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How to Stay in Touch With the People You Miss While Still Social Distancing

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer April 10, 2020

When everyone is stuck inside their homes and practicing social distancing, you don’t get the opportunity to see the people you normally do on a regular basis. Whether it’s friends or families, it...

An Empty Heart: SLU After the Outbreak

An Empty Heart: SLU After the Outbreak

Jack Connaghan, Photo Editor April 10, 2020

Here at Saint Louis University, we often say we are “the heart of Saint Louis.” Physically, that description is correct: We are just about equidistant from the edges of the city and have easy access...

Bring Back Sports... Or at Least Track

Bring Back Sports… Or at Least Track

Sam Glass, Sports Editor April 10, 2020

Your throat gets dry and it’s hard to breath. You feel light headed and you start to sweat. Your body feels warm and you start to cough. Nope. You don’t have coronavirus, you just finished running...

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How the Coronavirus is Leading Us Into a Global Recession

Jordan Bailey, Staff Writer April 9, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to massively impact our world, it has become apparent just how much the global economy has been affected. With more and more businesses and nations shutting down,...

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Recent Album Releases Just In Time for Social Distancing

Sara Qalbani, Staff Writer April 7, 2020

In a time like this, one of the most simple ways to ease worry is to listen to some new music. Within the past month, artists have released new albums and singles seemingly in good timing for individuals...

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Finding Light in a Dark Place

Conor Van Santen, Staff Writer April 6, 2020

Amid all the bad news, gimmicky phrases (I’m looking at you, Dr. Pestello. What the heck is OneSLU?) and despair that surrounds us today, it can be easy to feel lost. Maybe you tripped on a rock while...

The Costs of Coronavirus

The Costs of Coronavirus

Klaudia Wachnik, Staff Writer April 2, 2020

According to the CDC, the first reported case of COVID-19, or coronavirus, in the United States was documented on Jan. 22, 2020. Since then, cases have risen dramatically. On March 30, the CDC reported...

How St. Louis Small Businesses Are Coping With the COVID-19 Pandemic— And What We Can Do to Support Them

How St. Louis Small Businesses Are Coping With the COVID-19 Pandemic— And What We Can Do to Support Them

Claire Battista, Arts Editor April 2, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a devastating impact on the U.S. economy, St. Louis small businesses are finding ways to make the most of these challenging and uncertain times. Restaurants and...

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SLU Community Remains Strong Amidst COVID-19

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor April 1, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the entire community at Saint Louis University has been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 in dramatic and unprecedented ways. Students have left their dorm rooms and apartments,...

Essential Employees: A Perspective

Essential Employees: A Perspective

Colin Thierry, Staff Writer April 1, 2020

Throughout the early stages of this COVID-19 pandemic, SLU has taken many measures to ensure the safety of its students and employees. This has included switching to fully remote online classes on Zoom...

What the COVID-19 Fiasco Abroad Can Teach Us About the Virus in the U.S.

What the COVID-19 Fiasco Abroad Can Teach Us About the Virus in the U.S.

Lexi Kayser, Staff Writer March 31, 2020

In a time when so many people are facing disappointment and cancellations (at the least), it’s difficult to talk about something as privileged as a study abroad experience. Thousands have died from the...

A Letter from the Editor

Emma Carmody, Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2020

The University News has strived to be the student voice of Saint Louis University in good times and bad for nearly 100 years. This year, we laid out three values that we would shape our goals around: community...

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