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Women Win Three

Women Win Three

Erin McClelland, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

The Making of a Movement: Second Annual St. Louis Women’s March

The Making of a Movement: Second Annual St. Louis Women’s March

January 30, 2018

On January 20, thousands of people participated in the second annual Women’s March in St. Louis. The March was held a year after the first Women’s March on Washington D.C., took place last year after the inauguration of President Donald Trump. Marches were held in numerous cities across the Unit...

New Men’s Soccer head coach selected

New Men’s Soccer head coach selected

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 29, 2018

It’s a homecoming for new head coach of SLU Men’s Soccer. Kevin Kalish, a SLU alumnus, was introduced as the seventh head coach of SLU Men’s Soccer at Chaifetz Arena on Monday, Jan. 22. Kalish wore the blue and white in 1997 and 1998, also serving as an assistant coach for the Billikens in 1999...

Men drop another close fight

Men drop another close fight

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 16, 2018

Despite a career-high 27 points from senior guard Davell Roby, SLU Men’s Basketball just couldn’t pull off a win at George Mason on Saturday, Jan. 13. The Billikens fell 86-81. SLU led throughout the bulk of the first half, leading by as much as 10 points. The Patriots struck back with a quick...

Men drop close battle at home

Men drop close battle at home

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 11, 2018

SLU Men’s Basketball battled back from a nine-point deficit in the first half, but just couldn’t hold on the final minute of a contest against A-10 foe Rhode Island. The Billikens lost to the Rams on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at Chaifetz Arena, with a final score of 72-65. The early minutes of the first half were clo...

Men rally for first A-10 win

Men rally for first A-10 win

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

January 7, 2018

SLU Men’s Basketball trailed by as much as 10 points early in the second half, before a late rally in a 69-62 rout of conference foe Richmond on Saturday, Jan. 6, at Chaifetz Arena. The Billikens’ offense was cold throughout the bulk of the first half, but a couple of small runs early in the ha...

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