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The Basilica painting that gained Holman 30k TikTok followers overnight.

Local Artist Spotlight: Nicholas Holman

Sydney Compton, Arts Editor September 28, 2020

For those on TikTok, the handle @nicholasholmanart may sound familiar. Beautifully painted scenes of Saint Louis landmarks have popped up on many local’s “For You” page in the past month. In what...

A Pandemic Perspective on Art

A Pandemic Perspective on Art

Grace Rakestraw, Staff Writer September 20, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded changes from the world, welcome and unwelcome. The art world of St. Louis has adjusted accordingly. St. Louis has several vibrant museums along with outdoor art and sculpture...

A Mental Health Pandemic

A Mental Health Pandemic

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer September 20, 2020

2020 has thrown an infinite amount of curveballs, especially towards students. One of the biggest of these was the toll on health, including more than just physical. The stress and anxiety surrounding...

Love In the Time of COVID-19

Love In the Time of COVID-19

Morgan McKenny, Contributor September 20, 2020

The announcement of stay-at-home orders came with a spike of dating app usage. With nothing to do, singles flocked to apps like Tinder, Bumble and Hinge to pass time and potentially meet someone special.    Tinder...

Photo Courtesy of Jason Wilson.

Northwest Coffee thrives amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Celia Searles, Arts & Life Editor September 17, 2020
Northwest Coffee owner Jason Wilson sheds light on his experience as a Black business owner, coffee expert, and what it’s like to run a business that has thrived in 2020.
Zoom Fatigue: The Reality of Online Classes

Zoom Fatigue: The Reality of Online Classes

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer September 8, 2020

The abrupt arrival of Covid-19 has introduced millions of students to an online school system. With the consistent use of Zoom to virtually attend classes, students are left feeling a roller coaster of...

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Don’t fear! Diablitos is Here.

Grace Rakestraw, Staff Writer September 3, 2020

For all the SLU students craving authentic Mexican Food, look no further than West Pine. Diablitos will open tentatively on Tuesday, Sept. 1 in the building that previously held Cafe Ventana. Diablitos...

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The Pageant’s Pandemic

Daniel Bernas, Staff Writer May 17, 2020

On May 15, country-rock artist Travis McCready, lead singer of the band Bishop Gunn, is set to headline what is being branded as the first official social distancing concert in Arkansas. According to the...

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Fiona Apple’s “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” Is An Unfiltered Expression Of Self

Daniel Bernas, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

It’s fitting for Fiona Apple to open her first album in eight years with the line “I've waited many years, every print I left upon the track has led me here.” It’s been nearly 25 years since her...

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One Direction’s Long-Awaited Reunion is Happening

Aman Rahman, Staff Writer May 1, 2020

With a confirmed One Direction reunion in the process, fans across the world are overjoyed for their comeback.    Following the devastating reaction to the band’s decision to go on a hiatus...

Five Workout Videos to Try During Quarantine

Claire Battista, Arts Editor April 26, 2020

For most of us, our daily routines have been completely altered in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. As college students, our busy days of classes, extracurriculars, internships and jobs have been replaced...

The impact of coronavirus on Ramadan

The impact of coronavirus on Ramadan

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer April 24, 2020

Ramadan is one of the most sacred months for Muslims, as it is filled with fasting, prayers and reflections on what to be grateful for. This time is also very cherished by communities because it brings...

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