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Turmoil in the Middle East, Are We the Ones to Blame?

Turmoil in the Middle East, Are We the Ones to Blame?

Jordan Bailey, Staff Writer October 16, 2019

With the recent shift in United States foreign policy flooding the news, the question of why U.S. troops were removed from northern Syria, and the consequences associated with that decision, has only continued...

Photo Courtesy of Esther Chinwuko

The ‘Face Mask’ that Feeds Prejudice

As part of Atlas Week, the University News Team wants to celebrate the different cultures on SLU's campus. In order to do this, we have invited the subject of this particular story, Esther Chinwuko, to...

Photo Courtesy of Emma Carmody

SLU students globalize their learning at US foreign policy talk

Jacob Cunningham, Contributor April 3, 2019

Students had the opportunity to listen and ask questions at the ‘U.S. Foreign Policy Around the World’ talk held in the Busch Student Center Tuesday as part of Atlas Week. The event, with a panel...

Photo Courtesy of Emma Carmody.

De Klerk Appearance Sparks Controversy

Meredyth Staunch, Editor-in-Cheif February 14, 2019

Silence is oppression. By not speaking out against misogyny, white supremacy or racial segregation – to name a few – one perpetuates the stigma. Translated as “apartness,” the Afrikaan word apartheid...

The French don’t hate us, after all

Sara Brouillette April 14, 2010

When I talk to friends and family at home, they often ask me if I have found the French to be hostile toward Americans. Despite the stereotypes of the snobby American-hating Frenchman, the French people...

French relish quieter, finer aspects of life

Sara Brouillette March 24, 2010

I must admit, there are days here when I think to myself “Why can’t the French just do things the American way?” I often miss being in the United States, where stores are open 24/7, supermarkets...

France has a tradition of civic protests

Sara Brouillette February 17, 2010

Revolution gripped France more than 200 years ago, when ordinary citizens overthrew the monarchy to instate a society in which a person’s status was determined by work ethic instead of birth. Since then,...

All roads really do lead to Rome

Maria Caruso February 4, 2010

You’ve heard the myriad of clichés: “When in Rome, do as the Romans do,” “Rome wasn’t built in a day” and “all roads lead to Rome.” However, the longer I study in Rome, the more I realize...

All roads really do lead to Rome

Maria Caruso February 4, 2010

You've heard the myriad of clichés: "When in Rome, do as the Romans do," "Rome wasn't built in a day" and "all roads lead to Rome." However, the longer I study in Rome, the more I realize they are true. For...

Supermac’s is indispensable to Irish students

Doug Anstoetter January 28, 2010

Walking down one of the many pedestrian-friendly streets of Galway, Ireland on yet another chilly, overcast day, I noticed out of the corner of my eye a white plastic utensil. Initially, I thought it was...

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