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Meet the 2024-2025 SGA Candidates

Brooke Kenworthy, SGA Election Commissioner February 26, 2024

Presidential Candidates Reueline Arulanandam Hello Billikens! My name is Reueline Arulanandam (she/her) and I am a junior studying Public Health with minors in Political Science and Urban...

Economist Julianne Malveaux speaks at a briefing held by the Descendants of the St. Louis University Enslaved on Feb. 8, 2024. Malveaux helped the group calculate the value of wages for enslaved people who labored at Saint Louis University.

Descendants of enslaved people who helped build SLU want compensation, recognition

Zekhra Gafurova, Ulaa Kuziez, and Lauren Hutchens February 23, 2024

The descendants of enslaved people who helped build Saint Louis University argue the institution owes them upwards of $74 billion in restitution for their ancestors’ stolen labor and wealth.   At...

Woody is two-year-old English Labrador Retriever whose job is to play with and support people at SLU. He is photographed at the Simon Recreation Center on Jan. 25, 2024.

Meet Duo Dog Woody, SLU’s new facility dog

Sky Carroll, Senior Writer February 22, 2024

Depending on where you meet him, Duo Dog Woody will be ready to cater to whatever you need at that moment. He might bring you a toy, come up to you for pets or just sit with you in comfort.  Woody,...

Humphreys Restaurant & Tavern sits on the corner of Spring Street and Laclede directly across from SLUs campus.

Aggressive incident at Humphrey’s shocks community

Kaleb Yu, Contributor February 18, 2024

Updated on Feb. 19 at 6:38 p.m. to include information provided by Humphrey's management. A previous version of the story named the bar owner but the name has been removed at the request of the individual.   After...

American flag flipped upside down saying, Boeing killed 20,000+ and counting on the railing in front of the Richard A. Chaifetz Business School on Feb. 9. (The University News / Lauren Hutchens)

Chaifetz School of Business locks down, shutting out protestors’ calls to cut ties with Boeing

Owen Herdrick and Lauren Hutchens February 13, 2024

To protest Saint Louis University's partnership with Boeing and Israel’s persistent bombing of Gaza, around 70 people gathered in front of the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business on Feb. 9. The...

SLU Omkara onstage at the Origins Championship at UCSD.

SLU’s Omkara competes in national Indian classical dance championship in San Diego

Aditya Gunturu, Staff Writer February 12, 2024

As students were beginning to return to campus, a group of Saint Louis University student dancers were preparing for their biggest event yet. On Jan. 14, Omkara, SLU's classical Indian dance team, traveled...

A technical glitch compromosied the safety of residents living on Spring Halls fourth floor.

Technical glitch allowed all student ID cards to open rooms on a Spring Hall floor

Ulaa Kuziez, News Editor January 31, 2024

Keycard scanners malfunctioned in Spring Hall and temporarily compromised the safety of residents living on the hall’s fourth floor.  The technical malfunction allowed any student ID card to open...

Snow Day Zoom Scandal

Sophia Brummond, Copy Editor January 31, 2024

Uninvited students made insensitive remarks and bullied the professors and students through Zoom conferences over a snow day at Saint Louis University.  After school was called off on Monday, Jan....

Campus dining card update causes confusion

Mariya Yasinovska, Copy Editor January 31, 2024

During the first week of the spring semester at Saint Louis University, several on-campus dining locations were unable to accept Flex dollars, causing food access issues for many students on campus.  One...

OccupySLU hosts sit-in at campus Starbucks in support of Gaza ceasefire

OccupySLU hosts sit-in at campus Starbucks in support of Gaza ceasefire

Zekhra Gafurova, Senior Writer January 28, 2024

OccupySLU, a student organization continuing the work from the original 2014 movement, organized a two day student sit-in at Starbucks to protest SLU’s “complicit role in the genocide of Gaza,”...

The Good Place actor Jameela Jamil talks disability justice at SLU

The Good Place actor Jameela Jamil talks disability justice at SLU

Shah Shamsipour and Zekhra Gafurova January 28, 2024

SLU’s Great Issues Committee hosted Jameela Jamil, who stars as Tahani Al-Jamil in The Good Place, as their first guest speaker of the year. Jamil, who has a disability called Ehlers-Danlos syndrome...

Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz speaks at Saint Louis Universitys 12th annual tribute for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 18.(Aditya Gunturu / The University News)

Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz, daughter of Malcolm X, shares the value of learning self-love at MLK tribute event

Fatema Rehmani, Contributor January 26, 2024

Dr. Ilyasah Shabazz recalled the day when she stood alongside her three sisters and her pregnant mother, Dr. Betty Shabazz. On Feb. 21, 1965, in what was formerly the Audubon Ballroom, Betty witnessed...

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