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Graduate Students bound for SLU Denied Entry, Barred for Five Years

Lauren Hutchens, News Editor September 28, 2023

Twenty-one graduate students from India – approximately 15 meant to attend Saint Louis University – were denied entry after being stopped by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for visa-related...

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SLU Hospital Nurses Give Notice for One-Day Strike

Sky Carroll, Contributor September 15, 2023

On Sept. 15, Saint Louis University Hospital nurses gave notice to the hospital that they will hold a one-day strike on Sept. 25 from 7 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. on Sept. 26 according to a press release from National...

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SLU Hospital Nurses Vote to Authorize Strike Amid Lack of Contract and Staff shortages

Sky Carroll, Contributor September 15, 2023

After voting to authorize a strike over Labor Day weekend, Saint Louis University Hospital nurses have yet to reach an agreement regarding a new contract with SSM Health. SLU Hospital nurses’ previous...

Christopher Perry sits on the steps of St. Louis City Hall (Photo by Gabrielle Chiodo)

Homeless Encampment at St. Louis City Hall

MC Pavlick and Gabrielle Chiodo September 13, 2023

On Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2023, tents populated near the steps of St. Louis City Hall. The people inside these tents claim this encampment is a deliberate protest of the city’s lack of comprehensive...

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The Persistent Disparities in Black Maternal Health and the Role of Doulas in Advocacy and Support

Aman Rahman, Arts and Life Editor May 5, 2023

The United States experiences the highest rates of maternal mortality and illness among developed nations, disproportionately impacting Black women and birthing people. Missouri is no exception, with racial...

A Holy Month of Fasting: How DineSLU Partnered With the Muslim Student Association During Ramadan

Maram Lemnifi, Contributor May 1, 2023

DineSLU and the Muslim Student Association (MSA) partnered up for the first time this year to create a new meal service for its practicing Muslims. To accommodate students who would be fasting throughout...

Freshman Sahar Hussaini speaks at an Atlas Week event on April 18 about supporting Afghani women. (Harsirat Kaur/ The University News)

Supporting Afghani Women Should be a Priority for All, Student Says in Atlas Week Event

Harsirat Kaur, Contributor April 27, 2023

“I wanted to start my own business in Afghanistan but now I can’t anymore because of the state of the country for women,” shared Sahar Hussaini at an Atlas Week event about Afghanistan. Atlas...

Atlas Week Features Panel on the Genocide Denial of the Bosnian War

Juliette Callahan, Copy Editor April 26, 2023

On Thursday, April 20, Saint Louis University held “The Fight Against Genocide Denial and the Preservation of Memory in Bosnia and Herzegovina” panel led by Patrick McCarthy, Director of the Medical...

Can Students Alleviate Food Insecurity?

Kavya Harish, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

“I was starving until you guys came,” a Midtown 300 resident tearfully said during a Campus Kitchen delivery shift. “I was sitting in my apartment, my fridge empty and it felt like there was a hole...

(MC Pavlick / The University News)

Our Incoming Editor in Chief Named Truman Scholar!

MC Pavlick, Staff Writer April 26, 2023

Each year, the Truman Scholarship Foundation selects 55 to 65 Scholars to receive up to $30,000 toward graduate or professional school and unique opportunities for internships and employment in the public...

(Ulaa Kuziez / The University News)

International students’ experiences at SLU

Harsirat Kaur, Contributor April 26, 2023

The building that draws the most attention at Saint Louis University is the Center for Global Citizenship with flags representing dozens of different countries waving at all times. It is an indicator that...

Michele Norris speaks at the Busch Student Center on April 4. (Mark Burbridge/ The University News)

Award-winning journalist and Race-Card Project founder Michele Norris delivers speech

Mark Burbridge, Arts & Life Editor April 11, 2023

Michele Norris, award-winning journalist and founder of the Race Card Project, delivered a keynote speech in the Saint Louis Room of the Busch Student Center on April 4. Norris, who has worked in the journalism...

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