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An Investment Unaffected By The Market: My Personal COVID-19 Experience & Perspective

An Investment Unaffected By The Market: My Personal COVID-19 Experience & Perspective

John Schaefer, Contributor March 17, 2020

Invest in optimism. After all, during the most trying of times, it’s often the only viable solution left. Without answers and lacking any real sense of direction, striving to keep a level head and broad...

SLU student first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in City of St. Louis

SLU student first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in City of St. Louis

Emma Carmody, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2020

16 March 8 p.m. At 7:43 p.m. on March 16, President Fred Pestello, P.hD. sent out an email announcing that the first the first confirmed positive case of COVID-19 in the City of St. Louis was a SLU...

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COVID Crowned A-10 Champ

Austin Glass, Contributor March 12, 2020

February 27: I received a phone call early in the evening. “What are you doing for spring break?” Obviously, I had no plans for my senior year spring break. “Do you want to go to Brooklyn for the...

A-10 Men’s Basketball Tournament Cancelled Amidst Growing Concern over Coronavirus

A-10 Men’s Basketball Tournament Cancelled Amidst Growing Concern over Coronavirus

Sam Glass, Sports Editor March 12, 2020

Another one bites the dust, as the Atlantic 10 announces the cancellation of the remainder of the A-10 Men’s Basketball Tournament. The A-10 joins the list of cancelled tournaments due to safety concerns...

SLU Suspends In-Person Classes in Reaction to COVID-19 Outbreak in St. Louis

SLU Suspends In-Person Classes in Reaction to COVID-19 Outbreak in St. Louis

Emma Carmody and Rebecca LiVigni March 10, 2020

13 March 1 p.m. An email from Fred Pestello, Ph.D. on Friday, March 13 at 12:34 p.m. informed students that remote learning will be extended through the end of the spring semester, including final exams. The...

How the Coronavirus Is Affecting the Global Market

How the Coronavirus Is Affecting the Global Market

Jordan Bailey, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

Whether or not the coronavirus escalates into a global pandemic, there is no doubt that the virus is already affecting the politics, economics and social constructs internationally. As governments continue...

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Study Abroad Students Sent Home Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Mikhail Faulconer, Staff Writer March 5, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus variety COVID-19 that began in Wuhan, China last year and has since spread globally is now affecting the ability of study abroad programs to run safely.  Although SLU has...

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Intolerance Exposed by Coronavirus Concerns

Riley Mack, News Editor February 20, 2020

Cases of bigotry on college campuses across the nation have flooded news headlines for the past month—unfortunately, SLU was not immune to this insensitivity.    At SLU, the growing concerns...

What to Know About the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

What to Know About the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

Rebecca LiVigni, Managing Editor February 7, 2020

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has dominated the global news cycle for the last month, with live updates provided daily from nearly every major news source. The first case was reported in December of 2019...

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