The University News

The President Getting Infected with COVID-19 is a National Embarrassment

The President Getting Infected with COVID-19 is a National Embarrassment

Steven Lum, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

On Sept. 26, 2020, America watched the President host a Rose Garden ceremony to officially announce the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court of the United States. Normally, the only...

Please Be My Friend

Penelope Gardner, Contributor October 7, 2020

On the first day of kindergarten, I made two new friends by simply sitting on the carpet with the people who had the coolest stuffed animals and asking if they wanted to be my best friends forever. It...

My Experience with COVID-19

My Experience with COVID-19

Conor Van Santen, Opinion Editor October 4, 2020

In mid-July, I decided to drive down from my family home in Chicago to St. Louis to visit a few of my friends from school. This decision would ultimately prove to be costly.  The day I was supposed to...

Worst time to have your period in America

Worst time to have your period in America

Penelope Gardner, Contributor September 30, 2020

Periods have never been enjoyable, but they have become even less so during the COVID-19 pandemic. While many Americans have been focused on finding toilet paper and hand sanitizer, many impoverished women...

Homelessness and COVID-19

Homelessness and COVID-19

Klaudia Wachnik, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

Long after a vaccine is rolled out and case numbers decline, the effects of the virus will linger in the lives of the homeless and economically disadvantaged. Individuals and families who are homeless,...

Isolation at SLU

Isolation at SLU

Abigail Hoffman, Contributor September 30, 2020

As COVID-19 casts its shadow over the school year, it is important to administer tests to prevent an outbreak of the virus on campus.  Because of this, many in the SLU community are wondering about...

A New Fall Welcome

A New Fall Welcome

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

Being a first-year college student usually comes with a certain amount of stress and excitement. During the year of a global pandemic, students are still stressed and excited, just for different reasons.   The...

Are You Still Committed?

Are You Still Committed?

Anh Nguyen, Staff Writer September 30, 2020

We are a month into the fall semester. We have been nasal swabbed, zoomed out in class (yes, I did it again), vigorously questioned and have experienced the emotional roller coaster of returning to college...

Save a life: be a snitch

Save a life: be a snitch

Penelope Gardner, Contributor September 30, 2020

For all my life, I have been a firm believer in the “snitches get stitches” idiom, but during a pandemic, this rule no longer applies. As long as college campuses are the COVID-19 hotspots of the country,...

Political Campaigns in the Age of COVID-19

Political Campaigns in the Age of COVID-19

Chloë Olliff, Contributor September 30, 2020

It seems like every advertisement, billboard and commercial describes life in the age of COVID-19 in the same way.  Big bold font will gloss over a McDonald’s ad: “We’re all in this together,”...

Health Advisory Dashboard

Health Advisory Dashboard

Brooke Kenworthy, Contributor September 20, 2020

With the threat of COVID-19 looming over college campuses, many schools are taking extraordinary measures to keep students safe and the virus in check. SLU has seen success in the first five weeks on campus,...

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...

Load more stories
The Student News Site of Saint Louis University
COVID-19