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Tishaura Jones Makes History

Zoë Butler, Staff Writer May 1, 2021

St. Louis native Tishaura Jones made history on April 7 by being elected as the city’s first Black female mayor. Jones is a self-described progressive who has worked as a Democratic Committeewoman,...

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City Foundry STL Opening in Sight

Klaudia Wachnik, Staff Writer May 1, 2021

City Foundry STL, a 14-acre plot that is set to become a Midtown hub and public market, has been an object of interest for the SLU community since the announcement of its transformation in the summer...

SLU Course Creates Pandemic Time Capsule

Diana Jakovcevic, Staff Writer May 1, 2021

As the SLU community finishes up the spring semester and looks ahead to fall, emotions are mixed. Some hold a sense of optimism and hope about things to come, including graduation and the possibility...

Portfolio Review Nears Conclusion, 40 Programs to be Cut

Portfolio Review Nears Conclusion, 40 Programs to be Cut

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor May 1, 2021

On April 12, Provost Michael Lewis, Ph.D sent an email update regarding the ongoing Academic Portfolio Review (APR), which announced that 40 programs are to be closed, including 29 undergraduate and...

All the Pomp, Despite the Challenging Circumstance

All the Pomp, Despite the Challenging Circumstance

Riley Mack, News Editor May 1, 2021

In light of the current pandemic, Saint Louis University administration announced that changes will be made to the traditional graduation ceremony for the class of 2021. When the wrought-iron gates of...

The Future of Vaccines at SLU: An Unanswered Question

The Future of Vaccines at SLU: An Unanswered Question

Martin Sharpe, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Although many countries continue to struggle with the spread of COVID-19, rising case counts and vaccine shortages, the United States and other nations are beginning to see somewhat of a return to normalcy.  As...

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Rev. Nontombi Naomi Tutu Gives 21st Atlas Keynote Address

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor April 21, 2021

On Friday, April 16, the Rev. Nontombi Naomi Tutu capped off Atlas Week with her keynote address at the Twenty-First Annual Atlas Week Signature Symposium. Throughout the week of April 12-16, the Atlas...

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African-American Studies to Become a Department

Klaudia Wachnik, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

A longtime in the making, African-American Studies is finally becoming a department at Saint Louis University, and is set to get full department status by the fall 2021 semester.  Many in the...

Stop the Hate Vigil Calls for Change

Stop the Hate Vigil Calls for Change

Zoë Butler, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

Soi Lee, a junior at SLU, woke up Thursday morning too upset to make it to class. It was March 18—the heart of midterms and two days after a white male shot up three different Asian spas in the Atlanta...

Vaccine at SLU: Where Are We Now?

Vaccine at SLU: Where Are We Now?

Mark Burbridge, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

On March 5, Saint Louis University issued a message to notify all students and staff that the University had acquired more doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine by way of the Missouri National Guard....

The Bandana Project Comes to SLU

The Bandana Project Comes to SLU

Martin Sharpe, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

March 2021 is just over a year since the first confirmed COVID-19 death struck the United States. Since then, life has become drastically different; classes are either partially or completely online,...

SGA Election Results Announced

Conor Dorn, Associate News Editor March 12, 2021

Today the polls officially opened for the 2021 SGA elections to decide candidates for the 2021-2022 term, and the results were announced Thursday night.  At the top of the ballot, SGA president,...

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