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Soccer or Physical Therapy: Alli Klug and NWSL Draft

Soccer or Physical Therapy: Alli Klug and NWSL Draft

Mishal Mustaque, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Senior defender Alli Klug faced a tough choice. Continue down the PT program or chase the soccer dream? After the end of the season for the women’s soccer team at SLU, in which Klug played an ever-important part, she was left wondering what her future held. Having helped SLU to the first round o...

SLU Study: Indian Fruit Shows Promise As Cancer Fighter

SLU Study: Indian Fruit Shows Promise As Cancer Fighter

Leah George, Staff Writer

January 22, 2020

SLU researcher Dr. Ratna Ray recently completed work on the effects of a popular Indian fruit called bitter melon. Ray’s work suggests that the bitter melon has the potential to delay the growth of cancer cells and tumors. The bitter fruit is an example of a natural treatment, and Ray hopes that p...

Ministry Transcends Border in El Paso

Ministry Transcends Border in El Paso

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor

November 25, 2019

For the past twenty-two years, three dioceses of El Paso, Las Cruces and Ciudad Juarez—all situated around the U.S-Mexico border—have hosted an annual border mass in El Paso, Texas in a show of international unity, peace and solidarity.    This year, a contingent of SLU students and faculty, sp...

SLU Shows Appreciation for Staff Members in Annual Cannonball Picnic

SLU Shows Appreciation for Staff Members in Annual Cannonball Picnic

Colin Thierry, Staff Writer

October 31, 2019

On Tuesday October 22 SLU held its annual Cannonball Staff Appreciation Picnic on the Quad by DuBourg Hall. Employees received a free lunch of hot dogs, cupcakes, and lemonade as a token of appreciation by the University for all of their hard work. Sr. Virginia Herbers, ASCJ, of the Office of Mission ...

St. Louis Literary Award Honors Edwidge Danticat

St. Louis Literary Award Honors Edwidge Danticat

Sarah Steen, Copy Editor

October 31, 2019

On the evening of Oct. 24, at the Sheldon Concert Hall, acclaimed Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat accepted the 52nd St. Louis Literary Award from the Saint Louis University Library Associates. This honor has been awarded to many distinguished recipients, including Stephen Sondheim and Margaret A...

Deaf Culture is Not a Rip-Off

Deaf Culture is Not a Rip-Off

Lenya Goda, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

  Last semester, I met with my academic advisor about my classes for the fall. When asked what language class I wanted to take for my core requirements, I replied, American Sign Language. My academic advisor informed me that it wasn’t technically a language class, so unless we could get special ...

Keep the Core Jesuit

Keep the Core Jesuit

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor

October 30, 2019

Three years ago, the University Undergraduate Core Committee began work on a new core curriculum, which the SLU community saw in proposal form earlier this month. From the outset, the UUCC was ostensibly committed to preserving SLU’s Jesuit identity and mission. The first Core Student Learning Out...

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