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Awards Ceremony Honors MLK’s Life & Legacy

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor January 22, 2020

Last Thursday, Jan. 16, SLU hosted its annual memorial tribute for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., honoring the life and legacy of King as well as those in the St. Louis area that exemplify King’s vision...

The Untold Stories of Xinjiang

The Untold Stories of Xinjiang

Jordan Bailey, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

In George Orwell’s dystopian novel 1984, he illustrates a society that has fallen victim to infinite warfare, ubiquitous government surveillance and propaganda. Although this fictitious story is merely...

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6 Hidden Architectural Gems in St. Louis

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer November 13, 2019

While some may babble on and on about the architecture of Chicago or New York, St. Louis has been keeping to itself the culturally rich stories told by our own buildings. From our beginnings as one of...

Pictured here is Peter Queen, the first child born to an enslaved couple in the Missouri Mission, circa 1905. (Photo Courtesy of the SHMR Project)

Confronting SLU’s History With Slavery

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor October 4, 2019

In 2016, SLU joined the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province (UCS) in launching an initiative to confront a joint history of involvement in the enslavement of African Americans that dates back to...

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The Exorcism that Haunts SLU 70 Years Later

Caroline Lipski, Staff Writer January 30, 2019

“If this happens to this kid, could it happen to us?" said John Waide, a 40 year historian and SLU alumus as he questioned the phenomenon that took place on SLU’s very own campus in 1949.   Even...

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