, and with t...

Spiritual art: Cornish paints a message without words

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April 6, 2004


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I thought I was prepared. When I first decided to interview Daryl Cornish, S.J., I was aware of his disease. He has multiple sclerosis, a disease of the central nervous system that I was familiar with after interning at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society last summer. I thought I was ready. This, however, ...

The Hill: Food, history, charm, calories

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November 28, 2001


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Little did Italian immigrants know that the area they settled in, now known affectionately as The Hill, would become a St. Louis landmark and familiar to people across the country. Years ago, when the immigrants settled in, nothing more than a simple mining region existed. In the years that followed...

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