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SLU’s Latest Budget Cuts Show that the First isn’t Always the Deepest

SLU’s Latest Budget Cuts Show that the First isn’t Always the Deepest

Tannock Blair, Associate News Editor

May 2, 2019


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At the beginning of April, all of SLU’s deans were issued budget cuts by the provost, Chet Gillis. The college of arts and sciences was issued the biggest number, that of $4.1 million. In addition to $1.6 million that the college still has left in “academic reinvention” that they have to complete in s...

Ideas Become Realities at 1818 Grant Showcase

Ideas Become Realities at 1818 Grant Showcase

Riley Mack, News Editor

April 10, 2019


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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 beginning a new project – the 1818 Grant Program.   In honor of SLU’s bicentennial year...

Admissions Scandal Shocks the Nation

Admissions Scandal Shocks the Nation

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

March 20, 2019


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Over the last few weeks, a scandal like none before has rocked the world of higher education. Over 50 people, including some famous celebrities, were charged by the FBI with fraud after they participated in a scheme to bribe university officials into accepting their children, who did not meet the qualificat...

Increasing Gas Prices Appear To Be in Full Throttle

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March 7, 2012


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The first thing that I see right after I wake up in the morning is the price of gasoline, and ever since the school year started, the prices ricochet up and down to extremes. I even remember waking up one morning and seeing the price the Shell station on Grand having dipped slightly under $3 a gallon...

Instead of Blessings, Italy Wants Church’s Cash

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February 23, 2012


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I wonder how awkward it would be for the apostle Matthew to collect taxes from Jesus.  If it were me, I would feel uncomfortable taking money from the man who has the potential to determine my eternal outcome.  Do you suppose Saint Matthew let Jesus' taxes slide?  But then again, Matthew would be...

Where Stimulus Package Dollars Go Is No Ancient Chinese Secret

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February 13, 2012


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1849 was a great year in American history. Before, few pioneers quit their jobs in the east and pursued the American dream of owning their own land. Then, James Marshall uttered the word “gold,” and soon enough, everyone was moving west. Everyone was looking towards California to strike it rich,...

“Halftime in America”: Take my hand and we’ll make it, I swear

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February 9, 2012


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Its halftime! The bowl of nachos is half gone, the wings are nearing dangerously low levels, and I don’t think I can drink another soda. This would be a great time to check the ole FB page to look at all of the comments from the “greatest coaches”…the fans. I then hear the voice of what I...

Investors “Like” Facebook Becoming Public

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February 9, 2012


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Everyone has that one friend on Facebook who posts worthless statuses, which we all could do without reading. Soon, all those shenanigans are going to change. Unfortunately, I do not mean that Facebook is prohibiting the posting of worthless statuses. Instead, John Doe's status, “OMG its raining,”...

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