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Car Theft Surges Nationwide, Including at SLU

Brian Guerin, Contributor November 24, 2021

On Sept. 13, SLU sophomore and Marchetti resident Noah Hanson was heading to his car when he saw something unusual.  “I noticed that the papers from my glove box had been thrown on the seats...

Target to Come to Midtown in 2023

Target to Come to Midtown in 2023

Ulaa Kuziez, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

The Saint Louis-based real estate company, Pier Property Group, announced on Oct. 28 that an urban-style Target will be part of the $60 million mixed-use apartment building in Midtown. The Edwin, as this...

COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Available to All Students

COVID-19 Booster Shots Now Available to All Students

Abhinav Vayyeti, Contributor November 18, 2021

SLU students, faculty and staff are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 booster vaccine. The criteria for receiving the vaccine include being 65 years or older, 18 years or older and having an underlying...

SLU Community Navigates the Limits of Civil Discourse

SLU Community Navigates the Limits of Civil Discourse

Zoë Butler and Gabby Chiodo November 18, 2021

Editor's note: The initial article quoted Marquis Govan that SLU's Office of Student Responsibility and Community Standards had not reached out regarding his report; in fact, OSRCS had reached out to...

Girls, Period at SLU: Promoting Conversation Around Women’s Health

Girls, Period at SLU: Promoting Conversation Around Women’s Health

Morgan Hausback, Staff Writer November 18, 2021

Last month, a Zoom call with Dr. Jocelyn Fitzgerald, a female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgeon and urogynecologist, kicked off the events of a rising Saint Louis University student group: Girls,...

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Thanksgiving at Fresh Gatherings Cafe and Farm

Gabby Chiodo, Associate News Editor November 17, 2021

As Thanksgiving approaches, people globally are forced to face the harsh reality of food insecurity. While the holiday traditionally features a variety of food and desserts, there are those who do not...

SLU Marks Third Largest Fundraising Campaign in University History

Abhinav Vayyeti November 4, 2021

 2021 marked the third-largest fundraising year in University history; 15,000 individuals, foundations and companies generously helped raise $71 million. This year’s campaign falls short only to...

Photos Courtesy of Lennart Ootes

Świercz, Cervantes Compete in U.S Chess Championship

Conor Dorn, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2021

The 2021 United States Chess Championship concluded on Monday, Oct. 18, with two SLU students, Dariusz Swiercz and Thalia Cervantes, competing in the prestigious event. The pair, who are also members...

Pius Library: Best in State

Pius Library: Best in State

Jack Johnston, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

Pius XII Memorial Library was recognized as the 2021 Missouri Library of the Year by the Missouri Library Association. This award came after 18 months of Pius Library functioning through the COVID-19...

Student Advocacy Effort Seeks to Double Pell Grant

Student Advocacy Effort Seeks to Double Pell Grant

Zoë Butler, News Editor October 21, 2021

Last month, SLU’s Center for Social Action spearheaded an advocacy day on the main quad as part of the national movement to double the Pell Grant, a need-based financial subsidy awarded at the federal...

University Theatre’s Season Opens with This Is Our Youth

University Theatre’s Season Opens with “This Is Our Youth”

Brian Guerin, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

Kenneth Lonergan’s classic work This Is Our Youth was the opening production of the Saint Louis University Theatre & Dance Season and ran from Oct. 1-10. Director Tom Martin said he is optimistic...

7 Years Later: Commemorating OccupySLU

7 Years Later: Commemorating OccupySLU

Ulaa Kuziez, Staff Writer October 21, 2021

In the early hours of Oct. 13, 2014, two months after the police murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo and just a week after the police murder of VonDerrit Myers Jr. in St. Louis, a group of nearly...

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