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B.o.B Headlining for VIBE Concert Sparks Controversy

B.o.B Headlining for VIBE Concert Sparks Controversy

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

April 14, 2019


Filed under Concert Reviews, News, SLU

Thursday, April 11, the Student Activities Board’s annual free student concert VIBE took place. The headliners this year were rapper B.o.B and pop singer Andy Grammer. B.o.B, or Bobby Ray Simmons, is known for more than his popular rap tunes. In recent years, the rapper has become known for his contro...

Demolition Projects Continue Campus Master Plan

Demolition Projects Continue Campus Master Plan

Jacob Cunningham, Contributor

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, SLU

While members of the SLU community have surely noticed the overnight disappearance of O’Brien Hall, the spell of demolitions on the North Campus is set to continue with the leveling of Pruellage Hall. These campus developments, while coming on rapidly, have actually been in the works for years. ...

Breaking Out of the Silence

Breaking Out of the Silence

Caroline Lipski, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, SLU

SLU is supporting sexual assault awareness month this April with a variety of events geared towards education and awareness of this widespread issue. Events kicked off last week and will last until the end of the month, with SLU’s Breaking Out Campaign particularly involved in these efforts. Since 2016, t...

Title IX changes on the verge of execution

Title IX changes on the verge of execution

Conor Dorn, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under News, SLU

As Sexual Assault Prevention month begins, Campus Recreation and Wellness has organized a number of events to raise awareness for victim support and campus resources for sexual assault prevention. On Wednesday, April 10, SLU’s Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity hosted a question and answer se...

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Sweeps SLU’s Campus

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Sweeps SLU’s Campus

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Featured News, News

The month of April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). During April, organizations hold programming and disperse information in order to raise awareness of the issue of sexual assault. Programming throughout the month seeks to educate communities about the importance of consent, and to educate peop...

Ideas Become Realities at 1818 Grant Showcase

Ideas Become Realities at 1818 Grant Showcase

Riley Mack, News Editor

April 10, 2019


Filed under Money, News, Resources

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...

New Zealand Vigil Unites SLU Community

New Zealand Vigil Unites SLU Community

Savanah Seyer, Staff Writer

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Religion

Last week the Muslim Students Association held a vigil in honor of the victims of the recent terrorist attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Muslim students in attendance were called to prayer at the beginning of the vigil, and non-Muslim guests were able to follow along with an Ar...

The ‘Face Mask’ that Feeds Prejudice

The ‘Face Mask’ that Feeds Prejudice

Meredyth Staunch and Translated by: Esther Chinwuko

April 3, 2019


Filed under Foreign Affairs, News

As part of Atlas Week, the University News Team wants to celebrate the different cultures on SLU's campus. In order to do this, we have invited the subject of this particular story, Esther Chinwuko, to translate and present it in her native language. Written in English by Meredyth Staunch: Sit...

Atlas Week Keynote: John Quiñones

Atlas Week Keynote: John Quiñones

Meredyth Staunch, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019


Filed under Featured News, News, Religion

Championed as the “face of doing the right thing” ABC news correspondent and current host of “What Would You Do?” John Quiñones knows what it is like to be on the wrong side of prejudicial remarks. He was raised in an impoverished family in Texas. His father was a janitor and dropped out of sc...

HIJAB AWARENESS DAY at SLU

HIJAB AWARENESS DAY at SLU

Tannock Blair, Associate News Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under News, Religion

In the midst of Atlas week this year was Hijab Awareness Day. The Muslim Students Association organized an event to mark the occasion, “Women’s Rights in Islam.” The discussion was introduced by Dr. Haifaa Younis, who was invited by the MSA to speak. The dialogue was mainly focused on the roots...

SLU students globalize their learning at US foreign policy talk

SLU students globalize their learning at US foreign policy talk

Jacob Cunningham, Contributor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Foreign Affairs, Government, News

Students had the opportunity to listen and ask questions at the ‘U.S. Foreign Policy Around the World’ talk held in the Busch Student Center Tuesday as part of Atlas Week. The event, with a panel of five professors from the political science department at SLU, aimed at highlighting key aspects of ...

The Food Fight Finally Ends

The Food Fight Finally Ends

Conor Dorn, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


Filed under News

Last October, The University News published an article, entitled “Food Fight! The Future of Griesedieck Dining Hall,” which covered the repurposing of the space which formerly housed the Griesedieck Dining Hall. Since then, SGA and other student-run organizations have worked tirelessly on behalf o...

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