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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...

(Photo courtesy of Anna Rogers)

SLU pep band director resigns due to ‘heavy strain,’ points to decline of music department

Kavya Harish, Staff Writer March 30, 2023

Tonight, the Saint Louis University pep band starts small. Micro crescendos dot their pieces, lifting the audience up and setting them back down in anticipation of something big. Then the real rise comes...

(Emma Duman / The University News)

SGA President-elect Marquis Govan Talks Plans for SLU

Stasia Hanonick, Copy Editor March 30, 2023

Marquis Govan is not new to politics. Born and raised in St. Louis, he became involved in activism in his early teens after witnessing inequity and unfair policing practices in his community. As the 2023-...

Sinquefield Chess Commons located in Morrissey Hall at Saint Louis University. (Ulaa Kuziez/The University News)

SLU Chess Coach Resigns Amid Sexual Abuse Investigations

Alex Rozar, Staff Writer March 10, 2023

Saint Louis University chess coach Alejandro Ramirez resigned on Monday, March 6 after eight women accused him of sexual misconduct, including three who said they were underage at the time. Ramirez,...

Community members gathered on March 1 to remember the four people killed in a fatal hit and run on. (Ulaa Kuziez/ The University News)

Community holds memorial for four young adults killed in hit and run

Ulaa Kuziez, News Editor March 5, 2023

Over 100 people gathered on Forest Park Avenue for a memorial and balloon release Wednesday, March 1 to honor the lives of three teens and one young adult who were victims of a hit-and-run.  Anthony...

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