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COVID-19 proves detrimental to NCAA budget

COVID-19 proves detrimental to NCAA budget

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor September 9, 2020

Most college sports fans look forward to the biggest event of every year, March Madness, with expectations of Cinderella stories and highlight reel buzzer beaters, but for the National Collegiate Athletics...

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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...

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The Pageant’s Pandemic

Daniel Bernas, Staff Writer May 17, 2020

On May 15, country-rock artist Travis McCready, lead singer of the band Bishop Gunn, is set to headline what is being branded as the first official social distancing concert in Arkansas. According to the...

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Even in the Midst of a Pandemic, Big Businesses Continue to Steal From the Small Ones

Conor Van Santen, Staff Writer May 7, 2020

As we’ve spent the last few weeks in our homes with our families, news from the outside world continues to flood our phones, TVs and the internet. Protests against stay-at-home orders, implications from...

Graphic by Grace Dunlavy

How the Coronavirus is Leading Us Into a Global Recession

Jordan Bailey, Staff Writer April 9, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to massively impact our world, it has become apparent just how much the global economy has been affected. With more and more businesses and nations shutting down,...

The Costs of Coronavirus

The Costs of Coronavirus

Klaudia Wachnik, Staff Writer April 2, 2020

According to the CDC, the first reported case of COVID-19, or coronavirus, in the United States was documented on Jan. 22, 2020. Since then, cases have risen dramatically. On March 30, the CDC reported...

Graphic by Grace Dunlavy.

SLU Community Remains Strong Amidst COVID-19

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor April 1, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the entire community at Saint Louis University has been affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 in dramatic and unprecedented ways. Students have left their dorm rooms and apartments,...

No, immigrants are not taking our jobs. Robots are.

No, immigrants are not taking our jobs. Robots are.

Conor Van Santen, Staff Writer March 4, 2020

 Andrew Yang, while never a particularly viable candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination, did run on a particularly unique platform. Politicians, distracted by the vicious anti-immigrant rhetoric...

Should We Put a Price on Nature? Evaluating America’s Economic System

Jordan Bailey, Staff Writer February 27, 2020

How much is the world worth? As you look at the current state of America’s economic system, it becomes very clear that the U.S. market structure has failed to create an economy that is centered around...

Graphic by Sam Glass. Photos Courtesy of Billiken Athletics and Jack Connaghan.

Billikens Give Back Challenge Promotes Annual Alumni Giving

Sam Glass, Sports Editor February 20, 2020

Billikens Give Back Challenge is underway! On Feb. 3, the annual Billikens Give Back Challenge started with a new set of lofty goals to engage Billiken Athletics alumni. The annual challenge is designed...

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SLU Named Among Top 9 Percent for Financial Aid

Seyoon Choi, Contributor January 23, 2020

Financing college is often one of the daunting tasks for students and their families. But according to a new LendU report, Saint Louis University ranks considerably high in the amount of financial aid...

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Sr. Catherine Mutindi Wins $1 Million Opus Prize

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor December 6, 2019

On Thursday, Nov. 21, SLU hosted the 2019 Opus Prize ceremony in the Center for Global Citizenship. Sister Catherine Mutindi was announced as the 2019 Opus Prize Laureate, winning $1 million for her charity,...

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