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Provost Announces Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

Provost Announces Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

October 15, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, SLU’s Provost Office announced the revised spring 2021 academic calendar. The spring semester will now begi...

Chalk the Talk, Walk the Walk

Chalk the Talk, Walk the Walk

October 6, 2020

“No officer was…” Ashlee Lambert, SLU graduate student, began to write on the clock tower of North Campus the morning of ...

SLU’s “Black Lives Matter” Messages on the Clock Tower Vandalized Overnight

SLU’s “Black Lives Matter” Messages on the Clock Tower Vandalized Overnight

September 25, 2020

“If y’all want to chant, we can sit here and chant all fucking day,” said Ashlee Lambert, a Saint Louis University gradua...

SAM: Everyone’s Friend

SAM: Everyone’s Friend

September 22, 2020

Sexual assault. Those who have survived it know just how devastating such an experience can be, yet it occurs daily on college ca...

Department of Education Title IX Policy Changes To Take Effect

Department of Education Title IX Policy Changes To Take Effect

September 14, 2020

In early May, the U.S Department of Education (DOE) released its Final Title IX Rule, a set of documents outlining regulations...

Students gather around the clock tower as Jesuit Speakers, Billy Crichley-Menor and Ángel Flores talk and answer questions about racism.

#Scholar Strike on SLU’s Campus

September 10, 2020

Students and faculty gathered near the clock tower to raise awareness and educate on the topics of racism and inequality on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Photo by Andrea Porter

Shake Up in the College of Arts and Sciences

September 3, 2020

In a recently released preliminary report from a College of Arts and Sciences’ task force, it is recommended that the oldest ...

Graphic by Grace Dunlavy

Saint Louis University Provides Stimulus for Students in Need

May 17, 2020

While many college students around the country were not directly provided with financial aid from the federal stimulus package kn...

Graphic by Ashlee Kothenbeutel

SLU Professor Renounces Endowed Chair in Protest

April 22, 2020

Last month, David Rapach, Ph.D, previously the John Simon Endowed Chair in Economics, renounced his chairship in protest of per...

Visualizing the Numbers of COVID-19 in Missouri

Visualizing the Numbers of COVID-19 in Missouri

April 16, 2020

Each day, the news is bombarded with numbers: 6 feet apart, no more than 10 people at social gatherings, hundreds and thousands of cases and deaths. These numbers may seem hard to conceptualize or even meaningless when looked at alone, but when visualized, they create a trend that only ensures what is being said on the news: we are in unprecedented times. It is everyone’s responsibility to practice the precautions necessary to reduce risk of exposure and to flatten the curve. 

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 engagement, representation and consistency. In light of recent events, we will continue to strive toward these goals more than ever. While we ...

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

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 fi...

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