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SLU Chess Looks Ahead to Final Four

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Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

The SLU chess team finished 2019 with a string of high finishes in recent tournaments. They now look forward to the President's Cup, or “Final Four,” the collegiate national championship of chess in early April.  After taking the Midwest Collegiate Chess and Blitz Championships in October, the t...

Esports Unveils State-of-the-Art Game Room

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Colin Thierry, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Esports is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Since 2015, around 125 universities have created varsity esports programs, and this year, SLU has joined the trend. SLU has started to recruit students for a varsity esports team that initially will compete in two games: Overwatch and League...

SLU Chess: Best in the Midwest

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Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor

October 31, 2019

Earlier this month, the SLU chess team continued their hot streak as they competed at the Midwest Collegiate Chess Championship at the University of Missouri. Held from Oct. 6 to 8, SLU’s chess team was met with tough competition from Washington University and Mizzou, all three teams fielding their ...

On Thin Ice? A spotlight on SLU club hockey

Over two decades after SLU ice hockey was moved from a varsity sport to a club team, they are still going strong and continue to put together successful seasons.  The club gives hockey players the opportunity to still play at a high level while attending SLU. Photo Courtesy of SLU Billikens Ice Hockey.

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

It is no secret that St. Louisans are huge hockey (Blues) fans. In a city where folks “bleed blue” hockey is ingrained in the culture. So then where is the collegiate hockey? There is actually a lot of college hockey in the St. Louis area, just not at the NCAA D1 level. In the 1970s SLU ha...

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