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HRL Retracts Controversial Statement Regarding Student Worker’s Right to Protest

HRL Retracts Controversial Statement Regarding Student Worker’s Right to Protest

Brooke Kenworthy, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

As protests and acts of support for the Black Lives Matter movement spread through college campuses, many universities have been challenged to foster an environment that both promotes social justice and...

The Financial Aftermath of COVID-19 at SLU

The Financial Aftermath of COVID-19 at SLU

Brooke Kenworthy, Staff Writer October 27, 2020

The spread of COVID-19 brought both social and financial turmoil to many aspects of everyday life. The phrase “the new normal” is both heard and seen everywhere, but there are also shifts going unnoticed—businesses...

Provost Announces Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

Provost Announces Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

Claire Battista, Managing Editor October 15, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, SLU’s Provost Office announced the revised spring 2021 academic calendar. The spring semester will now begin on Thursday, January 28, with days off on Wednesday, February 17,...

Chalk the Talk, Walk the Walk

Chalk the Talk, Walk the Walk

Morgan McKenny, Contributor October 6, 2020

“No officer was…” Ashlee Lambert, SLU graduate student, began to write on the clock tower of North Campus the morning of September 24 with chalk.  When she took her chalk away from the clock...

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

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

Riley Mack, News Editor 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 graduate student, who was thrust into a leadership position of a protest on campus...

SAM: Everyone’s Friend

SAM: Everyone’s Friend

Martin Sharpe, Contributor 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 campuses across the country. According to the U.S. Department of Health and...

Department of Education Title IX Policy Changes To Take Effect

Department of Education Title IX Policy Changes To Take Effect

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor 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 concerning campus sexual harassment and sexual assault. The Rule is a finalization...

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

Lenya Goda, Staff Writer 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

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...

Graphic by Grace Dunlavy

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...

Graphic by Ashlee Kothenbeutel

SLU Professor Renounces Endowed Chair in Protest

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor April 22, 2020

Last month, David Rapach, Ph.D, previously the John Simon Endowed Chair in Economics, renounced his chairship in protest of perceived violations of academic norms surrounding the $50-million-dollar donation...

Visualizing the Numbers of COVID-19 in Missouri

Visualizing the Numbers of COVID-19 in Missouri

Rebecca LiVigni, Managing Editor 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. 
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