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Trump’s Treatment of the Media

Trump’s Treatment of the Media

Lexi Kayser, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

When I tell people that I’m a journalism major, one of the statements I get most often is, “Well, you have to be an honest reporter, you know. We need more of those. No more of this ‘fake news.’”   I laugh along nod, and promise to do my best to find and tell the truth. But such...

Esports Unveils State-of-the-Art Game Room

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Colin Thierry, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Esports is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Since 2015, around 125 universities have created varsity esports programs, and this year, SLU has joined the trend. SLU has started to recruit students for a varsity esports team that initially will compete in two games: Overwatch and League...

Technology, Social Media and Connection

Technology, Social Media and Connection

Lenya Goda, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

At the start of the semester, my creative writing professor challenged our class to put aside all technology three times a week for 10 to 15 minutes until midterms. He wanted us to just exist in the space we were in without the distraction of technology, social media and music. At first, I made many ex...

Where is the Factual and Reliable Information?

Where is the Factual and Reliable Information?

Jeremiah Kirsch, Contributor

September 19, 2019

Editors Note: Due to delays with the vendor contract, the implementation of the Billiken Readership Program was delayed this academic year, but resumed on Monday, Sept. 16th.   I use Twitter to stay up to date on current events and news. There, I said it. An unbiased, unopinionated and unmonit...

Lollapalooza 2018 has international flair

Lollapalooza 2018 has international flair

Mary Adcock, Staff Writer

August 21, 2018

Four days. 400,000 people. On Aug. 2-5, Chicago’s Grant Park overflowed with sounds and strangers in its 27th year. The festival began in 1991 as a farewell to the Jane’s Addiction vocalist, Perry Farrell, who had a stage named after him at the festival. Although it began as an alternative rock fe...

Trump’s Arrival in St. Charles Sparks Protests

Police officers lined the street, separating pro and anti-Trump parties.

Meredyth Staunch, Managing Editor

November 30, 2017

Three hours prior to President Trump’s speech at 2:20 p.m. on Wednesday at the St. Charles Convention Center, protestors and supporters gathered outside the building where the president was to speak on the Republican tax plan. Exchanging chants, the parties were either heard shouting, “Make America...

USports Special Ed. NFL Draft Podcast

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May 3, 2012

USports NFL Draft Podcast This week features a special breakdown of the NFL draft and what it means for the upcoming NFL season. How did your favorite team fair? Stay tuned and find out!...

USports Podcast ed. 2

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April 25, 2012

USports podcast ed. 2

Usports Podcast 1

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April 18, 2012

Usports Podcast Ed. 1 Welcome to the first edition of Usports Podcast. This will be a weekly discussion about all things sports. Covering everything that happens around SLU’s campus to professional teams. This week features guest Tom Seminism who will battle with our hosts over NBA matchups and h...

Uminute 5

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March 1, 2012

This week brings a close to SGA elections with the Limitless party sweeping the election. SLU triumphed over Xavier, and the demolition of the Pevely building makes way for a better future. Bringing you all the information you need before you have time to read. Thanks for tuning in, and we hope to se...

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