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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...

Are You Still Committed?

Are You Still Committed?

Anh Nguyen, Staff Writer September 20, 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...

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.
All of us can do better

All of us can do better

Steven Lum, Staff Writer September 14, 2020

I’m sure we all know that we’re in the worst pandemic in a century by this point. From masks and social distancing, to dried-out hands from compulsive hand washing, the pandemic has touched every aspect...

Zoom From Your Room. Whether You Like It or Not.

Zoom From Your Room. Whether You Like It or Not.

Anh Nguyen, Staff Writer September 10, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic reached national attention in March, universities across the country have scrambled to adopt online learning. The lives of students have been fundamentally transformed while...

Athletes abide by social restrictions to ensure campus and team safety

Athletes abide by social restrictions to ensure campus and team safety

Susie Seidel, Contributor September 8, 2020

On Aug. 7, three Louisville men’s soccer players were dismissed from the team following an outbreak of COVID-19 cases tracing back to a party they had thrown. For SLU men’s soccer player Mujeeb Murana,...

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...

Babble ‘Bout a Bubble

Babble ‘Bout a Bubble

John Lewis, Contributor September 8, 2020

I’m sure many of us played with bubbles growing up, but what about playing in a bubble? That just may be the case for the NCAA this spring.    With the cancellation of college football, schools...

Graphic by Grace Dunlavy

Saint Louis University Provides Stimulus for Students in Need

Colin Thierry, Staff Writer May 17, 2020

While many college students around the country were not directly provided with financial aid from the federal stimulus package known as the CARES Act, numerous universities around the country have been...

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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...

Should We Come Back?

Should We Come Back?

Conor Van Santen, Staff Writer May 17, 2020

Like anyone else, I’ve experienced my fair share of challenges during this pandemic.  The quality of my sleep has been pretty lackluster, my family drives me up a wall sometimes, and, most of all, I...

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