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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...

How should the university respond to #ScholarStrike?

How should the university respond to #ScholarStrike?

Steven Lum, Contributor September 30, 2020

It’s been a summer of widespread social unrest, soul searching and reckoning with our country’s ugly past and its legacy. None of us are responsible for the past. Will this country ever be perfect?...

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...

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...

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...

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Shake Up in the College of Arts and Sciences

Andrew Brophy, Contributor September 3, 2020

In a recently released preliminary report from a College of Arts and Sciences’ task force, it is recommended that the oldest college on campus become two separate entities in order to better accommodate...

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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...

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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SLU 101 Going Virtual

Colin Thierry, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

SLU 101, the summer orientation program for incoming students, is just around the corner as the end of the spring semester nears. After countless cancellations of on-campus activities because of the pandemic,...

The Effect of Covid-19 from a Biochemistry Senior’s Perspective

The Effect of Covid-19 from a Biochemistry Senior’s Perspective

Arjun Bagai, Contributor April 15, 2020

2020 has been an eventful year as we kick off the new decade. One month ago, I was living on campus and taking classes, participating in extracurriculars and hanging out with my friends. Today, I am sitting...

Common Core Curriculum Approved

Common Core Curriculum Approved

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor April 6, 2020

On March 25, the Interim Provost Chester Gillis, Ph.D., announced to the SLU community that the university-wide core curriculum was officially approved by all SLU colleges and schools. The vote represents...

A Perspective on the Common Core

A Perspective on the Common Core

Rubén Rosario Rodríguez, Contributor February 27, 2020

Dear Editors,       I am writing at the request of several colleagues in the humanities at Saint Louis University, specifically colleagues in the departments of philosophy, theology and history,...

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