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

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

Carter Chapley, Sports Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

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, New Jersey and a neutral site battle against the University of Pittsburgh at the Barclay Center...

Farewell to a Compassionate Face of SLU

Farewell to a Compassionate Face of SLU

Nadia Sirajuddin, Contributor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

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 she has touched. Talking with students and coworkers, it’s clear that one cannot talk about the...

Polarized Communities come Together for Election Watch Party

Polarized Communities come Together for Election Watch Party

Savannah Seyer, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

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 attendees. Students sat at tables or in the bleachers in the back of the CGC and watched CNN on the...

18 SLU Groups Awarded 1,800 Dollars

18 SLU Groups Awarded 1,800 Dollars

Riley Mack, News Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

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 begin a new project – the 1818 Grant Program. The 1818 Program “is a way to empower students...

Donated Bodies Honored at Interfaith Service

Donated Bodies Honored at Interfaith Service

Kirti Veeramachaneni, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

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 Program, that representing all faiths within the medical class. The service was held at the St. Fr...

Reluctant Hero: Cameron Kasky Visits SLU

Reluctant Hero: Cameron Kasky Visits SLU

Meredyth Staunch, Editor in Chief

November 14, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

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 school shooting in the U.S., surpassing the Columbine High School massacre in 1999. Proliferated...

Veteran Speaks the Unspoken: PTSD

Veteran Speaks the Unspoken: PTSD

Kirti Veeramachaneni, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


Filed under Featured News

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 his mental health after adjusting to life back home. Satterly is a decorated veteran who...

BIDEN Rallies Support for MCCASKILL

BIDEN Rallies Support for MCCASKILL

Monica Ryan, Managing Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

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. People driving by on St. Charles Rock Road could tell that the Get Out the vote rally, in support of...

“My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me”

“My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me”

Riley Mack, News Editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

“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 think that I am German. Or that I am the granddaughter of a Nazi.” On Oct. 25, New York Times...

Coming Soon to the CGC: Election Watch Party

Coming Soon to the CGC: Election Watch Party

Meredyth Staunch, Editor in Chief

October 31, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

Veteran Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill is fighting to retain her political standing in the Nov. 6 midterm election. The traditionally red state, which encountered a Republican sweep at every level of government during the 2016 election, contains two statewide Democratic officials – McCaskill is  on...

Proudly Kicking Down Closet Doors

Proudly Kicking Down Closet Doors

Meredyth Staunch, Editor in Chief

October 24, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

Pride is a monosyllabic word, but its meaning is far from one dimensional. One can feel complete gratification through pride. Pride can also be manifested as a sense of fulfillment after completing a difficult task. However, on Oct. 11, pride specifically encompassed self-confidence and identity as Saint Louis Uni...

Finding Community in Painting

Finding Community in Painting

Rebecca Livigni, Design Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

As I walk into my former biology classroom, colorful Indian music paints the air. Students fill seats surrounded by plates full of pigmented splotches of red, blue and yellow. President of Hindu Students Community, Neej Patel, sits upfront speaking over a doc cam instructing students on their current proje...

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