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Lifting As She Climbs

Lifting As She Climbs

Grant Mayfield, Identity Editor

February 20, 2018


Filed under Featured News, News

Dr. Angela Davis, one of the most influential and controversial racial justice advocates living today, spoke to a crowd in the Wool Ballroom in an event sponsored by the Black Student Alliance, the Cross Cultural Center and the Office of Diversity and Community Engagement.

Four Players Off Men’s Basketball Team

Four Players Off Men’s Basketball Team

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

Early on Tuesday, Feb. 13, the Office of the President sent out an email formalizing the end of the Title IX investigation that began after three women reported a sexual assault on Sept. 24 2017. As reported in local media, freshman guard Jordan Goodwin has been suspended for two months on the grounds...

Tennis Loses Home Opener

Tennis Loses Home Opener

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis

SLU Men’s Tennis kicked off their season Friday, Jan. 26 against Northern Illinois University. The Billikens had a rough time in Illinois, falling 7-0. Some hard-fought matches came from the road trip with senior Juan Calero narrowly falling to NIU’s Georg Lundkvist 7-6, 5-7, 10-2. The men continu...

Track Breaks Individual Records

Track Breaks Individual Records

Michael Treviño, Contributor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Track & Field, Sports, Women's Track & Field

Over the past two weeks, the Billikens have racked up podium finishes in each of their last four meets. The team has seen an upswing in performances by many members of both track and field teams with both personal and school records being bested. Jan. 26-27, the SLU track team competed at the Marshall Universi...

Men Continue Rally

Men Continue Rally

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

The Billikens continue to prove themselves in the A-10, posting wins over Dayton and Fordham and a road win at St. Joseph’s before falling to St. Bonaventure. A-10 rival Dayton came to Chaifetz Arena on Saturday, Jan. 27. The 75-65 win was the first for SLU since January of 2014. Dayton took ...

Women Win Three

Women Win Three

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Sports, Women's basketball

The Women’s Basketball team returned to Chaifetz Arena on Jan. 31 for an A-10 rematch against Fordham after a buzzer-beating overtime win over George Washington in the nation’s capital. For the second time in two games, the Billikens went into overtime and came out victorious. Following the doubl...

Drumbeats of the Movement: Celebrating Black Futures Month In Song

Drumbeats of the Movement: Celebrating Black Futures Month In Song

Noelle Janak, Contributor

February 8, 2018


Filed under Arts, Featured News

Black Futures Month, also known as Black History Month, grants us the opportunity every February to relish a little extra in our Blackness. During this twenty-eight-day-long party, we celebrate our lineage of resistance to white supremacy and imagine futures beyond the painful present. In this critic...

Track finds stars in hardship

Track finds stars in hardship

Michael Treviño, Contributor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Track & Field, Sports, Women's Track & Field

This past Saturday, the SLU track team competed at Eastern Illinois University’s John Craft Invitational. The team this year is looking strong and continues to improve as the season progresses. This weekend, both the men’s and women’s teams each earned fourth place overall in the competition with...

Tennis falls in Chicago friendlies

Tennis falls in Chicago friendlies

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Sports, Women's Tennis

The Saint Louis University Women’s Tennis team opened up their season last Friday, Jan. 19 and Saturday, Jan. 20 in Chicago against DePaul University and Northwestern University. The Billikens fell to both the Dibs and the Wildcats, 2-5 and 0-7 respectively.  The team travels to Purdue University ne...

Men learn on the road at Marine Corps Museum

Men learn on the road at Marine Corps Museum

Monica Ryan, Associate Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

This school year, multiple SLU athletic teams have spent time going through physical training and learning leadership skills from the United States Marine Corp. Student athletes have learned to push their bodies to the max and how to encourage their teammates to do the same by being a better leader. ...

Men catch fire

Men catch fire

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Men's Basketball, Sports

SLU Men’s Basketball caught fire when students returned to campus, posting wins against A-10 foes Duquesne and UMass before falling in a tight contest against VCU. The first game of the new semester brought Duquesne to Chaifetz Arena on Wednesday, Jan. 17. It was a night of records, with senior gu...

Women love Chaifetz

Women love Chaifetz

Erin McClelland and Sam Glass

January 30, 2018


Filed under Featured News, Sports, Women's basketball

The Saint Louis University Women’s Basketball team kicked off the return from Christmas break with an away game against Dayton on Sunday, Jan. 14. The Bills came in with everything to prove in the A-10 semifinal rematch from last season that saw the Bills fall narrowly at 75-65. The Billikens fought ...

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