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SLU Alum Manages NASA’s Successful Mars Mission

SLU Alum Manages NASA’s Successful Mars Mission

December 6, 2018

On Monday, NASA’s InSight robotic lander made contact with the rocky red ground of Mars’ surface. The event went somewhat viral after a St. Louis-born engineer involved in the landing was filmed celebrating...

Tragedy Befalls SLU Graduate Nursing Student

Tragedy Befalls SLU Graduate Nursing Student

December 6, 2018

A St.Charles County mother was on her way to work an extra shift at SLU Hospital when she was killed in a car accident on Nov. 24, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Thirty-one-year-old nurse...

New Interim VP for Enrollment Announced

New Interim VP for Enrollment Announced

November 29, 2018

In an email sent to the SLU community earlier this month, President Fred Pestello introduced Kathleen Davis as the Interim Vice President for Enrollment and Retention Management (ERM). Davis was hired...

Billiken Men Split East Coast Road Trip,  Continue Unbeaten Streak at Home

Billiken Men Split East Coast Road Trip, Continue Unbeaten Streak at Home

November 29, 2018

When the Billikens left St. Louis for their first road trip of the early season, they knew they would be facing their largest and first real challenge of the year. A road matchup at Seton Hall in Newark,...

Farewell to a Compassionate Face of SLU

Farewell to a Compassionate Face of SLU

November 29, 2018

Annie Neidel, Ph.D., program manager of the Honors Program, passed away on Nov. 15 at the age of 41 due to breast cancer. How- ever, her legacy at SLU will live on with every student and coworker that...

Polarized Communities come Together for Election Watch Party

Polarized Communities come Together for Election Watch Party

November 15, 2018

Held the evening of the midterm elections, the Political Science department invited all SLU students to watch the national election results all evening. The department supplied pizza and drinks for all...

18 SLU Groups Awarded 1,800 Dollars

18 SLU Groups Awarded 1,800 Dollars

November 15, 2018

Last year, the Center for Community Engagement and Service announced that the end of Make A Difference Day was upon us. As SLU students mourned the loss of the beloved day, the Center wasted no time to...

Donated Bodies Honored at Interfaith Service

Donated Bodies Honored at Interfaith Service

November 15, 2018

On Friday, Nov. 9th, students at SLU’s School of Medicine and Allied Health programs participated in an interfaith memorial ceremony honoring those who donated their bodies to SLU via the Gift Body ...

Reluctant Hero: Cameron Kasky Visits SLU

Reluctant Hero: Cameron Kasky Visits SLU

November 14, 2018

High school student Cameron Kasky is no stranger to the limelight. The Parkland, Florida firebrand gained national attention in February 2018 after he said enough was enough following the deadliest high...

Veteran Speaks the Unspoken: PTSD

Veteran Speaks the Unspoken: PTSD

November 4, 2018

Satterly was a key speaker in the celebration of the Mental Health Summit Initiative on campus. The event consisted of Satterly speaking on his experiences in the military and the struggles he faced regarding...

BIDEN Rallies Support for MCCASKILL

BIDEN Rallies Support for MCCASKILL

November 1, 2018

A regal American flag hung from a fire truck to signal that the former vice president of the United States, Joe Biden, was at the Machinists’ District 9 office to campaign for Sen. Claire McCaskill....

“My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me”

“My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me”

November 1, 2018

“I will put away the microphone and I want you to look at me,” she said, as she walked in front of the audience. A silence fell as everyone looked at the woman on the stage. “You probably would not...

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